In the headlines: A wrap of the day's newspapers

Today's headlines are looking at the violence over the weekend at Moses Mabhida Stadium. (Gemma Ritchie/M&G)

Today's headlines are looking at the violence over the weekend at Moses Mabhida Stadium. (Gemma Ritchie/M&G)

The Star

  • Soccer thugs slated: 18 Chiefs fans’ stadium rampage

The government has demanded swift action in identifying and dealing with the hooligans behind the violence that erupted at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday night.

  • Turkish nationals in SA fear abductions

“Yesterday we were sitting together, today they call us terrorists. Immediately overnight they changed.” A conspicuously distressed Turkish national uttered these words during an interview with The Star at the Nizamiye Mosque Complex in Midrand.

The Citizen

  • Supra digs in

There is still no word from ANC bigwigs on the fate of North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo as pressure for him to step down amid corruption allegations sparked violent protests last week. An analyst says the premier is a fighter and is unlikely to resign from his position. 

Business Day

  • Steinhoff board intact after AGM pummelling

Steinhoff’s board survived a bruising annual meeting in Amsterdam on Friday though a protest vote against two directors by the Public Investment Corporation nearly torpedoed its plan to put a “restructuring plan” to lenders in May.

  • Mahumapelo: ANC leaders to hold urgent discussion

The ANC’s national working committee is expected to deliberate on North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s fate on Monday after protester called for his head last week.

Sowetan

  • I want answers – sports minister

Tokozile Xasa has called for a probe into Kaizer Chiefs fans’ riot

Daily Sun

  • Disgusting!

It’s called the beautiful game but in this case there was nothing beautiful about it.

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