Latest News in South Africa – Wednesday, 21 September 2022

  • The EFF calls for the immediate firing of Eskom’s entire board, including CEO Andre de Ruyter.
  • Adam Levine addresses the cheating allegations with Sumner Stroh.
  • Springboks coach: Frans Steyn is ready to make an impact. 

MPS call for sacking of entire Eskom board as SA’s load shedding worsens – EWN

On Tuesday, various members of parliament demanded Andre de Ruyter’s dismissal due to the energy crisis.

“The EFF calls for the immediate firing of Eskom’s entire board, including the incompetent and useless Chief Executive Officer, Andre de Ruyter and Chief Operation Officer, Jan Oberholzer,” said EFF MP, Ntombovuyo Mente. Read more here

Influencer Seemingly Claps Back After Adam Levine Denies Her Affair Accusation – Huffington Post

Wednesday evening, Instagram influencer Sumner Stroh replied to her claims that she and Adam Levine did not have an extramarital affair and that he only flirted with her.

Stroh wrote on her Instagram story, “Get this man a dictionary.”

Adam Levine denied the cheating allegations and responded by saying he acted “inappropriately”. 

“I did not have an affair, nevertheless, I crossed the line during a regrettable period of my life,” Levine wrote on Instagram. “In certain instances it became inappropriate. I have addressed that and taken proactive steps to remedy this with my family.” Read more here

Direct, confrontational Frans Steyn will be pivotal for Boks in Durban – TimesLIVE (for subscribers)

Over the past ten years, only six Springboks players have started in the No. 10 jersey. It’s a spot that Springbok coaches have fought hard to keep, which may be why Frans Steyn will be just the seventh player to wear that jersey since 2012, when South Africa played Argentina in Durban. Read more here

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Headline: Breakdown Nation: Insurance scrambles with claims as Eskom collapses from global leader to local pariah – News24

Headline: Pay back the Moolla: Ponzi scheme beneficiary’s R63m reckoning – TimesLIVE (for subscribers)

Headline: Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears’ Accuser Drops Lawsuit Over Alleged Child Sexual Abuse – Complex

Headline: Blast from the past: Mayo is the main man for Bafana in Cosafa Cup final – TimesLIVE (for subscribers)

Headline: Bad news for South Africa as renewable power projects delayed – Business Tech

Weather: Cool day with isolated showers across SA – News24

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