Zuckerberg Pledges 99% Of Facebook Stock To Charity – Instead of cigars, Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is celebrating the birth of his new daughter by pledging to give away 99% of his Facebook (FB, Tech30) shares. [cnn]
Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ to be republished in Germany after 70 years – Mein Kampf, in which Adolf Hitler set out the anti-Semitic and racist ideology behind his Nazi regime, is to be published in Germany next month for the first time since the end of the second world war, reigniting debate over one of the most controversial texts ever written. [ft]
November Volkswagen Sales In The U.S. Fall 24% – Volkswagen of America posted its November sales figures Tuesday, reporting a 24.72% drop in overall sales compared to November 2014. In total, the company sold 23,882 cars in November 2015, compared to 31,725 cars during the same time last year. [usat]
Here’s A Video Tour Of Oscar’s Actual Jail Cell – Check out the videos of Oscar Pistorius’ prison cell which was part of a media tour of Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria. [2ov]
U.S. Deploying New Force To Iraq To Boost Fight Against Islamic State – The United States said on Tuesday it was deploying a new force of special operations troops to Iraq to conduct raids against Islamic State there and in neighboring Syria, in a ratcheting up of Washington’s campaign against the group. [reuters]
Obama Warns Putin: Remember The Lessons Of Afghanistan Before Getting Involved In Syria – President Obama had some harsh (and ironic) words of warning about the Syrian Civil War to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Paris on Monday morning. [rc]
Stellenbosch University Decision Called A Victory For Afrikaans, And A Setback For Transformation – The Council of Stellenbosch University has effectively rejected a proposal to adopt English as the main language of instruction and business at the traditionally Afrikaans institution. [bdl]
South Africa Is The Best At Something! Great News [Not] – There are few things more South African than getting together with mates for a lekker meal and a few drinks. The problem is what happens afterwards. [here]
Eskom Is Not Ready To Be Privatised – Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown insists that despite the concern of a constrained energy supply, Eskom privatisation is not an option. [mg]
Naspers Expands In US As Fed Mulls Rate Rise – Naspers [JSE:NPN] plans to increase its exposure to US technology startups as Africa’s biggest company by market value seeks to limit the impact of a US interest rate rise and identify new internet growth prospects, Chief Executive Officer Bob van Dijk said. [f24]
Public Believe South Africa So Corrupt Our Gravy Train Won’t Fit The Tracks – Trains the wrong size for the tracks and a lavish presidential compound are among the reasons why four out of every five South Africans say corruption is on the rise. [tlive]
Russian Army Deserter Caught After 10 Years Hiding In A Forest – Soldier built himself a home in the woods, did odd jobs to survive and kept his whereabouts a secret from his family, who thought he was dead. [guardian]
Trump Mulls Debate Boycott Unless CNN Donates $5M – Donald Trump proposed demanding $5 million from CNN in order for him to participate in the next Republican presidential debate during a rally in Macon, Ga. on Monday. [usat]
Leonardo Da Vinci: Renowned British Forger Says He Is Creator Of £100m Drawing – A renowned British forger has claimed that he is the creator of a £100m drawing attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci and that he used a supermarket check-out girl as his model. [ind]
“Fuck Spiderman” – This Video Of Julianne Moore In Times Square Is Completely Off The Charts – Julianne Moore is one of Hollywood’s leading actresses, skills she put the test in order to earn a few extra dollars. Spiderman gets it at the end too. [2ov]
Pistorius To Hear Fate On Thursday – The Supreme Court of Appeal said on Tuesday it will announce on December 3 if it will overturn Oscar Pistorius’ conviction of manslaughter for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a decision that could send the track star back to jail. [enca]
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SA’s Mali Hostages Appear Healthy – A South African charity said on Tuesday it had obtained fresh video footage of a South African and a Swede who were kidnapped in Mali four years ago and are being held by al-Qaeda. [iol]
Mzansi Magic Apologises, Pulls Repeat Of Controversial ‘Our Perfect Wedding’ Episode – The channel has issued an apology for broadcasting an episode of Our Perfect Wedding which glamourised the love story of a man who met his bride when she was 14 and he 28. [tlive]
Kate Middleton’s Home Village In Uproar Over ‘Eyesore’ Gate Posts – Villagers called for the commemorative gate posts in Bucklebury to be ‘ripped down’ and burned. [tele]
Kim Kardashian’s Nude Desert Photoshoot Will Leave You Thirsty – Kim Kardashian has a pretty fun idea for a pregnancy ritual: Go to the desert, slather on some body paint and pose for some nude photos. [mash]
Lionel Richie Reveals Plans For Upcoming Collaboration With Adele After Mashup Of “Hello” Goes Viral – The 66-year-old Grammy-winning artist, who enjoyed tremendous success with his own single called “Hello” in the early ’80s, is thrilled about the newfound attention the decades-old song has received since Adele released her record-breaking track in October. [eol]
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