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

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(Gemma Ritchie/M&G)

The Star

  • Gloves are off as court fight looms

After eight months of toing and froing, the DA used an obscure clause in its party constitution to axe Patricia de Lille as Cape Town mayor, and as a member of the party.

  • Innocent teacher fights sexual harassment claims 

Despite being cleared in an investigation, educator alleges that a management team is targeting him.

  • MEC apologises to family for cops in missing girl case

Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane yesterday apologised to the family of the autistic girl whose body was found in the Moretele River in Mamelodi on Sunday.


  • Mahumapelo quits as premier of troubled NW

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet is set to put the North West government under administration today, just hours after the resignation of controversial premier Supra Mahumapelo.

  • Cyril turns heat on ex-spy boss

President Cyril Ramaphosa is to set up a review panel to probe shenanigans at the State Security Agency (SSA), including the alleged abuse of R1-billion of taxpayers’ money by its former director-general Arthur Fraser.

  • ‘Inhumane’ treatment by Unisa boss laid bare

Employees at the University of South Africa (Unisa) have detailed their “inhumane” treatment at the hands of their boss who they claimed belittled and humiliated them in front of their colleagues.

The Citizen

  • The 2019 De Lille effect

Will the DA lose the coloured vote in the Western Cape in next year’s elections because it has fired CIty of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille?

  • Court to decide on Grace’s immunity after ‘attack’

AfriForum’s application against the decision by the SA government to grant diplomatic immunity to former first lady of Zimbabwe Grace Mugabe, following an alleged physical assault on Johannesburg model Gabriella Engels, will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria this week, the civil rights group said yesterday.

  • Jobless thousands left disappointed after fake SMS

A fake SMS promising city residents jobs resulted in over 4 000 people showing up yesterday at the Akasia Community Hall, north of Pretoria, with the hope of being employed by the end of the day.

Daily Sun

  • ‘Land still a deep wound’

Land reform is necessary for South Africa to grow, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in parliament yesterday.

  • Protest against RDPs!

A war is brewing between the residents of Marimba Gardens in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni and MMC for Housing Lesiba Mpya.

  • Mshoza: flames of fury!

Angry husband sets fire to star’s clothes.

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