Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Has Been Found After Kidnapping Ordeal – Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji who was kidnapped earlier this month was freed on Saturday (Oct. 20) after more than a week missing. [qz]
Saudis Admit Khashoggi Was Killed But Claim It Was A “Fistfight” – Saudi Arabia finally conceded late Friday that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, but they added a new cover story for how it happened: he was killed in a fistfight inside the consulate in Istanbul. [vice]
Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out Of Existence – The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law. [nyt]
President Trump To Pull US From Russia Missile Treaty – The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed. [bbc]
Jamal Khashoggi: Trump Changes Tone With Saudi Arabia Over Killing – The president had initially described Saudi Arabia’s take on events as “credible”, but he is now adopting a more cautious tone. [sky]
Trump To Reporter: Don’t Be A Baby – President Donald Trump speaks to reporters about the migrant caravan headed from Central America to the United States. [cnn]
From An Obese Undertaker To Tim Noakes – A Short History Of Banting – Banting is a bit like CrossFit and veganism – it’s easy to tell when someone is on that wagon because they’ll tell you about it. So where does an obese undertaker fit in? [here]
Remains Of Fetuses And Infants Removed From Second Detroit Funeral Home – About 63 fetuses and infants have been removed from a Detroit funeral home, the second facility where remains have been improperly disposed. Police discovered the remains at the Perry Funeral Home on Friday. [cbs]
Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls For Bloomberg To Retract Chinese Spy Chip Report – It’s the first time Cook has gone on the record regarding the explosive report. [verge]
Facebook Hires Nick Clegg As Head Of Global Affairs – Former UK deputy prime minister to move to Silicon Valley next year. [ft]
Actor Selma Blair Reveals That She Has Multiple Sclerosis – MS diagnosis came in August but Hollywood star has lived with symptoms for years. [guardian]
Hamleys Swings To Loss After ‘Challenging Year For Retail’ – Toy store chain Hamleys reported a loss last year with the firm blaming factors such as Brexit and the threat of terrorism for the downturn. [bbc]
Sars IT Head Apologises For Conduct During Interviews – South African Revenue Service (Sars) IT head Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane has apologised for the way she acted while being asked questions about the institution’s crumbling digital infrastructure this week. [n24]
Prince Harry Climbs Sydney Harbour Bridge To Kick Off Invictus Games – Prince Harry opened the fourth annual Invictus Games in style on Friday afternoon, climbing Australia’s iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge along with a number of veterans and competitors from the upcoming event. [cnn]
Watch: A Glimpse Into The Future At The World Robots Summit – From a dancing robot to an extra arm – 2018’s World Robot Summit in Tokyo gave attendees a glimpse into the future of robotics with exhibitions of advanced working robots. [busins]
The Secret Shame Of The Cracked iPhone Screen – Are you afraid of whipping it out because people are going to judge? Don’t worry, you are not alone in your shame. [here]
Lewis Hamilton: Spoilt Brat Or National Treasure? – The wildly successful Formula One driver has not been so widely or warmly celebrated as his peers. But why? [sky]
England Soccer Star Abuse Sparks Calls For Online Crackdown – England soccer player Karen Carney has received Instagram messages wishing her “cancer and leukemia,” and hoping that “someone will rape you to death,” sparking concern, anger and calls for much stronger action on online abuse. [cnn]
Watch A 757 Land Practically Sideways In Gale Force Winds – TUI Airways Captain Brenda Riepsaame Wassink provided a reminder of just how tricky air travel can be when she was forced to land in Bristol, UK during a storm with gale force winds.[popmech]
Beastie Boys: ‘Being In A Band… It’s An Absurd Comedy’ – Between breaks from goofing around, the two surviving members of the band talk about writing a new memoir, their rollercoaster career and coming to terms with the loss of Adam Yauch. [guardian]
Keita Sagaki Reproduces Classic Paintings Using Hundreds Of Tiny Manga Characters – Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” is one of the world’s most reproduced and reinterpreted paintings — but no one has done it quite like Japanese artist Keita Sagaki.[cnn]
This Bartender Is Secretly The Greatest Tetris Player In The World – 362 days of the year, Jonas Neubauer is a regular dude. During the Classic Tetris World Championship, he’s a god. [vice]
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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