This week Verashni Pillay and Faranaaz Parker take a look at the week's big stories, including a look at the launch of the latest 24-hour news channel, ANN7, the latest on the country's ongoing textbooks scandal, and some speculation on what lies in store for disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule.
M&G investigative reporter Craig McKune speaks with us about his attempts to find out more about the deal that's seen a large stake in Independent News and Media South Africa bought up by South African and Chinese state entities. His queries to the head of the consortium, Iqbal Survé, resulted in a lot of profanity and allegations that the M&G is funded by the CIA.
And reporter Sarah Evans brings us the highlights and the lowlights from the arms deal commission, from ministers waxing lyrical about the multi-billion rand frigates to navy officers declaring their love for them.
We'll also take a look at the news week ahead and play you some weekly Choons, dedicated to the people and issues making headlines.
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