WATCH: A roundup of IOL’s Top 5 stories this week
These are the stories that engaged our readers this week:
People spilled out onto Marine Drive to pay their last respects to alleged drug kingpin, Simone Jasmin. Known as Queen of the South to the Wentworth community, Jasmin was ‘assassinated’ last week.
As over a million Grade 12 pupils kicked off their final exams this week, the Department of Basic Education announced that pupils who test positive for Covid-19 will be allowed to write, but in isolation.
Unions and businesses expressed shock at learning that the National Coronavirus Command Council had moved to cancel the Ters benefit without consulting social partners, despite assurances from the president last month.
Former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni stunned state capture inquiry chair Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo when she revealed the secret identity of a witness dubbed “Mr. X”.
As Joe Biden moved closer to winning the White House, President Donald Trump adopted a fighting posture, making false claims to undermine a vote that was not going his way.