Pistorius: 107 Witnesses Over 14 Days In March - Prosecutors and lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have agreed he will go on trial for 14 days in March – with 107 witnesses to be called by the state alone. [mail&guardian]
Oscar Pushing For Civil Suit Settlement - Lawyers for disgraced Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius are desperately trying to negotiate an out-of-court settlement with the parents of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, whom he killed on Valentine’s Day. [timeslive]
State Will Argue That Reeva Was Cowering Behind Toilet [Images] – The City Press has reported that the state intends to argue that Reeva Steenkamp was cowering behind the toilet when Oscar Pistorius shot and killed her on Valentine’s Day this year. [2ov]
Yes, Apple Will Sell a Gold-Tone iPhone - Apple is adding a new color to the iPhone color palette and, yes, it is indeed gold. [allthingsd]
Applications Now Open For Minister Of Communications - If your faux French accent and pick up lines are a hit amongst the ladies. If you trend on Twitter and never need to retract a status or comment you may just have what it takes. [apply here]
UK Government Destroyed Guardian Hard Drives Over Snowden Story - British government officials ordered the destruction of hard drives at the Guardian offices in London that purportedly contained information relating to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. [smh]
Egypt’s Mubarak Is About to Be Set Free – A court on Monday ordered the release of former President Hosni Mubarak, and for the first time it was conceivable he might go free — a measure of how far the tumult now shaking Egypt has rolled back the sweeping changes and soaring hopes that followed his exit two and a half years ago. [nytimes]
Agliotti Lifestyle Audit Reveals R78m Tax Bill - Convicted drug dealer and one-time murder accused Glenn Agliotti laundered millions into overseas bank accounts, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) has claimed in court papers. [citypress]
Prince William: George ‘A Little Rascal’ - Prince William has revealed how the birth of his “little rascal” son has changed his life. [nzher]
Prince George’s First Family Photos [Gallery] – The royal baby portrait is finally here! One month after Prince George was born, his first formal photos with his parents, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, have been released by the palace. [huffers]
Western Cape Pours R87m Into Drug Fight - The Western Cape provincial government has budgeted R87m to fight drug and alcohol abuse, Premier Helen Zille said on Monday. [news24]
Al-Qaeda ‘Targeting European Rail Network’: Report - Al-Qaeda is plotting attacks on Europe’s high-speed rail network, German mass circulation daily Bild reported on Monday, citing intelligence sources. [afp]
Amazon.com Crashed For Half An Hour Yesterday – Amazon.com’s main web site was down for just under a half hour yesterday. The reason is still unknown but sites in the U.S and Canada were unavailable. [forbes]
Billy Joel’s Ex-Wife And Daughter In Bikinis [Photo] – Looking more like sisters than mother and daughter, Christie Brinkley and Alexa Ray Joel soaked up the Hamptons sun for a fishing trip Aug. 15. [nydn]
Chinese Man Throws Homemade Bombs To Prevent A Forced Demolition Of His Home - A man in Qingdao, dubbed China’s most livable city, took to throwing homemade bombs to defend his home when construction workers stopped by to demolish it, according to the Shanghaiist. [busins]
While the Rest of North Korea Struggles, Pyongyang’s Fortunate Few Go Shopping - It’s not just the new high-rises, even the people appear different — many are toting mobile phones, and women dress in high heels. As implausible as it sounds, signs of a small middle class can be seen. [time]
Man Kills Himself Inside Olivia Newton-John’s Home – Authorities say a man has been found dead from a gunshot wound inside a South Florida home owned by singer Olivia Newton-John and her husband. [ap]
Mum Dead For 42 Minutes, Brought Back To Life By Medical Miracle - A mother of two who was clinically dead for 42 minutes has been given the chance to see her children grow up after a medical miracle saved her life. [hersun]
Fergie Has Legally Changed Her Name – Fergie isn’t just a stage persona anymore — she’s officially changed her name from Stacy Ann Ferguson to Fergie Duhamel after a judge gave the sign off on Friday. [tmz]
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Are You Aware Of Your Baby’s Sensory Needs?Mommy Matters At 9am – This week on the Mommy Matters Show on 2oceansVibe Radio, Kath will be joined in studio by co-authors, Meg Faure and Kath Megaw, from Baby Sense. For those few new mommies who don’t know the Baby Sense brand, let this be an introduction to the concept of a calm sensory world, which is the key to a calm baby who sleeps well. [mommymatters]
Jackie Wiese, Co-Owner Of Periquita SA With Bailey Schneider, 2pm – Jackie joins Bailey for a full hour to chat Brazilian Bikini trends, summer bodies and how to obtain them and how to max out your sexiness on the beach this summer. Tune in from 14h00-15h00. [baileyschneider]
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