Mugabe Son Pours Champagne Over His ‘Expensive Watch’ As He Parties In Sandton – A video has emerged of President Robert Mugabe’s youngest son, Bellarmine Chatunga, pouring champagne over his ‘expensive watch’ while his brother and other friends party. [n24]
News Anchor Accuses Kevin Spacey Of Assaulting Her Son, Then 18, Last Year – Authorities in the Cape and Islands District of Mass. have confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that a police investigation involving Kevin Spacey is underway following an allegation that he groped the teenage son of a former Boston TV news anchor. [lat]
South Africa’s Fastest-Selling Book Ever – Attempts by SARS and the SSA to bury Jacques Pauw’s revelations about the extent of state capture have backfired spectacularly. [huff]
Donald Trump Is Using Twitter In China Despite Bans On Western Social Media – President Donald Trump won’t let anything stop him from tweeting, not even the great firewall of China. [ind]
Tencent Buys Minority Stake In Developer Of Snapchat – Tencent Holdings, China’s biggest instant messaging company, bought 145.8 million non-voting shares in Snap Inc., saying it plans to work closely with the social media company. [f24]
Justice Department Says Not So Fast To AT&T’s Time Warner Bid – It seemed like a match made in media heaven. AT&T is a telecommunications giant whose reach stretches to millions of people all over the country, and Time Warner, the owner of CNN, HBO and Warner Bros., has content galore. Together, the two companies would create a colossus straddling the worlds of internet access, news and entertainment. [nyt]
Sky News At Risk Of Closure Should Fox Bid Be Blocked – Sky has warned it could close down Sky News if it proves a sticking point with regulators in its £11.7bn takeover by Murdoch-owned 21st Century Fox. [tele]
One Year In, Trump-World Is Drowning In Regret And Chaos With Little To Show For It – It’s been 12 months since an improbable election, and the president’s cheerleaders, former advisers, and friends have things they would have done differently. [beast]
Apple Unveils Inaugural Scripted Series: Jennifer Aniston-Reese Witherspoon Morning TV Drama And ‘Amazing Stories’ – Apple has lifted the veil on its first scripted series efforts: a drama set in the world of a network morning show and a revival of anthology “Amazing Stories” shepherded by Steven Spielberg and Bryan Fuller. [var]
Germany’s Top Court Tells Lawmakers To Recognize ‘Third Gender’ – Germany’s top court ruled Wednesday that lawmakers must legally recognize a “third gender” from birth. [cnn]
Bill Clinton Suggests Donald Trump Part Of ‘Dictators Club’ On ‘Conan’ – In his first ever appearance on Conan, the former president reflected on the year since Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump. [beast]
Portia de Rossi Says Steven Seagal ”Unzipped” His Pants During Audition – Arrested Development actress Portia De Rossi took to Twitter on Wednesday to recount an alleged experience while trying to audition for a movie for the Above the Law actor Steven Seagal. [eol]
Meghan Markle And Her Life Among Toronto ‘Royalty’ – For years, she lived in the Canadian city relatively under the radar. [bbc]
Vespa’s First Electric Scooter Is Coming In 2018 With 100km Of Range – One year to the day from the announcement that Vespa was getting its first electric option, parent company Piaggio has returned to the Milan Motorcycle Show and let loose (almost) all the information about the forthcoming scooter. [verge]
Five NASA Inventions You Couldn’t Live Without – While NASA was working on sending humans into space, they were also inventing a whole lot of new products to make astronaut’s lives easier – and it wasn’t long before those products infiltrated our lives. [here]
Here’s Where You Can Find The Best Cocktails In Cape Town – As SA Cocktail Week gets under way, we suggest you take a gander at what we consider the best cocktails in Cape Town. Promise you they’re delicious. [here]
Woody Harrelson And Rob Reiner On How ‘Scumbag’ Trump Is No LBJ – The actor and filmmaker sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss their new biopic ‘LBJ,’ about the 36th president of the United States, and the 45th POTUS, Donald J. Trump. [beast]
Watch Louis Theroux Try His Hand At Tackling Australian Slang – Even while he haphazardly tries to figure out Australian slang, as part of a video to help promote local cinema screenings of his latest documentary Heroin Town and new shows airing on BBC Knowledge in the country. [mash]
Emily Ratajkowski Displays Washboard Abs And Phenomenal Figure – In a barely-there bikini as she gives a sneak peek at her swimwear line. [dm]
Lisa Marie Presley Sues For $100 Million – Lisa Marie Presley is about to file a lawsuit against her former financial managers, claiming they squandered more than $100 million over 10 years, but the company says Lisa Marie is broke because she’s a spendthrift. [tmz]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
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Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI [check it out]
South Africans Are Drinking Quality Beer Now So Get With The Programme – Stop being that person who is silently judged at every braai, and get your hands on the tastiest beer the country has to offer. [cheers]
Heads Up, We’re Also After Quality Coffee – How many times have you started your road trip with a crummy cup of coffee from a petrol station? We’ve had enough, and thankfully vida e caffè have decided to step up to the plate. [covfefe]
Have A Little Punt On Your Favourite Team This Weekend – No one is saying you have to bet on the Boks or Bafana Bafana, but if you do fancy a flutter then now’s the time to get stuck in. [check it out]
First Month Storage Space 50% Off At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-Age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special 50% offer the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stuff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
Everyone’s Talking About Streaming These Days – There’s a world of entertainment out there, but if you want to get with the program then there’s no better place to start than Showmax. [here]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber, and get R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
Calling The Home DIY Do-It-Alls – If you’re using a drill around the house and you don’t have a Drilby then grow up. A hundred bucks and you can kiss that dust goodbye [drilby]
So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, somake sure you arrive at every dinner party with a bottle of the best [boekenhout]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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