A new investigation reveals that there have been some serious coverups at Pelindiba, South Africa’s largest nuclear research facility. This is a little worrying, because behind the walls of that facility lies 600kg of weapons-grade uranium, enough to make 20 very loud bangs.
Momentum regarding the poor seasoning of Big Korn Bites has picked up massively this week. Twitter was abuzz yesterday with a unanimous outcry against the once favourite SA corn chip snack. Watch this video for more.
Capetonians were extremely pleased with the news that Bloc Party are to be headlining Rocking the Daisies this year, but with that, comes today’s announcement that the four-piece act will headline a brand new festival in Jozi called In The City.
Independent News and Media, the country’s largest newspaper group, may be up for sale. Of course, the first question that gets raised when these kind of things happen, which they don’t really, is are there politically connected buyers lining up to bid for the group?
In less than a week, Nelson Mandela will celebrate his 94th birthday! Check out this video, featuring South African expats working and living in South Korea, containing an awesome birthday messages for Madiba.
Facebook may in the future be doing for your banking what it’s done for your online privacy in general. Who doesn’t want to be able to pay their bills while at the same time looking at photos of their friends at that braai that got a little out of hand?
Over the past few weeks we’ve brought you several reports regarding the increasingly worrisome LIBOR scandal. The investigation into interest rate-rigging debacle is quickly snowballing and analysts have now begun wondering if “16 of the world’s largest banks have perpetrated the biggest fraud in history.”
When quizzed about the name of their last CD, Coldplay only said it was a “concept album” and that the title referred to a boy and a girl named Mylo and Xyloto. Turns out it is actually also the name of a new comic book series based on the album. It will be launched at Comic-Con this weekend and was created by The Simpsons writer Matt Groening’s Bongo Comics Group.
The West have unintentionally cleared the path for al-Qaeda to take control over 300 000 square miles of African terrain. “Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb” (AQIM) and its allies have taken over an area of the Sahara more than three times the size of Britain, complete with airports, military bases, arms dumps and training camps.
The rivalry between Coke and Pepsi has been raging for years, each company claiming its own army of celebrity endorsers, sports stars often making up the majority. So what happens when one of these stars drinks from the forbidden cup, like Ronaldhino did at a recent press conference?
This is what happens when you couple shoddy detective work with a good legal team. Auction Alliance has won its third straight victory in line with exonerating itself from any penalty relating to the Appelbaum auction rigging scandal.
Thys Burger, a former springbok rugby player, has been caught out with his hands dirty after it was unveiled that he has been scamming charities out of money. Burger, who was capped at Number 8 three times in the 80′s, is also the father of former Cheetah players and current Blitzbokke player, Philip Burger.
William Shatner paid a little visit to South Africa recently – to do the most unusual of things. The former Boston Legal star has teamed up with Dial Direct insurance for a new ad, Denny Crane style.
2oceansvibe has received exclusive images of Monty Python legend, John Cleese, on location at SACS high school in Cape Town. Click through for the gallery.
A short while ago it was confirmed that Christopher Billings, the alleged mastermind of a 2006 R100 million heist at OR Tambo Airport, was arrested in his pink t-shirt, with his bags packed, and on his way to Swaziland.
A huge development is on the cards for the stretch of coastline from Cape Point to Gordon’s Bay. It would turn the area into the Copacabana of Cape Town, MEC Alan Winde has said.
Whatever your reservations about the new Spider-Man remake, The Amazing Spider-Man delivers the goods. Sam Raimi’s version set the standard with Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker in a slick CGI action fest for comic book fans. Marc Webb takes the same formula and reinterprets the story for a more psychological, dramatic take on Parker and his demons.
Damn! This is so awkward. German chancellor Angela Merkel appeared on a Dutch news show over the weekend. At one point a certain black line appeared across her top lip. According to the show’s producers, this was an “unintended outcome” from the programme’s graphics, which inadvertently placed the mark on her face.
It looks like Christopher Billings, the alleged criminal mastermind behind a daring 2006 airport heist at OR Tambo Airport that saw a gang strip a London cargo plane of R100 million in foreign currency, is on the run.
That’s right folks, just when you thought you the social networking market was saturated, Lady Gaga goes launches her own one, forcing you plunge once more into the pool of superficial social integration. However LittleMonsters.com, which is a little bit Facebook and little bit Pinterest with a dash of Reddit, claims to be more than just another glorified sharing app. Click for the full breakdown.
Oh Katie, you sneaky little vixen. The reasons for Tom’s utter surprise at Katie’s divorce finally have a bit of explanation – Katie has been planning this for a while.
We’ve been waiting patiently here at the 2oceansVibe Media Compound for some spice about the Supreme Leader Of North Korea, and champion of our hearts, Kim Jong-un, the Great Successor, to come into the public domain.
Yesterday eight Malema supporters were arrested in Limpopo just before Jacob Zuma was due to deliver a Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture. Several ANC supporters were also overcome by teargas in the process.
Ken Block is back with another crazy-ass stunt drive around San Francisco with Gymkhana 5, and it has gone viral, hard. The video has gained 7.8 million views since it went up on Monday, getting half of that in the first 24 hours.