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Twitterverse full of suggestions on what to exchange #For4billion

Twitterverse has largely criticised the plans by arms procurement agency Armscor to acquire a private jet for President Jacob Zuma which could cost R4 billion.

Armco has set a deadline for 20 November for information on possible suppliers before the acquisition’s board meets in December.

Meanwhile, South Africans have responded to the news with their own suggestions on what they would buy for R4 billion.

Some serious, others light-hearted, we've compiled some of the most interesting proposals so far.

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ANC vets want civil society groups present at the consultative conference, which they want held separately from another meeting.

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Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

EWN's Gaye Davis summarises the evidence of the SABC journalists who appeared before the ad hoc committee in Parliament.

#ZumaJet doesn't fly with analysts

#ZumaJet doesn't fly with analysts

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Twitterverse responds to Homo Naledi fossil discovery using trending hashtags

SA humour shines yet again, on Twitter, after a new species of human relative was unveiled at the Cradle of Humankind in Maropeng.

Twitterbuzz surrounds Trevor Noah as he dismisses reports of 'dead cousin'

Twitterbuzz surrounds Trevor Noah as he dismisses reports of 'dead cousin'

SA funnyman has been trending on Twitter after questioning a story by the Sunday Times, that reported his alleged relative dead.

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CT airport shooting attempted hit on gang boss allegedly linked to '28s' -expert

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Cape Town International Airport shooting could be gang related - ACSA

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