Bill Banning Alcohol Ads Heads To Cabinet – The inter-ministerial committee to combat alcohol and substance abuse had agreed to submit the draft Control of Marketing of Alcohol Beverages Bill during the next cabinet cycle. [fin24]
Russia Warns US Against Syria Military Action, Says Not To Repeat Past Mistakes In Region – Russia warned the United States on Sunday against repeating past mistakes, saying that any unilateral military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East. [timin]
Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong Settles With British Sunday Times – Lance Armstrong, the disgraced American cycling champion, has reached an agreed settlement with The Sunday Times, which had accused him of deceit and sued him for more than £1m. [suntim]
Zuma’s Secret Deal With Dictator – The biggest military setback suffered by democratic South Africa was the result of President Jacob Zuma breaking promises made during a secret back-room deal with Central African Republic dictator François Bozizé. [timeslive]
Newspapers Told To Apologise To Pistorius – The press ombudsman has ordered Rapport and City Press to publish an apology for causing unnecessary harm to paralympian Oscar Pistorius. [mail&guardian]
Smash-And-Grabber Jumps To Death – A man who snatched a woman’s handbag from a car died after jumping off a bridge in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Friday evening, paramedics said. [news24]
Duke Of York Finds Love Again…With Old Flame The Duchess Of York – The Duchess of York is said to have rekindled her romance with her former husband, the Duke of York. [telegraph]
Facebook Above $40 For First Time Since IPO – Shares of Facebook cracked $40 a share Friday for the first time since they made their public debut during a botched IPO in May 2012 on the Nasdaq. The social media giant’s stock finished at a record closing high of $40.55 per share. [fortune]
Video Of The Year VMA: Justin Timberlake Wins At 2013 Video Music Awards – Justin Timberlake won the Video of the Year VMA at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. Timberlake won for “Mirrors,” the second single off his latest album, “The 20/20 Experience.” [huffpo]
Wednesday’s Powerball Draw Sitting On R1.88 Billion – You miss 100% of the shots you take. Just remember that when Wednesday’s Powerball lotto comes around. It’s sitting $116 Million and it genuinely COULD be yours. You can get tickets online from South Africa [here]
Marvin Gaye Family ‘Declined Robin Thicke Blurred Lines Settlement’ – Marvin Gaye’s family reportedly turned down a six-figure sum from Robin Thicke over ‘Blurred Lines’ plagiarism claims. [digispy]
Mike Tyson Worried About Death – Mike Tyson spoke about his need to follow the tenets of Alcoholics Anonymous during a Friday chat with Todd Grisham on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights,” and made it clear that, if he doesn’t follow the steps as they are laid out for alcoholics, he won’t make it. [espn]
Kardashians: Lamar Is Missing – Lamar Odom has vanished and everyone in his life fears the worst — that he’s off somewhere on a drug binge. [tmz]
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