Latest News in South Africa – Thursday, 22 September 2022

  • Karyn Maughan appeals in the personal case against Jacob Zuma.
  • Tiffany Haddish claims to be unemployed after being accused of molestation. 
  • Sithole used his experience to make the Bafana Bafana debut. 

News24 journalist files urgent case against Zuma to have ‘abusive’ summons thrown out – News24 (for subscribers)

Karyn Maughan, a specialist legal reporter for News24, has filed an urgent appeal with the Pietermaritzburg High Court. According to News24, Maughan has requested that a private prosecution initiated against her by former president Jacob Zuma be dismissed.

Zuma launched a private prosecution against Maughan and State advocate Billy Downer. He apparently deposited R90 000 with the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court as security for the defence.” Read more here

“I Lost Everything”: Tiffany Haddish Reveals She’s Been Removed From All Upcoming Jobs As Jane Doe Drops Child Sexual Exploitation Suit – Essence

Tiffany Haddish claims she is now unemployed after being accused of molestation, despite the fact that the corresponding case has been dropped.

“Oh, I lost everything,” she told TMZ photographers. “All my gigs – gone. Everything, gone.” Read more here

Bafana’s Yaya, the diamond unearthed by the scout who found Ronaldo, set to sparkle – TimesLIVE (for subscribers)

Sphephelo Sithole’s route to international football was littered with setbacks, but when he made his Bafana Bafana debut in this year’s 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations loss to Morocco on the road, he used his experience playing against superstars in Portugal. Read more here

Here are the top trending stories of the day. 

Headline: Lack of quality leadership the cause of SA’s problems – Thabo Mbeki – News24

Headline: Busa pleads with govt to take urgent steps to end power cuts – EWN

Headline: Mariah Carey Teases Release For Secret ‘90s Grunge Album – Huffington Post

Headline: Emily Ratajkowski Gives Thoughts on Adam Levine Cheating Allegations: ‘We Continue to Blame Women for Men’s Mistakes’ – Billboard

Headline: FIFA23: Which African teams, clubs are on FIFA? – Goal

Weather: Warm day with fire warnings for parts of SA – News24

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