South Africa Has The Lowest Life Expectancy In The World – A new report commissioned by the US government has found South Africa has the lowest life expectancy in the world. [bt]
EgyptAir Hijacking: No Explosives On Hijacker Or Plane – Searches by Cyprus police found no explosives on the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane diverted to the island or inside the aircraft, a police source told AFP. [gn]
Gupta Director Joined Eskom Board Within Three Months – As allegations of ‘state capture’ continue, it was revealed on Tuesday that an Eskom board member also serves a Gupta-owned company’s board. [mg]
Trump Campaign Manager Charged With Simple Battery – Florida police charged Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski with simple battery Tuesday in connection with an incident involving a reporter earlier this month. [usat]
Rand Firms, Stocks Weaken – The rand gained on Tuesday following the long Easter weekend, rising alongside other emerging currencies as risk sentiment recovered ahead of a speech by US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. [ewn]
Malema Gets His BA Degree – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is set to graduate with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications and African Studies from the University of South Africa. [tlive]
MTN Fine Should Be Doubled – Lawmaker – MTN should pay double the $5.2 billion it was originally fined by Nigeria’s telecommunications regulator last year, according to the spokesman for the West African country’s House of Representatives. [iol]
Eubank Jnr ‘Glad’ Doctor Stopped Fight – The boxer says he has not thought about quitting the sport since the fight that left his opponent in an induced coma. [sky]
Japanese Satellite Hitomi: Lost In Space? – Dozens of Japanese scientists and engineers are scrambling to save a satellite – and more than a quarter of a billion dollars of investment – tumbling out of control in space. [bbc]
What We’ve Learned About Trump’s World View – Donald Trump has already upended American politics. Now he might do the same to the rest of the world. [cnn]
Bridesmaid Who Longed To Get Married Found Hanged As She Struggled To See Friends Wed – Business development manager sank into depression when her friends started to wed while she lived alone with her cat, coroner is told. [tele]
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US Powerball Draw Quietly Sitting On R1.8 Billion For Tonight’s Jackpot – Tickets Here – That’s happening tonight and you can buy tickets from anywhere in the world. The US Powerball is one of the biggest, with tonight’s draw sitting on $116 million. That should stop those pesky text messages to top up your credit card! [tickets]
Small Guys Cry ‘Bully’ At Clicks – Clicks is being accused of using bullying tactics to squeeze smaller mom and pop pharmacies out of existence. [tlive]
SA Still Tops For Muslim Tourists – South Africa has maintained its spot among the top five most popular non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2016. [iol]
A Man’s Futile Quest For The $200M Van Gogh The Bolsheviks Took From His Great Grandfather – In the early 1900s, Ivan Morozov was a wealthy Russian textile merchant, the operator of several cotton mills and employer of 15,000 workers. Established in industry, Morozov began making frequent sojourns to Paris, travelling from gallery to gallery and amassing some of the world’s most valuable artworks — then, and now. [washpo]
Avicii Is Set To Retire Aged Just 26 After Making £50MILLION From DJ Career – At the grand old age of 26, Avicii has announced he is retiring. The Swedish DJ is hanging up his headphones, saying: “2016 run will be my last tour and last shows”. [mirror]
Why Instagram Extended Its Video-Length Limit To 60 Seconds – Instagram influencers and users can now post videos that last up to 60 seconds, up from an earlier cap of 15 seconds. [forbes]
Caitlyn Jenner To Compete In Women’s Golf Tournament – The ‘I Am Cait’ star – who was formerly known as Bruce Jenner prior to her gender transition surgery last year – has signed up to take part in the Women’s Pro-Am Golf ANA Inspiration competition at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, on Wednesday. [irex]
Bill Cosby Gave George Lopez This Gross Advice About Picking Up Women – Just when you think you’ve heard the last entry in the long list of alleged grievances attached to Bill Cosby‘s name, one more story rears its head. [huff]
Millionaire’s Playground: Mayfair Pad Goes On Sale With A £750,000 Orangery – In Kent or Surrey, a conservatory is nothing out of the ordinary. In the exclusive parts of central London, where space itself is a luxury, one orangery (as they are now referred to, don’t you know) has been estimated to add a cool £750,000 to the asking price of a Mayfair pad. [tele]
Chill Goat Stuck On A Power Line Gets Rescued, Seems Fine With That – Goats have just an incredible amount of chill. A swinging goat that was left hanging from a electrical wire, without explanation, was capture on video and posted on YouTube by Kynoclub. [mash]
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