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  • South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 27 May 2022

    South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 27 May 2022

    We’ve got the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa on Friday, 27 May.

    How HORRIBLE is this! A nanny was recently caught on camera abusing an 8-month-old baby girl in Upington.

    And to make things even worse, the parents found out about the abuse after the video of their little girl was shared on social media.

    In more bad news, the bloodied body of the former KZN Mayor was found in a cane field opposite his homestead in Canelands on Thursday morning. 

    This comes after the one-time Mayor of Verulam Manna Naidoo (74) was allegedly abducted as part of a rushed farm attack on Wednesday.

    Meanwhile, a Johannesburg nurse has suffered a traumatic ordeal this week, after ‘elite’ SAPS officers opened fire on her vehicle BY MISTAKE.

    Three siblings died this morning, and one is in critical condition in hospital after consuming energy drinks allegedly given to them by their father. 

    Lastly, the Department of Correctional Services and former president Jacob Zuma’s legal team have until Wednesday, 1 June, to file papers to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

    TODAY’S LATEST NEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA, Friday 27 May

    WATCH: Horrible! Upington nanny caught on camera abusing baby

    How HORRIBLE is this! A nanny was recently caught on camera abusing an 8-month-old baby girl in Upington.

    And to make things even worse, the parents found out about the abuse after the video of their little girl was shared on social media. The baby girl’s father said they were shocked when they saw the video and immediately opened a case of assault and abuse.

    In the video, the nanny is heard laughing and chatting on the phone, and the baby girl is next to her on the floor. As the baby starts crying, the nanny is seen putting her foot on the baby’s face, and as the baby starts crying more, the nanny puts her toes in the baby’s mouth.

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    Just in: BLOODIED body of Former KZN Mayor found after being targeted in farm attack

    The bloodied body of the former KZN Mayor was found in a cane field opposite his homestead in Canelands on Thursday morning. 

    This comes after the one-time Mayor of Verulam Manna Naidoo (74) was allegedly abducted as part of a rushed farm attack on Wednesday.

    According to Reaction Unit SA (RUSA) spokesperson Prem Balram, Naidoo’s bullet-riddled body was recovered by a search team who were patrolling the cane fields.

    Click here to read more.

    Cop horror: Johannesburg nurse ‘accidentally shot’ by SAPS officers

    SAPS officers in Johannesburg have come under intense scrutiny this week, after they messed up an anti-kidnapping operation in dramatic fashion – leaving a local nurse in need of specialist hospital treatment.

    As reported by TimesLive, the cops behind this shock case of mistaken identity have been branded ‘arrogant cowboys’ as a result of their gung-ho approach, and several more details on this matter have been made public:

    • The nurse in question was driving home from work, late in the evening.
    • Elite SAPS officials mistook her car for one used by a local kidnapping ring.
    • The police officers opened fire on the wrong vehicle.

    Click here to read more.

    Three siblings TRAGICALLY die after consuming energy drinks

    Three siblings died this morning and one is in a critical condition in hospital after consuming energy drinks allegedly given to them by their father. 

    The boys are aged 6, 13, and 16 and were all learners at Ratanda Primary and Khanya Lesedi Secondary Schools in Ratanda.

    According to Gauteng education spokesperson Steve Mabona preliminary reports allege that the father of the three deceased gave all his five children energy drinks in the morning while they were preparing for school. 

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    Jacob Zuma given deadline to PROVE he deserved medical parole

    The Department of Correctional Services and former president Jacob Zuma’s legal team have until Wednesday, 1 June, to file papers to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

    The papers need to challenge the judgement by the High Court that declared Zuma’s release on medical parole was unlawful and irrational. The Helen Suzman Foundation and other respondents have until 1 July to file their opposing papers to the SCA.

    The Constitutional Court sentenced Zuma to 15 months imprisonment for being in contempt of court. This followed the former president breaching the apex court’s order for him to appear before the State Capture Commission after it summoned him.

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