Robert De Niro, Joe Biden Targeted By Pipe Bombs Similar To Packages Sent To Democrats And CNN – The package sent to offices that house DeNiro’s Tribeca Productions matched devices sent to senior Democrats and CNN. [beast]
Jamal Khashoggi’s Son Heads To The United States – Jamal Khashoggi’s son and his family have been allowed to leave Saudi Arabia and are en route to the US, human rights advocates said Thursday. [nyp]
Saudi Arabia Changes Its Story Again And Says Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed In ‘Premeditated’ Murder – Saudi Arabia changed its explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s death once again on Thursday, saying that the journalist’s murder was “premeditated” by Saudi operatives. [tele]
US Plans To Send 800 Troops To Border As Caravan Travels Through Mexico – The Trump administration is planning to dispatch at least 800 active duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigration into electoral gains in the midterms as a caravan of thousands of migrants makes its way through Mexico. [guardian]
Watch that space…
Google Executive Received £70m As Company Kept Quiet About Sexual Misconduct Claim – Google handed a senior executive a £70 million pay-off after he was accused of sexual harassment by an employee, it has been claimed. [tele]
Comparing SA’s Cheapest Banking Fees – Every month, some charges you’re aware of, and some that you’re not, fly out of your account. Here’s which SA bank is coming out tops. [here]
SARS – R20bn VAT Refund Backlog Wipes Out Revenue Expected From The VAT Hike – The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement reflects how State Capture at the tax collector is negatively impacting on South Africans, ripping a R20-billion hole in a tightly-stretched national purse. [mav]
Weave Snatching: It’s A Real Thing & Women Are Scared – There’s a moment of relief that comes with taking off your wig after a long day of serving looks is unmatched, but it comes at a high price. [tlive] I had no idea this was going on…
De Lille To Be Criminally Investigated – This after two reports into alleged corruption and maladministration at the city compiled by law firm Bowmans were discussed by councillors. [ewn] Is anyone following this story?
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US Tycoon Robert Durst Ordered To Stand Trial Over Murder Of Friend 18 Years Ago – Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir who was the subject of a television documentary series, was ordered Thursday to stand trial for the murder of his close friend in Los Angeles 18 years ago. [tele]
Guys, if you STILL haven’t watched ‘The Jinx’ – the single season series about Robert Durst (story above) and these murders, your life is a complete waste. It’s fascinating and it’s quick.
UK Data Watchdog Fines Facebook Maximum Legal Amount For Cambridge Analytica Scandal – The fine is just £500,000, but regulators say it should have been ‘significantly higher’. [verge]
Amazon Stock Slips 9% Despite Record Profit – For years, investors waited eagerly for the era when Amazon would finally turn profits consistently. Now, even a record quarterly profit isn’t enough for Amazon to impress Wall Street. [cnn]
Amazon To Open New SA Data Centres, Promising Cheaper, Safer Services For Corporate Clients – E-commerce giant Amazon will open additional data centres in South Africa at the start of 2020 to speed up cloud services for its local corporate clients and reduce costs, the multinational announced on Thursday. [busins]
WPP’s Market Value Plunges On Weak Quarterly Results – CEO Mark Read says the ad agency needs to sell assets, hold off acquisitions and bring in new talent. [buslive]
One In Three New Zealanders Drink Dangerously Through Their Entire Lives – Study – Research disputes that hazardous drinking is a phase, usually associated with the teens and early twenties. [guardian]
Relatable Man Sets Fire To Home While Attempting To Kill Spiders With A Blowtorch – Insects of any kind in the house can be anyone’s worst nightmare. But to what lengths would you go to get rid of them? [mash]
Sinead O’Connor Converts To Islam: ‘I’m Proud To Have Become Muslim’ – The Irish singer formerly known as Sinead O’Connor has converted to Islam. [stuff]
Will Smith Reveals He ‘Cried Uncontrollably’ In A Restaurant Bathroom – After realizing he’d married the wrong woman – Will Smith’s first marriage was to actress Sheree Zampino back in 1992. [dm]
PICS: Miss SA Stuns In Red Dress As She Hosts Event In The Netherlands – Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green stunned in a shimmering red dress as she took on her duty as the host of the Evening for Recoginising Outstanding TB Leaders event in the Netherlands. [ch24]
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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]
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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 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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