Junk-Status Rating For SA Not A Big Deal, Say Risk Analysts – The effects of the drought will hit the country harder, along with a civil service salaries hike, ongoing corruption and regulatory uncertainty. [mg]
Nike, TAG Heuer, Porsche Suspend Ties With Sharapova – Nike, TAG Heuer and Porsche have suspended their relationships with Maria Sharapova after the tennis star failed a drug test. [more]
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko Warns More Athletes Could Test Positive For Meldonium – Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko says more of the countries athletes could follow Maria Sharapova and failing doping tests for meldonium. [eus]
Top Detectives Working On Mysterious Murder Of Teen At Tokai Forest – Western Cape police are keeping mum about the murder of a teenage girl whose body was found in Tokai Forest on Monday evening. [n24]
Kim Jong-Un Says North Korea Has Miniature Nuclear Warheads – North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un said this week that the country possessed miniature nuclear warheads, and called for his army to prepare preemptive attacks against the U.S. and South Korea. [time]
Donald Trump Wins Michigan, Mississippi GOP Primaries – Donald Trump swept to primary victories Tuesday in Michigan and Mississippi, putting even more pressure on rivals who are trying to stop his drive for the Republican presidential nomination. [usat]
Bernie Sanders Just Changed The Democratic Presidential Race – In his most important win to date, Bernie Sanders tonight won the Michigan Democratic primary, according to AP projections. Though he remains a good deal behind Hillary Clinton in total delegate count, his win in the Wolverine State has changed the race for the Democratic nomination. [fort]
Fastjet To Fly From Johannesburg To Harare Twice A Week – FastJet says the flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls are scheduled for Fridays and Sundays. [ewn]
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MTN ‘Fuelled’ Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria – Buhari – South African mobile phone operator MTN fuelled the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria by failing to disconnect millions of unregistered users, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday. [f24]
Here’s Why We Have To Put The Last Nazi Death Camp Guards On Trial – There is nothing banal about the evil that these old men did. Without them, the Nazi extermination machine would not have functioned. [db]
Click, Beloved Country – The growing number of travellers using online visual aids to help choose their destinations has prompted a partnership between Google and SA National Parks to create virtual tours of the country’s best natural attractions. [tlive]
Hulk Hogan Admits During Gawker Trial He Lied About The Size Of His Penis – The embarrassing concession came on the second day of the racy trial in St. Petersburg, Fla., pitting Hogan against Gawker for posting a video of the legendary wrestler having sex with the then-wife of his former best friend. [gawk]
What’s Donald Trump Doing With All This Meat? – Tonight, there is a pile of meat sitting next to the stage from which Donald Trump will address his supporters following the Republican primaries. The exact provenance and purpose of the steaks is unclear at this time, although Trump aides are telling reporters that they are Trump Steaks. [gawk]
Killer Whale Tilikum, Who Was Subject Of ‘Blackfish’ Documentary Dying – Representatives from the theme park say Tilikum – who was the subject of CNN’s documentary Blackfish, has a bacterial infection. He is becoming lethargic and his health has been deteriorating in the last few weeks. [fox]
Why Are Cuban Men Putting Pearls in Their Dicks? – In Cuba, sex is everywhere. From the moment you arrive at the airport, it feels like you were just transported to a parallel universe of good-looking, tanned salsa dancers. [vice]
Woman Roughly Drags Swan Out Of Water By The Wing For Selfie – A swan in Macedonia is the latest animal victim of human beings driven to idiotic extremes by the desire for a good selfie. [huff]
‘Matrix’ Director Lilly Wachowski Announces She Is Trans After Newspaper Threatens To Out Her – Lilly Wachowski, co-director of the blockbuster Matrix trilogy, came out as transgender in a statement issued Tuesday. Her sibling, Lana Wachowski, came out as trans in 2010. [mash]
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