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#FiveThingsYouNeedToKnow: Reaction to Zuma's release doesn't surprise JZ Foundation

SA National Taxi Council has slammed rumours of another taxi strike, a giant killer shark movie in China has blown away 'Barbie''s box office results, and much more..

Jacob Zuma
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Here are five things you need to know as you wake up this Tuesday morning...

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The airport at Catania in Sicily, a top Italian tourist destination, has halted all flights after a new eruption at nearby Mount Etna.

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The SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) has slammed rumours that there is another strike planned.

Read more: Santaco calls off Western Cape taxi strike

Santaco says that its apolitical stance is a matter of policy.


The Jacob Zuma Foundation said it was not surprised at the mixed reaction regarding the special remission programme which allowed for the release of the former president.

Read more: ANC KZN ‘delighted’ at Zuma remission decision

Former president Jacob Zuma is facing fraud and corruption charges in connection with the arms deal procurement programme concluded in the 90s.
Zuma’s arms deal corruption case postponed Image: Clive Ndou


Convicted sex trafficker and child rapist Gerhard Ackerman has been handed 12 life sentences for crimes related to the sex abuse ring he ran in Johannesburg.

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A movie about giant killer sharks in China has blown 'Barbie''s box office results out of the water. 'Meg 2: The Trench' is dominating box office sales, generating $53.3-million in its debut last weekend. That already exceeds what 'Barbie' and Tom Cruise's new 'Mission: Impossible' earned in China. 

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