Daily IOL Radio News Bulletin - April 13

Published Apr 13, 2023


Cape Town - As you kick start your day, Nokuthula Khwela brings you the country’s biggest stories.

In our top stories:

KwaZulu-Natal’s Arts, Sports and Culture MEC Amanda Bani-Mapena has resigned from her political role in the provincial executive after just seven months in office.

Bani-Mapena, a former senior eThekwini Municipality official, who left the municipality under a cloud following tender fraud allegations, came to the office in August last year, replacing Hlengiwe Mavimbela.

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Local doodle artist, Dylan Gordon, is ready to jet off to Amsterdam later this year to represent South Africa in the global Red Bull Doodle Art competition.

The 21-year-old won the national leg of the competition before the World Final in Amsterdam, where the 2023 Red Bull Doodle Art winner will be chosen by a panel of experts.

After being announced as the national winner, a stoked Gordon said his intricate entry to the competition took between two to four hours to draw.

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