Steinhoff Served With Summons By Dutch Investors – Steinhoff’s Dutch investors are suing the group for misleading them in its financial statements. [huff]
Jacob Zuma: Pressure Grows On South Africa President To Stand Down – South African President Jacob Zuma is under growing pressure to step down following talks with senior members of his ANC party on Sunday. [bbc]
Philadelphia Eagles Defeat New England Patriots To Win Super Bowl – For the first time, the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions. [cnbc]
President Trump Says Nunes Memo ‘Totally Vindicates’ Him In Russia Investigation – Following the release of the four-page memo from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, President Donald Trump said on Twitter that he has been completely vindicated in the Russia investigation. [time]
Orlando Police Thwart Lana Del Rey Kidnapping Threat – Following “credible threat,” man arrested and charged with aggravated stalking and attempted kidnapping outside singer’s concert Saturday. [rs]
CemAir Remains Suspended, Alternative Arrangements Available For Passengers – At 07:00 on Sunday morning, CemAir flights remain suspended as it continues to work with the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) to resolve its safety clearance issue. [t24]
Hitler’s Mein Kampf Book Found In Macerata Shooting Suspect’s Home – Luca Traini is being held on suspicion of attempted murder with an aggravating circumstance of racial hatred for allegedly targeting the five men and one woman in drive-by shootings on Saturday. [sky]
Grace Mugabe’s PhD ‘The Greatest Academic Fraud In History’: Academics – Academics in Zimbabwe and South Africa have poured scorn on Grace Mugabe’s controversial PhD, pointing out that it doesn’t meet the minimum standard for a doctoral thesis. [n24]
It’s Crunch Time – Takealot.com Have The Best Water Saving Products Right Here – If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to save water, Takealot’s Water Wise store is where you need to start. Also, who wants to win a R500 gift voucher? [here]
Facebook Turns 14, With Plenty To Celebrate – Facebook (ticker: FB) turned 14 on Sunday with lots to celebrate despite some ominous clouds in its near-future. [barrons]
Apple Music To Overtake Spotify In US Subscribers This Summer As It Hits 36M Globally – While Spotify has long-held a lead over Apple in streaming music subscribers, the gap between the two is slowly narrowing, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The report, citing “people in the record business,” explains that Apple Music is adding subscribers in the United States at a faster rate than Spotify… [9to5]
REVEALED: How Much It Cost SA Rugby To Axe Coetzee – According to reports, it cost SA Rugby R1.8 million to sack former Springbok coach Allister Coetzee. [s24]
Man Survives Drifting In Atlantic Ocean For 16 Days – A Bahamian man has been restored to health at a Florida hospital after drifting on the Atlantic Ocean for 16 days. [time]
Tour The Homes Of 10 Famous Artists – From Pablo Picasso to Jackson Pollock, AD visits the residences of the world’s most celebrated artists. [ad]
Prince William, Kate Middleton, And Prince Charles Have Different Names When They Go To Scotland And Ireland – Though we hear about the likes of William, Kate, Harry, and Charles all the time, they also have alternative monikers most people won’t be aware of. [busins]
Lost Mayan Cities In Guatemala Discovered In Laser Probe Of Jungle – Pyramids, Palaces. Temples. An incredible ancient Mayan capital — with suburbs of up to 60,000 houses — has been discovered after more than 1,000 years hidden away. [newsau]
YOH: Butler’s Got A Mention In The Latest TIME Magazine – Turning up inside the hallowed covers of TIME is no mean feat, and the January 29 edition of the magazine includes a mention of Cape Town’s favourite pizza guys. [here]
Love, In The Time Of Robots – Hiroshi Ishiguro builds androids. Beautiful, realistic, uncannily convincing human replicas. Academically, he is using them to understand the mechanics of person-to-person interaction. But his true quest is to untangle the ineffable nature of connection itself. [wired]
Lady Gaga Cancels Final Joanne Tour Dates Due To “Severe Pain” – The singer’s team announced on her Instagram and Twitter pages early on Saturday morning that she “is suffering from severe pain that has materially impacted her ability to perform live” and that all 10 of her remaining concerts, in Europe, have been canceled. [eol]
Kylie Jenner Welcomes Baby Girl – Kylie Jenner kept her pregnancy private, but on Sunday she shared the news of her baby’s birth with the world: It’s a girl! [cnn]
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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]
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