Oscar Sells His House – Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius has found a buyer for the Pretoria home where he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Beeld newspaper reported on Friday. [n24]
‘Jolly’ Dewani Looks On Bright Side – Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani’s condition seems to have improved since his admission to Valkenberg Hospital in Cape Town a month ago. [tlive]
Apple To Unveil iPhone 6 In August – Apple will unveil the next incarnation of its popular iPhone series in August, one month earlier than industry watchers were generally expecting, Taiwanese media reported on Friday citing unidentified supply-chain sources. [smh]
Ex-Drummer Of Die Heuwels Fantasties Hacks Facebook Page, Trashes Band [Video] – It looks like there is no love lost between Die Heuwels Fantasties’ ex-drummer, Philip Erasmus, and his former band mates. A source close to the band says he got fed up with the band ‘selling out,’ hacked their Facebook page and made this protest video. [2ov]
Manchester City To Celebrate Win With Parade – Manchester City fans will get another chance to celebrate their Premier League title later today, with a parade through the city. [sky]
Rebels Declare Victory In East Ukraine Poll – Pro-Russia separatists announce 89 percent of voters in Donetsk favoured self-rule, in referendum rejected by Kiev. [alja]
Ukraine Guardsmen Opened Fire Amid Referendum Vote, Rebels Say – As violence broke out in the town of Krasnoarmeisk after guardsmen shut down voting in a referendum on the region’s sovereignty on Sunday, there were reports of an unspecified number of deaths. [time]
Mazibuko’s Temporary Exit A Headache For DA – After Lindiwe Mazibuko’s shock announcement, the DA must inevitably address the elephant in the room – race and leadership, writes Eusebius McKaiser. [iol]
Lowest Number Of National Assembly Seats For ANC In 20 Years – The African National Congress (ANC) has dropped to the lowest number of seats it will occupy in the National Assembly in 20 years. [bdl]
Britain Has World’s Most Billionaires Per Capita – Sunday Times Rich List reveals 104 billionaires sharing fortune of £301bn, but few pay tax as they are not domiciled in UK. [guardian]
Brits Snort A LOT Of Cocaine – So much, it would appear, that scientists in the UK say its found its way into the water supply. [gawker]
First Lady Gets US Honorary Doctorate – First Lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma on Sunday received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina during the university’s commencement ceremony. [n24]
Nigeria Refused Help To Search For Kidnapped Girls – The president of Nigeria for weeks refused international help to search for more than 300 girls abducted from a school by Islamic extremists, one in a series of missteps that have led to growing international outrage against the government. [tlive]
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Puzzle Raises Legal Problems – The lack of any evidence indicating what caused flight MH370’s disappearance raises a legal conundrum that is expected to force Malaysia Airlines into out-of-court settlements with angry next-of-kin, aviation law experts say. [smh]
Winklevoss Twins Want Their Bitcoin Exchange On Nasdaq – The Winklevoss twins are moving ahead with plans to list a Bitcoin exchange fund on Nasdaq. [mash]
Donald Sterling Apologizes, Says He Was Set Up – In his first public comments since being banned for life from the NBA, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized for racist comments captured on tape, saying they were a “terrible mistake” but that he was “baited” into making them. [cbs]
Fake Interpreter Off The Hook – The Gauteng health department won’t launch an investigation into circumstances surrounding the pass that was granted to controversial sign-language interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie. [ch24]
Austria wins Eurovision Song Contest – Austrian drag act Conchita Wurst has been crowned the winner of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest held in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. [bbc]
Happy Mother’s Day For Yesterday! – Happy Mother’s Day to all the 2OVFM Moms out there. Check out How the Celebs Celebrated their Moms. [2ovfm]
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50% Off At Grootbos Private Luxury Lodge, Just 2 Hours Out Of Cape Town – Finally the last minute deal returns! If you book at Grootbos within 48 hours of arrival, you get 50% off your booking. That’s a VERY healthy discount – especially for a 5-star luxury surrounded by the splendour of nature. [check it out]
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