#News24 ICYMI: Heartbreak for the Pistorius family, R5k bail for Mduduzi Manana and Trevor Noah gets new SA TV show

Cape Town – Oscar Pistorius’ grandmother Joyce Bekker has died, Mali hostage Stephen McGown opens up about his captivity in Mali and a cold front is set to sweep over the Western Cape bringing rain and snow.

Here is a wrap of some top stories you may have missed today.

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied that Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is receiving special treatment in his assault case, despite video evidence to the contrary.

“The case of the deputy minister is very disappointing, because we expect individuals like him to act as an ambassador,” Mbalula said.

Oscar Pistorius’ grandmother Joyce Bekker died at the age of 93 this morning. “Everybody is devastated,” a source close to the Pistorius family said.

Trevor Noah is reteaming with M-Net (DStv 101) and will be doing a 13-part TV series set for broadcast in 2018.

The current working title of the show is Trevor Noah Presents … in which he will showcase upcoming young comedians in South Africa.

“I’ve always wanted to give young comedians the opportunity to connect with their audience – young comedians doing comedy in different languages,” he said about his plans for Trevor Noah Presents..


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