DA Suspends Helen Zille From Party Activities Though She Remains Premier – The Federal Executive of the Democratic Alliance has decided by an “overwhelming majority” to suspend Helen Zille from party activities. [mg]
Cape Town Storm Leaves Eight Dead – Eight people have been killed and thousands forced from their homes as South Africa’s tourist base Cape Town and surrounding areas is hit by the worst winter storm in 30 years, officials say. [sky]
Comey Says Trump Pressured Him To ‘Lift The Cloud’ Of Inquiry – From his first days in office, President Trump repeatedly put pressure on his F.B.I. director, James B. Comey. He demanded loyalty. He asked that an investigation into an adviser be dropped. And he implored Mr. Comey to publicly clear his name. [nyt]
Paul Ryan: ‘Obviously’ It’s Not Appropriate For Trump To Ask For Comey’s Loyalty – House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that it was “obviously” not appropriate for President Donald Trump to ask James Comey for “loyalty” after prepared testimony by the fired FBI director alleges the president did just that. [nbc]
James Comey Will Introduce The Words “Hookers In Russia” To The Congressional Record – The opening statement to Comey’s much-anticipated testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee was released Wednesday afternoon. [nr]
Justin Trudeau And Barack Obama’s Dinner Together Made The Internet Go Crazy – Following a speaking engagement in Montreal, former President Obama took the opportunity to reunite with a friend: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. [aol]
“Zuma Could Be Removed Before 2019” – South African President Jacob Zuma may be removed as head of state after a December conference when a new leader of the ruling African National Congress will be chosen, Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday. [ewn]
Miss SA Demi-Leigh ‘Safe And Unharmed’ After Attempted Hijacking – Miss SA Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is shaken but safe after surviving an attempted hijacking in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening. [tlive]
Caxton Intervenes In Bid To Uncover Control Structure At Naspers – Print and publishing group Caxton is applying to intervene in the Competition Tribunal’s hearing on the unbundling of Novus Holdings by Naspers in the hope of forcing the release of more details of Naspers’ complex control structure. [bizlive]
Phishing, Trojan Horses, Ransomware And Other Hacks That Could Cripple Your Business – You might have protected yourself against certain attacks, but there are so many ways hackers can choose to take down your company. Scary stuff. [here]
Naspers-Backed Delivery Hero Targets $500m In IPO – Delivery Hero, a Berlin-based food takeout business backed by Naspers, announced plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange in the next few months to fund expansion in an increasingly competitive market. [f24]
Gordon Ramsay’s Father-In-Law Jailed For Hacking Celebrity Chef’s Computers – Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law was sentenced to six months in prison Wednesday for hacking the celebrity chef’s company computers in order to steal personal and financial information. [time]
A New Fossil Discovery In Morocco Will Rewrite The History Of Human Evolution – Homo sapiens were hanging around and hunting gazelle in North Africa 100,000 years earlier than was previously believed—a new discovery that will dramatically change the story of the origin of the human species. [qz]
Cristiano Ronaldo Retains Standing At Top Of Forbes’ Highest Paid Athlete List With £71.8m (R1.1 Billion) – Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, with earnings of £71.8m, retains the top spot of Forbes’ highest-paid athletes list. [sky]
The #CapeStorm Sea Point Foam Party Swallowed Cars Whole [Videos] – They warned it was going to get hectic after lunch, and over in Sea Point it’s clear the storm is making good on those promises. [here]
“I NEED YOU TO RELAX” – The #CapeStorm Video Everyone Is Talking About – #Relax – You can only watch this video below if you promise to RELAX, RELAX, RELAX, RELAX, CALM DOWN and RELAX. [watch]
Novak Djokovic Accused Of ‘Tanking’ In Humiliating French Open Quarter-Final Defeat To Dominic Thiem – Defending champion Novak Djokovic was accused of ‘tanking’ his quarter-final at the French Open as he suffered a chastening 7-6, 6-3, 6-0 defeat at the hands of 23-year-old Dominic Thiem. [tele]
It’s All Going Down In Muizenberg This Weekend – Be There – This week is shaping up to be a pretty decent ride for local surfers, and this weekend could be one to remember, Your first stop should be Muizies. [here]
Paris Pollution Victim Sues France For Bad Air – A Parisian woman is taking the French state to court for failing to protect her health from the effects of air pollution. [bbc]
Why The Daily Mail Loves Lurking Outside Ivanka Trump’s Front Door – Her clothes, lipstick, legs… When Ivanka Trump emerges from her home, the Daily Mail is there to photograph it—and analyze not just what she is wearing, but what she is thinking. [beast]
Car Boot Sale ‘Tenner’ Diamond Ring Sells For £657,000 At Sotherby’s – A diamond ring which was purchased at a car boot sale for £10 has been sold for £656,750 at auction. [tele]
Leonardo DiCaprio, Carlos Slim, Mexico Team Up To Help Endangered Porpoise – Mexico’s president, its richest man and actor Leonardo DiCaprio signed an agreement Wednesday to try to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise. [nydn]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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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]
South Africans Are Drinking Quality Beer Now So Get With The Programme – Stop being that person who is silently judged at every braai, and get your hands on the tastiest beer the country has to offer. [cheers]
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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]
GetSmarter’s Online Courses Are Changing The Business World As We Know It – It’s never ideal to get left behind at work, and given how quickly things change these days fine-tuning and increasing your skill set is more important than ever [getsmarter]
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]
Calling The Home DIY Do-It-Alls – If you’re using a drill around the house and you don’t have a Drilby then grow up. A hundred bucks and you can kiss that dust goodbye [drilby]
So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, somake sure you arrive at every dinner party with a bottle of the best [boekenhout]
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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