Houston Told People To Stay For Harvey, Now They Can’t Get Out – When the governor called for evacuation last week, the response was: ‘local officials know best.’ Now 911 is jammed, waters are rising, and it’s about to get worse. [db]
Eton Deputy Head Leaves School Over Claims He Helped Pupils Cheat In Exam – Eton’s deputy headmaster has resigned amid claims he leaked questions from an exam to help pupils cheat. [metro]
Attacker Had 4-Foot Sword Outside Of Buckingham Palace – British counterterrorism police on Saturday were investigating a man who was detained after he drove a car at police outside Buckingham Palace then “reached for a 4-foot sword,” injuring three police officers. [time]
Billionaire Patrice Motsepe To Shake Up SA Banks – African Rainbow Capital’s banking partner is close to getting a licence that it wants to use to challenge the dominance of South Africa’s biggest lenders. [tlive]
SAA To Dump Routes – The airline will reduce flights on its profitable Johannesburg-Cape Town route by more than a third. [n24]
Guptas’ Top-Dollar Bush Safari – The Gupta family has known the soon-to-be owner of Tegeta Resources, Amin al-Zarooni, for some time – and went on a luxury hunting safari with him and a former high-ranking United Arab Emirates government official in Limpopo two years ago. [tlive]
Robert McBride’s Latest Drama – McBride is being investigated for assault after the teenager claimed he beat her and tried to strangle her last Sunday. [ewn]
Majority Of People In France Now Dissatisfied With Macron – Emmanuel Macron’s popularity has fallen further and faster than that of any other recent French president, an opinion poll indicated on Sunday, as he prepares to push through hotly contested labour reforms. [tele]
Trump’s Business Sought Deal On A Trump Tower In Moscow While He Ran For President – While Donald Trump was running for president in late 2015 and early 2016, his company was pursuing a plan to develop a massive Trump Tower in Moscow, according to several people familiar with the proposal and new records reviewed by Trump Organization lawyers. [washpo]
Trump Pardoned A Man Who Staged His Own Assassination Attempt And Sent A Teenager To Jail For It – US president Donald Trump’s decision to pardon Joe Arpaio has focused a spotlight on the 85-year-old former sheriff. [qz]
Conor McGregor Celebrates Bumper Pay Day With Huge Post-Defeat Party – And ‘Settles £77,000 Bar Tab’ (R1,3 Million) – Conor McGregor celebrated his huge pay day with a post-fight party in Las Vegas. [tele]
Genius App Lets You Courier Anything Overseas With Your Phone – If you have ever been put off the idea of sending a package overseas, for fear of it not reaching its final destination, you’re not doing it right. [here]
Lambie Wants To End Bok Contract – Flyhalf Pat Lambie has reportedly asked to be released from his joint contract with the Springboks and the Sharks. [s24]
Data Analysis Identifies A Surprising Global Capital For Pirating Game of Thrones Episodes – When “The Dragon and the Wolf” airs tonight, the finale of the penultimate season of Game of Thrones could become the HBO hit’s most-watched episode ever. As Quartz’s Ashley Rodriguez has reported, the series has set viewership records this season, despite hacks that leaked some episodes online early. [qz]
You Are Not Going To Get Away With A Home Bluetooth Speaker For Much Longer – It’s great that everyone has a bluetooth speaker for weekends away, but there is a very real problem about having one as your primary home entertainment system. [here]
Peter Thiel Funds ‘Unethical,’ Offshore Herpes Vaccine Trial – The Trump adviser is part of a group of wealthy businessmen spending millions to test the vaccine on people—while evading Food and Drug Administration regulations. [beast]
Box Office Has Worst Weekend in Nearly Two Decades – Hollywood effectively took the weekend off, resulting in the most dismal box-office result in 16 years. [time]
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]
If You’re Kitting Out Your House With Wireless Speakers Read This First – People seem to be talking about Sonos as the go-to home sound system guys, but we have the inside line on the latest tech. And a discount for you, of course. [boom]
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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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