Crime stats, Scotland stays in UK, the TribeOne Festival - Today's Big 3

South Africa's latest crime stats are set for release this morning - but what how accurate and credible are they and do they aid in fighting crime? John Robbie had Institute for Security Studies Senior Researcher Dr Chandre Gould weigh in. Click on the image for the conversation (Pic from MG Online).

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Further afield: economists will more than likely breathe a sigh of relief in knowing that Scotland's citizens have voted to stay within the United Kingdom.

Click on the image for more.

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Patrons, service providers and artists are up in arms over the cancellation of would-be continental music festival the TribeOne Dinokeng Festival. A statement released by the organisers on Thursday confirmed that head-liners such as US hip-hop artists Nicki Minaj, J.Cole, Macklemore+Ryan Lewis, Nigerian star D'Banj and SA's own Khuli Chana, Mafikizolo and others would no longer perform in the three-day mega-fest.

Questions remain around what happened, mere days before the festival was set to happen and whether patrons will be reimbursed.

Click on the image to hear more from TribeOne Dinokeng Spokesperson Derrick Kaufmann and Tshwane City Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa.

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