Move Over Mmusi – National Government’s Taking Over – Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Des van Rooyen has just announced that the management of the drought currently gripping Cape Town and other provinces will become the responsibility of the national government. [mg]
LA Pot Shop Serves 23 606 People In Just One Month – The first month of California’s legal recreational marijuana sales showed that weed is big business, despite local government’s reluctance to issue permits. [mash]
Twitter Posts Its First Quarterly Profit As Ad Sales Rise – Twitter has reported its first quarterly net profit helped by a rise in video advertising sales. [bbc]
‘Protocol Headache’ For Winter Olympics As Mike Pence And Kim Jong-Un’s Sister Arrive – US vice-president and North Korea’s Kim Yo-jong have ‘no intention’ of meeting but seating plan for opening ceremony could put them metres apart. [guardian]
SA’s Biggest Hotelier Plans Own Cape Town Water Supply – Tsogo Sun Holdings [JSE:TSH] plans to build a desalination plant that will help supply its Cape Town hotels with their own water, shielding guests of South Africa’s biggest hotel and casino operator from the city’s deepening water crisis. [f24]
End Of The Road For Monaco Drivers Who Speed In France – Drivers from Monaco may finally be punished for speeding in France after a campaign by a French prosecutor to end the protection enjoyed by residents of the principality. [times]
Princess Mako, Who Gave Up Her Royal Status For Love, Postpones Marriage Due To ‘Immaturity’ – The 26-year-old eldest daughter of Japan’s Prince Akishino and granddaughter of Emperor Akihito is postponing her marriage to Kei Komuro — a graduate student who works at a law firm. [people]
Ex-Tech Workers Plead With Facebook: Consider The Harm You’re Doing To Kids – The leaders of Facebook should consider their own children when they make decisions that could harm millions of young people hooked on the social network, activists said on Wednesday. [guardian]
Quentin Tarantino Apologises To Roman Polanski Victim Samantha Geimer For Howard Stern Comments – Tarantino keeps finding himself behind the eight-ball on revelations about “Kill Bill” and his views on Roman Polanski’s rape case. [iw]
Amazon Prime Is Rolling Out Whole Foods Two-Hour Grocery Delivery – The online retailing giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon.com Inc.’s $99-a-year Prime membership. [lat]
The Source Code For The iPhone Just Leaked Online – An older version of the software for the iPhone and iPad’s operating system was posted on the code-sharing site GitHub last night, Feb. 7. The source code is for a version of iOS 9, the operating system that debuted in 2015. But it contains information on how to load a verified version of the software when a phone first boots up. [qz]
Warning To Parents After 11-Year-Old Schoolboy Slept In Ikea Overnight For A Facebook Challenge – The father of an 11-year-old boy who went missing as part of an internet craze has warned other parents to “keep an eye” on their children’s browsing history to curb the spreading trend. [tele]
Flight Forced to Return After Naked Passenger Locks Himself In Plane Bathroom – An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions. [time]
SA’s Most Visited Automotive Website Might Surprise You – The race for the title of South Africa’s most visited automotive website is fiercely contested. The latest stats show that there was very little between the top two. [here]
When Michael Bay Degraded Megan Fox—Then Tried To Sabotage Her Career – As Hollywood reckons with the unchecked misogyny that has cost multiple actresses their careers, Michael Bay’s treatment of a young Megan Fox deserves extra scrutiny. [db]
Every Cyclist’s Worst Nightmare Ahead Of The Cape Town Cycle Tour [Video] – As the Cape Town Cycle Tour nears, those two-wheeled, spandex-wearing speedsters are gearing up for a visit to our neck of the woods. They best be prepared. [here]
Jennifer Aniston Has A Sofa That’s More Expensive Than A House – Jennifer Aniston, Kanye West and Ellen DeGeneres all have something in common: a penchant for a type of vintage French sofa that can fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction. [time]
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Trump’s Bald Spot Reveal: ‘Now the Red Hats Make Sense’ – The late-night host had a field day with a recent viral video showing Trump’s hair helmet disassembling to reveal a sizable bald spot. [db]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
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The Ultimate Tool For Every Business Owner And Potential Employee – Whether you’re looking for a career change, or your business needs to find the best person for the job, Fortune 500 company ManpowerGroup SA have you covered. [hired]
Everyone’s Talking About Bitcoin And It’s Time You Got Involved – Buy Bitcoin right now from your phone with Luno’s incredibly simple to use app. Takes five minutes. [luno]
Local Booze Delivery App Will Save Your Life This Silly Season – We’ve always wondered when someone was going to nail the booze delivery game. It’s now impossible to leave the house without hitting traffic so this is just in time. [cheers]
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]
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]
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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