Twitter Finally Silences Abusive Gupta Bots – Twitter has clamped down on some of the abusive bots that promoted the Guptas‚ talked about white monopoly capital and linked to defamatory sites. [busday]
Lawyer For Jacques Pauw, News24 Journalist Demands Full Disclosure On Probe – The legal team for investigative journalists Jacques Pauw and Pieter-Louis Myburgh has demanded full disclosure from the police on the nature of their investigation against the pair. [news24]
Bomber Strikes Near Times Square, Disrupting City But Killing None – Law enforcement officials said the attacker, identified by the police as Akayed Ullah, 27, chose the location because of its Christmas-themed posters. [nyt]
New York Attack: What Do We Know About Akayed Ullah? – The bomber suffered burns and other wounds and was taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. [bbc]
Steinhoff Faces Possible Fire Sale Of Global Retail Holdings In Battle To Survive – To raise liquidity it may have to part with assets it built up in a two-decade acquisition drive. [buslive]
White House Says Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump ‘Took Place Long Before’ 2016 Election – Comments came after three of the 19 women who accused Trump spoke on the “Today” show about their experiences. [time]
France To Ban Mobile Phones From Schools – Emmanuel Macron’s education minister thinks a ban could help combat cyber-bullying and encourage children to spend break outdoors. [sky]
Johannesburg Gets Its Own Arch For ‘The Arch’ Desmond Tutu – The structure commemorates the work and life of the struggle archbishop. [huffpostsa]
New York Times Reckons This Is 2017’s Hottest Toy (And It’s Only $15) – As shipment after shipment gets sold out as soon as they go up for sale, 2017’s hottest toy is also one of the hardest to come by. [here]
12 South African Restaurants Ranked Among The Global 1000 – That’s in the latest La Liste for 2018 – the worldwide restaurant review aggregator endorsed by the French Foreign Ministry. [bustech]
If You’ve Road Tripped With Your Family Before You’ll Understand This Problem – We are approaching that time of the year when you load up the car and head off on your family holiday. Just getting everyone in the car can be a disaster. [here]
Former Facebook Executive: Social Media Is Ripping Society Apart – Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’. [guardian]
Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer Of The Year – Salah, the Premier League’s top scorer with 13 goals, has enjoyed a stellar year for both club and country. [bbcsport]
United And City Dispute The Blame For Manchester Derby Tunnel Bust-Up – Both clubs have until 6pm on Wednesday to provide an account of the fracas. [guardian]
Heartbreaking Video Of Bullied Boy Gets Global Response – Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Mark Ruffalo, Patricia Arquette, Dr Phil and Donald Trump Jr among the celebrities who have tweeted their support for Keaton Jones. [citizen]
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Mother Of Bullied Boy Who Went Viral Accused Of Racism After ‘Posing Next To Confederate Flag’ – The situation grew murky when several people claimed to have found evidence of offensive, possibly racist behaviour on Ms Jones’s Facebook account. [independent]
Golden Globes Snubs And Surprises – No Greta Gerwig or Patty Jenkins in Best Director? In the year of some badass wonder women, why aren’t there any in the big category? (Plus, 17 more grievances…) [dailybeast]
How Long You Might Have to Wait For The Next Season Of Stranger Things – Sounds like Stranger Things fans are going to have plenty of time to revisit the Hawkins’ kids first two seasons of encounters with the monsters of the Upside Down. [time]
Jimmy Kimmel Holds Back Tears As He Returns To Live! With Baby Son Billy In His Arms – The 7-month-old baby boy co-starred in his famous dad’s opening monologue on Monday, one week after he underwent his second heart surgery. [people]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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There Is Only One Company When It Comes To Import Export Logistics – Your freight forwarding / shipping partner is probably more important than the actual products you want to move from country to country. Choose the wrong guys and you can get stung in so many ways. Be smart, use 2ov’s partners, Berry & Donaldson. [here]
The Ultimate Tool For Every Business Owner And Potential Employee – Whether you’re looking for a career change, or your business needs to find the best person for the job, Fortune 500 company ManpowerGroup SA have you covered. [hired]
Everyone’s Talking About Bitcoin And It’s Time You Got Involved – Buy Bitcoin right now from your phone with Luno’s incredibly simple to use app. Takes five minutes. [luno]
Local Booze Delivery App Will Save Your Life This Silly Season – We’ve always wondered when someone was going to nail the booze delivery game. It’s now impossible to leave the house without hitting traffic so this is just in time. [cheers]
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]
Heads Up, We’re Also After Quality Coffee – How many times have you started your road trip with a crummy cup of coffee from a petrol station? We’ve had enough, and thankfully vida e caffè have decided to step up to the plate. [covfefe]
Have A Little Punt On Your Favourite Team This Weekend – No one is saying you have to bet on the Boks or Bafana Bafana, but if you do fancy a flutter then now’s the time to get stuck in. [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 Streaming These Days – There’s a world of entertainment out there, but if you want to get with the program then there’s no better place to start than Showmax. [here]
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]
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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