WATCH: A roundup of IOL’s Top 5 stories this week
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These are the stories that engaged our readers this week:
A meat wholesaler and retailer slammed allegations that a truck full of zebra carcasses was destined for their fridges.
Photographs from an accident scene circulated on social media showed zebra carcasses, claiming the load was for Emam Bux, which the butcher strongly denied.
Human rights and anti-apartheid icon George Bizos, died peacefully at home of natural causes, attended to by family. He was 92.
Tributes have poured in for the Rivonia trial defence lawyer, with the ANC calling him “a principled champion of the downtrodden”.
Caster Semenya has lost her latest appeal against new rules governing testosterone levels in female athletes.
Following the news, the two-time Olympic champion said she refuses “to let World Athletics drug me or stop me from being who I am”.
South Africans have opened their hearts and wallets to Wiseman Ndabezitha, the BP petrol attendant who was tricked, scammed and embarrassed on video
by a snide motorist who drove off without footing his petrol bill, much to the anger of people on social media.
Clicks triggered the ire of South Africans over images on their website showing prejudice against natural black hair.
Protests by EFF members at stores across the country forced the retailer to close up shop for a day and remove TRESemmé products from their shelves.