In the headlines: A wrap of the day's newspapers
- ‘Babes was given to me by God’
Accused woman basher Mampintsha says he still wants to marry his alleged victim.
- ANC out to clear legal hurdles on land issue
A bill that might pave the way for the government to seize land without compensation – which has been back and forth between the Presidency and Parliament for the past decade – has to be updated to bolster the principle, says an ANC transformation committee member.
- Capitec moves into insurance market
Capitec, the lender that indelibly disrupted SA’s banking sector, entered the insurance market with the launch of Capitec Insure on Monday.
- Moyane’s lawyer objects to inquiry chairwoman
Former Constitutional Court justice Kate O’Regan will probably be removed as chairwoman of the disciplinary inquiry into suspended South African Revenue Service boss Tom Moyane, a move that could further delay the stabilising and renewing of the state institution.
- Car Park Mysteries
Cars abandoned for years are left gathering dust at an airport and in Gautrain parking garages, racking up millions of rands in unpaid tickets.
- Brazen heist at mall opposite police station
Not even a police station opposite the Jabulani Mall in Soweto could deter the latest brazen cash-in-transit heist, which took place in broad daylight and resulted in a woman being shot.
- Stone faced killer
Henri van Breda was expressionless as he was found guilty of axing three family members to death – and he displayed a peculiar lack of empathy after the killings, Judge Siraj Desai said.
- ANC braces for land fight with Zulus, EFF
Stance on security tenure may draw ire of IFP, red berets.
- She ate death for dessert!
The quick thinking cheater calmed down his two fighting girlfriends by telling them he would marry them both. But only a few days later the older girlfriend decided she wasn’t ready to share her lover with anybody..