Top news items in major S. African media outlets

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CAPE TOWN, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in South African major news outlets on Saturday.

-- South African troops from around the country have arrived in Cape Town to support a planned police operation to rid crime-ridden suburbs of gangs and criminals.

Army spokesperson Siphiwe Dlamini said on Friday that all the legal paperwork from their side had been processed so that the support Police Minister Bheki Cele announced on Thursday would be in line with the Constitution.(News24)

-- Former President Jacob Zuma said on Friday that he would go to the state capture commission next week and would see how it goes.

There was much anticipation ahead of his appearance at the state capture commission partly because he previously accused the inquiry of targeting him, trying to ambush and humiliate him and of being political.(Eyewitness News)

-- The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday called on Parliament to act decisively against acts of physical intimidation by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs.

On Thursday, chaos broke out in Parliament when EFF MPs disrupted Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan's budget vote speech, calling him a constitutional delinquent. (African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem

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