Malema will not appear in court today – Expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema was not expected to appear in court on Tuesday, his lawyer said on Monday. “We have not received confirmation of charges as yet… I can tell you that Mr Malema won’t be appearing in court tomorrow [Tuesday],” Nicqui Galaktiou told Sapa. [news24]
Miners continue strike despite threats – Workers at several Anglo American Platinum mines have decided to continue their strike, despite management threats to dismiss all those who didn’t show up to work by Monday evening. “There is no one going back to work, guaranteed 105%, there is no one going to work the night shift today,” worker representative Siphamandla Makhanya told local radio after a short meeting with miners on Monday. [fin24]
Foxconn Plant Closed After Riot, Company Says – Foxconn Technology, a major supplier to some of the world’s electronics giants, including Apple, said it had closed one of its large Chinese plants Monday after the police were called in to break up a fight among factory employees. [nytimes]
All the winners at the Emmy Awards 2012 – Who triumphed when the Emmys were handed out at the 64th annual ceremony? Which programme – and which network – took home the most statues? The 64th Emmy Awards ceremony has been held in Los Angeles, awarding prizes to the outstanding comedy, drama, miniseries and reality programmes of 2012. [guardian]
Mxit cuts deal to buy Motribe – Social network Mxit has bought Motribe, a tech start-up which makes software to create mobile communities. Motribe was founded two years ago by Vincent Maher and Nic Haralambous, who previously launched South Africa’s first multiplayer role-playing, location-based cellphone game, Legends of Echo, for Vodacom. [bdlive]
Sars says Malema owes R16m in tax – The South African Revenue Service has obtained a R16-million judgment against former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema for unpaid taxes.The judgment was obtained in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on September 11. Malema did not oppose the application by Sars. [m&g]
Google stock hits all-time high – Google’s stock hit an all-time high of $750.04 in late trading Monday, before pulling back to a record closing price of $749.38. The new marks topped the previous records set in November 2007.
Shares of Google (GOOG) have rallied 16% this year, as the company continues to dominate in search and makes strides with its Android mobile platform. [cnnmoney]
Japan protests as Chinese ships enter disputed waters – Four Chinese ships briefly entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea on Monday, prompting an official protest from Tokyo and renewed diplomatic efforts to cool tensions between the rivals. [reuters]
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Apple IPhone 5 Misses Estimates as 5 Million Units Sold – Apple Inc. reported debut weekend sales for the iPhone 5 that fell short of some analysts’ estimates after supply constraints delayed shipments. More than 5 million iPhone 5s were sold in the first three days, surpassing a record set last year by the previous model, Cupertino, California-based Apple said today in a statement. [bloomberg]
Zuma lion advert sparks legal battle – International NGO Avaaz.org on Sunday announced that they were taking Acsa and Primedia to court for removing posters about lion hunting from OR Tambo International Airport. “Ripping down these ads smacks of censorship and silences the voices of 700,000 people who care deeply about saving South Africa’s lions,” Avaaz executive director, Ricken Patel said in a statement. [iol]
US Marines face courts martial over Taliban urination video – Two US Marines will face trial by courts martial for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan and posing for photographs with them.The charges against Staff Sergeants Joseph Chamblin and Edward Deptola come a month after three other Marines were sanctioned administratively for their role in the July 27, 2011 incident. [telegraph]
‘Savage’ jihad ad debuts in New York City subway – A controversial advert equating jihad with savagery, promoted by a right-wing American organisation, appeared in 10 New York’s subway stations today, as the Big Apple is hosting the UN General Assembly, featuring the world heads of states. [ibtimes]
He’s back! Arnold Schwarzenegger launches his own think tank with symposium at USC – He’s been a governor, a movie star and the world’s greatest body builder, but Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t done yet. The man who never tires of telling people he’ll be back returned again Monday, this time as a global policy wonk and statesman dedicated to leading America into what he calls a new post-partisan era. [washpo]
Kanye West – I Don’t Have a Sex Tape, I Have Two – Kanye West is a sex tape master. TMZ has learned, the rapper filmed himself doing the deed more than once in recent years, and two tapes are currently being shopped to the highest bidder. The reports are true, a Kanye sex tape featuring a young woman in a hotel room is making the rounds, but what you haven’t heard, there’s a second tape and the two are nearly identical. [tmz]
The joke’s on Mom and Dad as host Jimmy Kimmel kicks his parents out of the Emmys after he fails to win award – His late night TV show failed to win an Emmy – and it seems Jimmy Kimmel didn’t handle the news too well. The Jimmy Kimmel Live host took out his frustrations on his parents during the ceremony on Sunday, asking them to leave the building when he lost out to The Daily Show With Jon Stewart for the Variety Series award. [dailymail]
Daring Divers Pull Off Rescue … of Sex Doll – Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea after police were notified by panicked residents who mistook it for a woman’s body floating offshore, Milliyet newspaper reported on Sunday. Police cordoned off a wide stretch of beach in northern Samsun province and sent a team of divers into the water to rescue what appeared to be a drowning woman, it said. [smh]
Sofia Vergara’s butt split her dress open 20 minutes before she went on stage at the Emmys – Usually it’s her boobs that get all the attention, but Sofia Vergara’s buttocks got their moment in the spotlight after she suffered a major wardrobe malfunction at the Emmys last night. The curvy Modern Family star busted out of her own outfit just 20 minutes before taking to the stage with her cast-mates to accept the award for Outstanding Comedy. [msn]
The 16 Best Superyachts On Display At This Year’s Monaco Yacht Show – Last week’s annual Monaco Yacht Show featured some of the most luxurious ships on the water today. Since with yachts, luxury usually means size, it comes as no surprise that the most attractive offerings were also among the biggest. [bizinsider]
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