WATCH: A roundup of IOL’s Top 5 stories this week
These are the stories that engaged our readers this week:
South African film 'My Octopus Teacher’, which has won more than 20 international awards, became the first nature documentary to win an Academy Award since The Cove in 2010.
As India’s daily coronavirus cases continued to climb to new world records and its death toll passed 200 000, Professor Salim Abdool Karim issued a stern warning to South Africans not to be complacent about the pandemic.
A case of corruption and money laundering was opened by Transform RSA against First Rand Bank and First National Bank for allegedly providing banking facilities to EOH, despite reports of the company being implicated in acts of corruption.
Two months after the passing of her husband, King Goodwill Zwelithini, Regent of the Zulu Nation Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu has died at the age of 65. “This has taken us by surprise and left us utterly bereft,” Buthelezi said.
President Cyril Ramaphosa was in the hot seat at the State Capture Inquiry this week, testifying as the leader of the ANC. The president conceded that Parliament and the ANC dropped the ball in probing state capture allegations.