Maimane’s Victory ‘A Turning Point For DA’ – South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, on Sunday elected its first black leader, a major step in its bid to present itself as an alternative to the ruling African National Congress. [iol]
Bernie Madoff’s Second-in-Command Dies Before Sentencing – Frank DiPascali—Bernie Madoff’s right-hand man, who federal investigators flipped as part of a plea bargain in 2009—died on Thursday of lung cancer. [gawker]
ANC Factionalism Tears At eThekwini In Fight For Top Seat – “Post-1994 some people are joining [the ANC] because of material [things], love for positions and basking in glory,” worries KZN premier Senzo Mchunu. [mg]
Putin Rolls Out Nukes For Holiday Celebrating Victory Over Nazis – Putin put on a show of military might on the 70th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany. [beast]
Zuma And Putin Meet In Moscow – Russian president Vladimir Putin and President Jacob Zuma have concluded successful bilateral discussions in Moscow. [n24]
Saudi Arabian King Not Coming To White House Meetings With Gulf Allies – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will no longer be in attendance at President Barack Obama’s meetings with Arab leaders from the Gulf Cooperation Council this week. [cnn]
Durban Dad Found Dead In Thai Hotel – He was the man everyone liked, unfailingly friendly and hard-working in the execution of his work as a law enforcement officer for the Hibiscus Coast Municipality. [iol]
Exposed: The True Story Behind SARS Kingpin’s Exit – Top tax official Ivan Pillay held a secret meeting at a prison to be let off the hook in the spy scandal that has rocked the South African Revenue Service. [st]
Switzerland Shooting: Cops Say Five Shot Dead in Wuerenlingen – A gunman killed three relatives and a neighbor in a late-night rampage in a Swiss village before turning his weapon on himself, local police said on Sunday. [nbc]
Government Plans To Give Condoms To 10-Year-Olds – Schoolchildren as young as 10 could be offered condoms as part of a government move to teach sex education in schools. [st]
Nico Rosberg’s Revival Stops Lewis Hamilton Disappearing Out Of Sight – The Spanish Grand Prix was the race Nico Rosberg – and the title battle – needed. [bbc]
Snowden Warns Australia: ‘You Are Being Watched’ – Former National Security Agency contractor and American whistleblower Edward Snowden has sharply criticised the Australian government’s data retention laws, calling them a “radical” departure from liberal society. [mash]
Harry Wants Someone To ‘Share Pressure’ With – The fifth in line to the throne tells Sky News exclusively he would like to have children but is waiting for the right woman. [sky]
Madonna Responds To Marilyn Manson’s Weird Come-On – Marilyn Manson is trying to get with Madonna — and she knows it. [huff]
Kanye West Bought Kim Kardashian ‘A Couple Thousand’ Roses For Mother’s Day – Even though Kim Kardashian is spending Mother’s Day in Brazil, away from husband Kanye West and their 1-year-old daughter, North, the rapper made sure his wife felt appreciated on the special holiday. [huff]
These 5 Tech Companies Are Sitting On $430 Billion In Cash – American tech companies are sitting on a massive pile of cash. [cnn]
Andy Murray Masterful On Clay To Dethrone Rafael Nadal In Madrid – Andy Murray produced a virtually flawless performance to beat Rafael Nadal, the best clay-court player in history, on the Spaniard’s very own surface on Sunday night. [guardian]
This 12 Year Old Has 3 Million Instagram Followers – At the age of 12, most girls are battling with their parents to get their ears pierced, learning the ropes at senior school and preparing for life as a teenager. [dm]
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