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Morning Newspaper Report

The headlines of the leading newspapers on 10 June 2024:

NATIONAL:

# Business Day:

Reports the ANC’s top seven, including president Cyril Ramaphosa, will this week conduct interviews with possible premiers in the five provinces where the party won majorities as well as other provinces where he may be part of coalition governments.

GAUTENG:

# Beeld:

Dedicates its entire front page to this weekend’s Comrades Marathon and the victory of Gerda Steyn in a record time of five-hours 49-minutes and 46-seconds.

# The Star and Pretoria News:

Writes the former deputy commissioner of North West, William Mpembe, and the former chief of detectives, Gideon van Zyl are suing the police for three-million-rand each after they were earlier arrested in connection with the Marikana massacre, but not prosecuted.

And reports the National Student Financial Aid Scheme has called for students not to be evicted from their accommodation.

# Sowetan:

Reports a lawyer from Johannesburg, Arnold Mkhabela who is accused of defrauding clients with their Road Accident Fund claims has been temporarily suspended while the allegations are investigated.

# And The Citizen:

Writes the president of the ANC’s Veterans League, Snuki Zikalala says the ANC ceded votes to the MK Party because they did not act effectively against former president Jacob Zuma.

FREE STATE:

# Volksblad in Bloemfontein:

Reports this week is crucial for the government of national unity with the ANC saying its door is open to any party that wants to cooperate. The first session of the Parliament must take place in a week from tomorrow.

Then the paper writes about tributes pouring in after the death of the newspaper’s former news editor, Mike van Rooyen.

And finally there is also news about Gerda Steyn.

WESTERN CAPE:

# Die Burger:

Has the same lead as Volksblad and also writes about Gerda Steyn.

And secondly, there is news about a vehicle that ran into the sea at the Oceana Power Ski Boat Club in Cape Town.

# And Cape Times:

Writes Ajay and Anil Gupta have been denied bail in connection with their alleged assistance in the suicide of businessman Satinder Singh Sawhney in India.

And it is reported the government of national unity is still opposed from certain quarters.

EASTERN CAPE:

# The Herald in Gqeberha:

Reports repairs to a canal in the Sundays River Valley have been suspended due to the heavy rainfall in the area, which may result in the water scheme collapsing.

And secondly, the paper writes about the power struggle in the Eastern Province Rugby Union which turned violent with the acting head, George Malgas, being held hostage.

KWAZULU-NATAL:

# Daily News in Durban:

Writes the flood victims are still without power supply.

And reports in detail about the Comrades Marathon.

And finally from NAMIBIA:

# Republikein  in Windhoek:

Reports the government has gazetted a new list of minimum wages for workers in the construction industry.

And secondly, writes the High Court has found there is evidence that a solicitor has acted dishonestly and he may possibly be struck off the roll. He failed to inform the court that he had been convicted of fraud, theft and bribery.