#FiveThingsYouNeedToKnow: Dollar bills, a sofa, and the President | East Coast Radio

#FiveThingsYouNeedToKnow: Dollar bills, a sofa, and the President

Tributes have poured in for former rugby player and coach Greig Oliver, Federal Aviation Administration has certified a flying car for testing, and much more...

President Cyril Ramaphosa at New Global Financing Pact

Good morning, KZN. 

Here are five things you need to know as you wake up this Wednesday morning...

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According to acting Public Protector Kholeka Gcaleka, President Cyril Ramaphosa was not aware that foreign currency amounting to millions was kept in a sofa at his Phala Phala farm.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa at climate summit in France


The ANC has tasked Zweli Mkhize with quelling tensions in the Zulu kingdom as King Misuzulu kaZwelithini’s office is at odds with his Prime Minister, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

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Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Prince Simakade Zulu media briefing
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Political parties have called for heads to roll in the wake of the security detail of Deputy President Paul Mashatile being involved in the alleged assault of two men in Johannesburg.

Read more: Unmasking Power: Investigating an alleged assault by the VIP Protection Unit


The Springboks have revealed their Nike-designed Rugby Championship jersey for the 2023 tournament. 

Read more: Vermeulen to lead Boks as Kleyn earns SA debut against Australia


The Federal Aviation Administration has certified for testing a vehicle that a California start-up describes as a 'flying car'.

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We wake up to cheaper petrol, yay! But Diesel is up a bit. 

Read more: Petrol price drops while diesel shoots up

June fuel price outlook: petrol and diesel prices coming down next week.
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