News Wrap – 25 August
North Gauteng High Court Judge Bert Bam is currently reading his judgement in the trial of eight Daveyton Police officers accused of killing Mozambican national Mido Macia.
Macia died in police custody after being dragged behind a police van in full view of the public in February 2013.
MONTANA TO CHALLENGE MADONSELA’S REPORT
The former CEO of rail agency Prasa – Lucky Montana refuses to take the Public Protectors damning findings into his conduct lying down.
Montana plans to exercise his legal right to have Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Prasa report reviewed in court.
WITS SRC ELECTIONS WILL NOT GO AHEAD – EFF
Not only is the EFF taking Wits University to court the party is now threatening that the SRC elections at the institution will not go ahead if it has its way.
Tensions are now running high between the parties.
CHINESE STOCKS CONTINUE TO TUMBLE
Chinese stocks are down again this morning, a day after their worst plunge since 2007 caused market losses around the world.
The global sell-off was driven by fears that China’s slowing growth might pull down other economies.