Brian Molefe Returns As Chief Executive Of Eskom – Board spokesman Khulani Qoma confirmed his return in an interview on Talk radio 702. [blive]
Zuma Misses Deadline To Supply Reasons For Cabinet Reshuffle‚ Says DA – The Democratic Alliance says President Jacob Zuma has failed to meet the court deadline for him to supply reasons for his recent Cabinet reshuffle that saw finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy‚ Mcebisi Jonas‚ sacked. [tlive]
The White House Keeps Changing Its Story About Why James Comey Was Fired – President Trump’s assertion Thursday that he had planned to fire FBI Director James Comey before receiving a memo from top Justice Department officials shattered the White House’s explanation of the events leading to the highly unusual move and exacerbated his Administration’s growing credibility problem. [time]
In a Private Dinner, Trump Demanded Loyalty. Comey Demurred – Only seven days after Donald J. Trump was sworn in as president, James B. Comey has told associates, the F.B.I. director was summoned to the White House for a one-on-one dinner with the new commander in chief. [nyt]
The Man Now Running The FBI Just Testified That The Trump White House Is Lying About Comey – Andrew McCabe, the 20-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who took over the agency after its director was abruptly fired on May 9, contradicted the White House in his first public appearance as acting director today. [qz]
Trump Resumes Feud With Rosie O’Donnell On Twitter – President Trump had another busy day on Thursday: He received his daily intelligence briefing, signed two executive orders, posed for photographs in the Oval Office and was interviewed at the White House by NBC News. He also found time to reignite his decade-long feud with the comedian Rosie O’Donnell. [nyt]
Is Kim Jong-Un Cutting Back On Public Executions For Fear Of Growing Unrest In North Korea? – North Korean authorities are reportedly conducting fewer public trials and executions of citizens accused of infringements such as attempting to defect, apparently out of concern that “brutal” treatment could trigger a wave of public resentment. [tele]
World’s Biggest Building Project Aims To Make China Great Again – The ‘Belt and Road initiative’ could see hundreds of billions spent from Mongolia to Malaysia, Thailand to Turkmenistan and Indonesia to Iran. [guardian]
Hackers Are Now Targeting Superyachts And The Results Can Be Disastrous – Superyachts of the rich and famous have become the latest targets of hackers, who extort large amounts of cash after taking control of the ship’s navigation systems. [here]
Stellenbosch Students Suspended Over Nazi-Inspired Posters – The posters contained “highly offensive references to Nazi propaganda and Neo-Nazism” and come at a time of heightened racial tension. [huff]
Harry Styles Attempted Stage-Dive, Landed On Fan, During A Secret Gig In Brooklyn – Being catapulted to fame while still a teenager offered Harry Styles and his One Direction band mates many experiences, but stage diving was not one of them. [tele]
What You Need To Know About OurHood – The SA Neighbourhood Tool Everyone Is Signing Up To – I’ve been at the forefront of guiding people through the modern day etiquette as it relates to technology. Pre cell phones, it was acceptable to call people from your landline whenever it suited you, but the rules have changed. Unless you’re calling family you first message, see when might be convenient, and then you call. [2ov]
These Three Discoveries Actually Started Off As School Assignments – Every teacher will tell you about the slog and grind of reading school assignments, but now and again something huge comes out of a student’s hard work. [here]
Blonde Kylie Jenner Transforms Into A ‘Plastic And Fantastic’ Living Doll – For eye-popping new shoot. [dm]
New Social Network Lets You Gift Your Mom (Or Anyone) R2 000 – So you have your eyes on a gift for that someone special, but you don’t have the cash to make it happen? No worries, just win the gift with a few simple clicks. [here]
Eighties Pop Heart-Throbs Bros Return: ‘We’re Like Noel And Liam’ – From police escorts, private jets and fan hysteria to catastrophic debt, not speaking and new careers, the Goss brothers are back – but Ken doesn’t want to play. [guardian]
Jennifer Aniston Has A Harsh Take On What A Modern-Day Friends Would Look Like – It’s been more than a dozen years since the beloved cast of Friends spent their days hanging around New York City apartments and cafés, getting into (and out of) trouble together. In a podcast interview with Arianna Huffington for Thrive Global Podcast With iHeartRadio, star actor Jennifer Aniston reflected on how the motley crew of pals might interact if they were living in a modern-day Manhattan, complete with all its attendant technology. [time]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
There are a number of ongoing deals set up at our various exclusive partners. Here they are – just for you;-)
Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
If You’re Sending Money Overseas, Make Sure You’re Using The Best – Currencies Direct have been in the game since 1996 so if it’s travel money, emigration, selling overseas property or moving cash around you’re after they’re the one-stop shop. [ka-ching]
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Stop Paying Way Too Much For Quality Jewellery – When you’re splashing out and spoiling you don’t want to skimp on quality, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay a fortune. Visit our friends as Diamond Jewellery International and let them hook you up. [here]
It’s 2017, You Really Should Beef Up Your Online Security – Businesses can’t afford to take risks any longer, and the same goes for our own online security. NEWORDER’s team are all about the latest hacking and industrial espionage protection. [here]
50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI [check it out]
First Month Storage Space 50% Off At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-Age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special 50% offer the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stuff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
Everyone’s Talking About Gather Online, The South African Start-Up That’s Taking On Facebook – Years from now you might well remember where you were when you signed up for Gather Online, and we’re proud to have been paired up with them from the start. [get talking]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber, and get R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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