Swaziland King Changes Country’s Name – Renaming announced during celebrations marking 50 years of independence from British colonial rule. [aljazeera]
Trevor Noah Is On The 2018 TIME 100 List – Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, is one of the most influential people of 2018. Lupita Nyong’o writes about the South African’s work to diversify comedy. [time]
‘Bring It On Bloody Racists… I’m Born Ready!’ – Malema on AfriForum’s decision to privately prosecute him. [news24]
Ramaphosa Leaves Commonwealth Summit To Deal With Protests – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his attendance at the Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent protests at home. [bbc]
‘Mars On Earth’ Experience Opens In The Wadi Rum Desert – It’s already attracting high-profile visitors. Last month, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk visited the Martian Domes and shared photos of the experience on Instagram. [cnn]
Rudy Giuliani Joins Trump’s Legal Team To Help End Russia Investigation – The former mayor of New York says he sees his new job as negotiating an end to Robert Mueller’s special investigation. [guardian]
Warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ Sentenced To 30 Years In Milestone For Global Justice – Mohammed Jabbateh, the Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah”, was sentenced on Thursday to 30 years in prison. [dailymav]
Facebook Weakens Privacy Protections For 1,5bn Users – From next month users in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America will no longer have the same privacy rights as Europeans. [telegraph]
Why SARS Is Potentially Wrong About Bitcoin And Cryptocurrencies In South Africa – SARS recently issued a statement explaining its views on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies. [bustech]
The U.K. Might Want To Ban All Plastic Straws And Drink Stirrers – Don’t get too attached to your straw. [time]
Nine Of The Best Co-Working Spots In And Around Cape Town – Finding a co-working office space in Cape Town comes with a whole host of decisions to make, so we sought out nine of the best options for you. [here]
Half Of The Great Barrier Reef Has Died Since 2016 — Here’s what happens if all coral reefs on Earth die off. [businsider]
Marijuana Plants Hidden In Plain Sight For 4/20 Stunt – Australian artists installed “cannabis” plants all over Sydney’s central business district on April 20, in an effort to draw attention to the country’s debate around cannabis legalisation. [mashable]
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Radical Takealot Deal On Chocolate Block Wine – Better hurry before they’re all snapped up. [takealot]
Lance Armstrong Reaches $5M Settlement With U.S. Government – Disgraced cyclist was on hook for possible $100M in whistleblower lawsuit. [cbc]
ATT Cape Town – Reward Offered If You Can Find Or Return This Ring – A dear friend of the 2oceansvibe family has reached out to us with a request for help, so we’re sharing this on their behalf. [here]
Vin Diesel Acquires Rights To xXx Franchise – As a result, Vin can now press ahead with plans to make a fourth film in the series, with the Hollywood star reprising the lead role and director DJ Caruso set to helm the project. [iol]
Javier Bardem Defends Woody Allen – ‘I am very shocked by this treatment.’ [guardian]
Will Smith Does A Bonkers Impression Of Michael Jackson – The actor recalled his bizarre meeting in a closet with the King of Pop. [huffpost]
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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]
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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