News Wrap – 26 August 2015
Mandla Matsimela is now getting help from the Gauteng department of social development.
This after a KayaNews investigation revealed that the Matsimela’s family was struggling to afford rehabilitation for him.
POLICE BRUTALITY VIDEO GOES VIRAL
An investigation is underway after another video revealing police brutality went viral.
Douglasdale police have been implicated after they choked a man until he passed out.The incident happened in Fourways last week – and comes amid claims of rampant police brutality – especially in Edenvale.
GUPTA PLAN FLIES GOVERNMENT DELIGATION
A high level delegation which accompanied Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to Japan was flown by the Gupta’s. According to reports – the Guptas plane was used to transport Ramaphosa and several ministers at the weekend.
COSAS LASHES AT TEACHERS
The congress of South African students COSAS has called for harsher penalties for teachers taking advantage of learners from broken homes. This as a study reveals that one in five learners in the province are pressured to have sex with teachers.
PLANS TO BOOST ZIMBABWE ECONOMY
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has unveiled his ten point plan to revive his country’s ailing economy. Mugabe says the plan will focus on reviving agriculture, to grow mining and small medium term enterprises.