Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: R200 000 stolen at Umhlanga Crescent robbery

Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: R200 000 stolen at Umhlanga Crescent robbery

This happened at First National Bank...

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Day of Reconciliation and we are still here to share five of the top stories in the country and across the world. 

1.

Hours after the Pretoria High Court ruled that the medical parole of former president Jacob Zuma is null and void, his foundation says his lawyers have already delivered an application to appeal “on the grounds that the judgement is clearly wrong”.

Former South African president Jacob Zuma addresses the media in his home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal on July 4, 2021. South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma, ordered to surrender himself to start a 15-month jail term for contempt, said on July 4, 2021,
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2.

Lewis Hamilton is now Sir. Lewis Hamilton after receiving a Knighthood from the Queen of England. 

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3.

Ahead of the busiest beach days kicking off from December 16, Lifesaving SA president Dhaya Sewduth told a media house that lifeguards reported beachgoers had been aggressive towards them this past weekend. Just listen to them please.

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4.

In a historic feat, NASA‘s Parker Solar Probe has ‘touched’ the Sun by flying around its upper atmosphere. 

The upper atmosphere of the Sun is thought to be around 1 111 093 degrees celsius. According to researchers, the upper atmosphere – known as the corona – is where magnetic fields bind plasma, preventing turbulent solar winds from escaping.

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5.

Around R200 000 in cash was stolen during a robbery at First National Bank (FNB) in Crescent Shopping Centre in Umhlanga, KZN, on Wednesday. Their getaway car was a silver Porsche. 

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