All-Solar Plane Lands in California After Crossing Pacific Ocean – A solar-power airplane landed in California late on Saturday night after a three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean. [slate]
MyCiTi Stations Remain Closed Following R2.5 Million Worth Of Protest Damage – A number of MyCiTi stations in the Dunoon area remain closed following recent protest action and vandalism that has caused at least R2.5 million worth of damage, the City of Cape Town said on Sunday. [n24]
Parliament Rejects ‘Baseless’ Report – Parliament on Sunday strongly rejected reports by two Sunday newspapers claiming that “Parliament blows R1m on a jaunt to London”. [iol]
EFF Plans To Eliminate The Tender System – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has told residents living in Ebony Park that one of the things the party plans to do is to eliminate the tendering system in order to see more job creation. [ewn]
Denel ‘Sets The Record Straight’ Following Media Reports – State-owned armaments manufacturer Denel on Saturday moved to “set the record straight” on a number of issues in the news recently. [mg]
North Korea Launches Missile From Submarine – North Korea’s firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile over the weekend sparked sharp condemnation and concern from officials around the globe. [cnn]
Ted Cruz And John Kasich Are Uniting To Block Donald Trump – After weeks of squabbling, attempted coordination, and rebuffs, Ted Cruz and John Kasich have announced they are, in fact, joining their efforts to block GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the upcoming primaries. [time]
Austrian Far-Right Party Wins First Round Of Presidential Election – Norbert Hofer of the Freedom party takes 36.7% of the vote as candidates from the two governing parties fail to make runoff. [guardian]
Winter Is Coming – Here Is Our Top Indian Restaurant In Cape Town – As the nights grow longer and the clouds settle over the mountain a tasty meal can go a long way towards lifting the spirits. [here]
Obama Dismisses NKorea Proposal On Halting Nuke Tests – A day after North Korea’s foreign minister told The Associated Press that his country is ready to halt its nuclear tests if the United States suspends its annual military exercises with South Korea, President Barack Obama said Sunday that Washington isn’t taking the proposal seriously and Pyongyang would “have to do better than that.” [abc]
India Revokes Passport Of Vijay Mallya Who Fled To London Owing $1.3bn – Delhi wants the Kingfisher drinks and airline tycoon – dubbed India’s Richard Branson – to face creditors and seeks legal advice on his deportation from the UK. [guardian]
Prince Death: Singer Cremated In Private Ceremony – Prince has been cremated with a small, private service for family, friends and musicians, his publicist has confirmed. [bbc]
Africa’s Longest Serving Leader, Mbasogo, Seeks Re-Election – Africa’s longest-serving leader, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, was set to extend his 36-year hold on power on Sunday as the tiny oil-rich nation of Equatorial Guinea went to the polls. [enca]
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela To Be Honoured With National Order Award – Winifred “Winnie” Madikizela-Mandela is among several people to be honoured for their role in the struggle against apartheid at the 2016 National Orders Awards ceremony in Pretoria on Thursday. [tlive]
Africa’s Biggest Mall Opens Soon – After much anticipation, the Mall of Africa will officially open its doors to the public next week Thursday. [iol]
Brazil Corruption: $125m Of Dirty Money ‘Repatriated’ In 2015 – Brazil has said it repatriated $125m (£86m) last year siphoned off to foreign bank accounts by corrupt officials, politicians and businessmen. [bbc]
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Former Top U.K. Spy Now Works for Team Putin—And A Mobbed-Up Russian Lawyer – He once was a leader in MI6, Britain’s foreign intelligence service. But now he has new clients, and they’re in Moscow. [beast]
Donald Trump’s Aging Air Fleet Gives His Bid, And His Brand, A Lift – His Boeing 757 jet, often referred to as Trump Force One, has received the full rich-and-famous lifestyle treatment; The Washington Post even queried whether it was better than Air Force One. [nyt]
Queen’s Letter Describing Falling In Love Sells For £14,400 (R300k) – A letter written by the Queen describing how, as a young princess, she was smitten with a naval cadet who was to become her husband has sold at auction for £14,400. [tele]
Will Smith Reveals He Spoke To Prince On The Night Before The Singer’s Death – The Fresh Prince mourns Prince. Will Smith took to Facebook on Thursday, April 21, to remember the legendary music star, who died earlier that day at age 57. [usm]
Has Luxury Fashion Priced Itself Into Extinction? – Big-name high-end brands like Burberry, Prada, and LVMH are in the midst of difficult financial times: The public simply doesn’t covet their once-desirable labels as much as it used to. [db]
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