The Libyan Prime Minister Has Been Kidnapped – Rebels have kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan and taken him to an undisclosed location, his spokeswoman told CNN early Thursday. [cnn]
Kevin Pietersen Angry About ‘Only Home Grown Players Should Play’ Comments – South Africa-born England batsman Kevin Pietersen criticises Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere for his belief that only home-grown players should play for the national side. [telegraph]
E-Tolling: The Gloves Are Off – e-tolling is being planned after the latest court bid to halt it failed. [timeslive]
Mandla Mandela Accused Of Brandishing Firearm – A case of pointing a firearm was opened in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday against a grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, police confirmed on Wednesday. [bdlive]
Cell C Lodges Anti-Competitive Complaint Against Vodacom, MTN – Cellphone operator Cell C has lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission against MTN and Vodacom for anti-competitive conduct. [mail&guardian]
‘Royals’ Singer Lorde Caught in Racism Row – An influential blogger has accused Lorde, the New Zealand-born pop star, of racism over lyrics in her chart topping song “Royals.” [time]
Federer, Nadal And Djokovic Open Campaigns With Wins – Roger Federer has never won the Shanghai Masters, but the Swiss will be looking to add the trophy to his illustrious collection as he kicked off his campaign with a straight-sets win over Andreas Seppi. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic also recorded wins to reach the last 16. [espn]
‘Hard Drugs Found’ On Greenpeace Ship Seized By Russia – Russian investigators say they have found what appear to be hard drugs on board the Greenpeace ship seized during a protest in the Arctic last month. [bbc]
New Madeleine McCann Suspect Photo To Be Released By Police: Report – A new computer generated image of a possible suspect connected to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann will be released by British police, a news report says. [smh]
Noam Chomsky: Obama-Putin Tiff Reignites Debate Over President’s Doctrine – Antiwar activist and author Noam Chomsky said the recent tiff between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin has reignited a debate over the Obama Doctrine and American exceptionalism. [huffpo]
Ex-Cop Killed After Firing At US Federal Courthouse – A retired city police officer fired more than 20 rounds into the federal courthouse building in Wheeling, W.Va., before being shot dead Wednesday afternoon. [usat]
Argentina Grants Female ID To 6-Year-Old Boy – Argentina’s government has granted a female identification card to a 6-year-old boy who has been dressing like a girl since age 4. [st]
Twitter Overtakes Facebook Among US Teens – Twitter has overtaken Facebook as the most popular social network among US teens, according to a new survey. [theaus]
Nicolas Cage Is Huge In China, With ‘Best Global Actor In Motion Pictures’ Award – When you think of celebrities that Chinese people love, star athletes like Yao Ming or Kobe Bryant may come to mind. When it comes to actors, Jackie Chan is still quite popular, as is Tom Cruise. But it’s a different Hollywood star who has won the hearts of China’s movie-hungry masses: Nicolas Cage. [ibtimes]
Couple Married For 63 Years Dies Hours Apart – A couple who lived 63 years together and did everything with each other in mind, died the very same way last week — on the same day. [desnew]
The Lawyer vs His ‘Hunny Bunny’ – Owner of Loaded magazine in court battle with ex-model, 25, over ownership of Range Rover and £300,000 flat ‘that he gave her in return for sex.’ [dailymail]
Owen Wilson Knocked Up His Personal Trainer – Baby number 2 is on the way for Owen Wilson – but not without some drama! The actor’s personal trainer, Caroline Lindqvist, who is expecting his child, is still married to another man. [star]
Kris And Bruce Jenner Had No Prenup – Kris and Bruce Jenner are about to face off over a staggering $125 million fortune after announcing they’ve called it quits on their doomed 22 year marriage. [radar]
Check Out All The New Cape Town MyCiti Bus Routes – View the routes map [here]
Small / Medium Business Accounting Packages Grows Up – It’s 2013, you should be able to create an invoice on your iPad if you want, and store that thing in the cloud! We’re using these guys and we love it! Click [here]
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