Train Fires Occurring During Prasa Parly Briefing ‘No Coincidence’ – Prasa board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama says last time they met with Parliament, two trains were torched in Cape Town. [ewn]
Rand Gains On Tito Mboweni’s Appointment As Finance Minister – The rand firmed to R14,7216 to the dollar in the moments leading up to the announcement‚ after earlier weakening to R15,0625 following reports that Mcebisi Jonas had declined the position. [timeslive]
Exposed: How Corporates Are Funding Fake News – Some of South Africa’s biggest banks, insurance companies and car manufacturers have been caught advertising on fake news websites. [news24]
Three Theories Behind Nikki Haley’s Shocking Resignation – In a political world seemingly incapable of being shocked, the resignation of United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday did just that. [cnn]
Trump: Ivanka Would Be ‘Dynamite’ As U.N. Ambassador – “I think Ivanka would be incredible, but it doesn’t mean I’d pick her. Because I’d be accused of nepotism even though I’m not sure there’s anybody more competent in the world.” [dailybeast]
‘I Never Assisted The Gupta Family‚’ Gigaba Tells Parliament – In a late-night address to Parliament’s home affairs portfolio committee‚ Gigaba several times denied having a personal relationship with the family. [timeslive]
Shares In Christo Wiese’s Invicta Slide As Probe Into Firm Is Reopened – Invicta was publicly censured by the JSE in 2016 as two of its CEOs had sold shares to Invicta unit Humulani Marketing without getting the required shareholder approval. [busday]
Tencent’s $220bn Rout Is Breaking All Kinds Of Records – Tencent has entered uncharted territory, its 38% drop from a closing high in January is now the deepest since Tencent’s 2004 listing in Hong Kong. [moneyweb]
Top SA Winery Reveals Major Expansion Plans – If you want to remain one of the country’s most successful wineries, then you can’t afford to rest on your laurels. [here]
Wife Of Ex-Interpol President Says She’s ‘In Great Danger’ – The wife of the former Interpol president who disappeared in China has revealed that she had received a threatening phone call warning of agents coming for her. [time]
Hurricane Flooding Spawns Massive Swarms Of Giant Mosquitoes – Officials in North Carolina are scrambling to combat the gallinipper, a mosquito species whose bite can feel like a stabbing. [seeker]
These 10 companies Have The Best Customer Service In SA – The awards benchmark service levels in South Africa across 167 major companies in 29 different industries. [bustech]
How Tinder Is Killing The Home-Cooked Dinner Date – Swipe culture; fear of IRL interaction; anxiety about entering a stranger’s home. There are lots of reasons why making dinner for a date is going out of style. [vice]
Conor McGregor Suspended From UFC After Defeat – A UFC medical statement read: “Conor McGregor: Suspended until 6/11/18, no contact until 28/10/18.” [stuff]
The Easiest Way To Get Bikini-Ready This Summer – It’s time to get bikini-ready, as the days get warmer and the sun hangs around for longer. The good news is that you don’t have to do it alone. [here]
Seven Things We Found Out About The Bachelor SA’s Lee Thompson When We Googled Him – SA’s first Bachelor is former Sharks rugby player and international model, Lee Thompson from Cape Town. [channel24]
Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Nominees – Nominees include Radiohead, LL Cool J, Devo and more. [paste]
EgyptAir’s Magazine Publisher Apologises For That Bizarre Drew Barrymore Interview – Ahram Advertising Agency, which publishes the EgyptAir’s in-flight magazine Horus, said the confusion was the result of several mistranslations between English and Arabic. [time]
Meghan Markle’s Ex-Husband Trevor Engelson Gets HIS Happily-Ever-After – He married dietitian Tracey Kurland, 32, in a small, intimate ceremony in Hidden Hills, California. [dmail]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
There are a number of ongoing deals set up at our various exclusive partners. Here they are – just for you;-)
Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
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]
Score R250 Off Your First Daily Dish Order – It doesn’t come much easier, or tastier, than having everything you need to nail your weekly meals delivered to your door. [yum]
It’s Never Been Easier To Be A Kiff Person – Everyone wants to be a good person who feels all warm and fuzzy inside. If you’re not sure where to start, here’s a very deserving charity that needs your help. [bekiff]
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% off the first month’ deal – no strings attached! You can take your 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 directly 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]
Dabbling In The Stock Market Made Easy – Finally, there’s an online investment platform which makes it fun, easy and cheap for anyone to buy shares. Get involved for as little as R5. [easyequities]
So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, so make 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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