WATCH & LISTEN: Here's a recap of this morning's top news stories.

Breakfast Edition: 17 September 2015

WATCH & LISTEN: Here's a recap of this morning's top news stories.

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ANOTHER ARREST IN CHILD PORN-CASE: A 20-year-old computer science student from the University of Johannesburg is the latest South African to have been arrested in connection with an international child pornography syndicate. Police Brigadier Vish Naidoo says he's already appeared in court and was released on bail of R5,000. Meanwhile the bail application of a 56-year-old mechanic from Pretoria West, who has allegedly been linked to an international child pornography syndicate, will continue tomorrow morning. The man face 6 charges of rape, one of sexual assault, and one of producing child pornography. The Pretoria West pair were among four people arrested in connection with this case just over two weeks ago. Maryke Vermaak has more.

GOVERNMENT REACTS TO AL-BASHIR JUDGEMENT: Government has just under three weeks to decide if it will petition the Supreme Court of Appeals regarding the Omar Al-Bashir issue. The court yesterday denied the government leave to appeal its previous finding, that al Bashir should have been arrested and NOT allowed to leave the country, when he attended the African Union summit in June. Karabo Ngoepe reports.

Zuma, Al-Bashir

BURKINA FASO PRESIDENT KIDNAPPED: In West Africa, Burkina Faso has been plunged in even more political presidential uncertainty just weeks before the first elections since the former leader was ousted. Members of the presidential guard on Wednesday afternoon "kidnapped" the interim president and prime minister during a Parliamentary session. This triggered immediate street protests outside the presidential palace where the men are being held. Both the African Union and United Nations are demanding the release of top officials. 

MOBILE ROOMS SET ALIGHT: In Limpopo, public order police were deployed to St Ritas hospital where members of the community at Glen Cowie burnt down mobile rooms of a Nursing School. According to the police's Ronel Otto the situation is calm this morning with no injuries or arrests reported.

Rooms set alight
Rooms set alight
rooms set alight

TEEN ARRESTED FOR BUILDING A CLOCK: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday showed support for a 14-year-old Texas high school student who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. "Cool clock, Ahmed," Obama said on Twitter. "Want to bring it to the White House?" The president said more kids like Ahmed Mohamed, who has been described as an avid inventor, should be inspired to take science courses.

BEST NEWS: Becoming pregnant is not as easy as it seems, for some couples. A video of a woman who broke the news by hiding a pregnancy test inside of an Apple Watch box has gone viral with more than 1.7 million views.



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