Police Arrest Hundreds At Paris May Day Protests – Masked protesters smash shop windows and hurl petrol bombs after planned peaceful rally. [guardian]
Eskom Insists There’s No Risk Of Load-Shedding – The power utility was responding to claims it only has enough coal supplies to keep some of its power stations running for just a few days. [enca]
Rand Falls To 4-Month Low Against Dollar – As South Africans celebrated Workers’ Day on Tuesday, the rand fell to its lowest level yet under a Cyril Ramaphosa Presidency. [fin24]
Bus Strike: Employers Deny Giving Unions Ultimatum Over Salary Increment – Efforts by both the transport and labour ministers to try to find a resolution to the wage dispute failed last week. [ewn]
Trump’s Legal Team Prepares For Showdown With Mueller – Trump’s legal team is bracing for the dramatic possibility that Mueller would subpoena the President. [cnn]
Donald Trump Wrote Own Health Letter, Says Physician Harold Bornstein – His former doctor has said he did not write a 2015 letter declaring the then-Republican presidential candidate’s “astonishingly excellent” health, US media report. [bbc]
State Of Rapture – Time To Get Real About Ramaphosa – Cyril Ramaphosa granted the London Financial Times an exceedingly rare one-on-one interview, and it is a strange yet revealing insight into his character. [dailymav]
Mark Zuckerberg Says It Will Take Three Years To Fix Facebook – We talked for almost an hour, discussing his keynote, some of the new products he’s announcing, the need to make Facebook more proactive in policing content, and why it will take three years to do it. [wired]
Apple Surprises With Solid iPhone Sales, Announces $100bn Buyback – Apple’s quarterly results topped Wall Street forecasts, which dropped ahead of the report. [ewn]
Biotech CEO Who Tested Drugs On Himself Found Dead In Spa – A biohacker who once turned heads by injecting himself with an untested herpes treatment died Sunday in a spa room in Washington, DC, police confirmed Tuesday. [nypost]
SA Professor Resigns From IAAF In Protest At ‘Caster Semenya Policy’ – Law expert Steve Cornelius says he won’t be able to apply the new policy against female athletes in good conscience. [citizen]
This New Flat Earther Theory Has Something To Do With Pac-Man – Along with the idea that our planet is actually shaped like a diamond. [vice]
PTSD Veterans ‘Cured’ With Ecstasy Treatment In Weeks, Say Scientists – Treating soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with the party drug ecstasy effectively cures the condition within weeks, according to a new study. [telegraph]
Iconic Guitar Brand Gibson Files For Bankruptcy – Company will refocus on its musical instruments, shedding its audio and home entertainment business. [rollingstone]
Star Wars Passes The Box Office Lightsaber To Avengers: Infinity War – In the wake of Avengers: Infinity War achieving the highest domestic debut of all time over the weekend, the studio behind the previous record holder has offered their congratulations. [time]
Leonardo DiCaprio Changed His Facebook Profile Picture To One Of His Beetle Namesake – A water beetle species discovered in Malaysia was named Grouvellinus leonardodicaprioi in honour of DiCaprio’s environmental work. [mashable]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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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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