Boston Gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Killed In West Virginia Prison – “He lived violently and he apparently died violently,” said Dick Lehr, author of “Whitey: The Life of America’s Most Notorious Mob Boss.” [cnn]
Whitey Bulger’s Real Life Was Crazier Than The Movies – The notorious Boston gangster defined by a decades-long identity crisis—he was an FBI informant and also one of the most notorious and feared crime lords in American history. [vice]
Criminal Charges Opened Against Patricia De Lille – The charges were laid in light of the Cape Town city council’s adoption of two reports by law firm Bowmans into maladministration at the metro at a council meeting last week Thursday. [timeslive]
Lion Air Flight’s ‘Erratic’ Struggle Before Fatal Plunge – A frightening account has emerged from a TV star who flew on the doomed Lion Air plane, just hours before it crashed killing everyone on board. [newsau]
The Lost Boys Of Bird Island – Police breathe new life into ‘cold case of over 30 years’ as they probe apartheid’s alleged paedophiles. [news24]
Trump Suggests He Will End Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order – President falsely claimed US is ‘the only country in the world’ to endow the right and that he would move to sign order ending it. [guardian]
Pittsburgh Shooting: Trump Visits Synagogue Amid Protests – More than 70 000 people signed an open letter from Pittsburgh-based Jewish leaders saying that President Trump was “not welcome” in the city unless he “fully denounces white nationalism”. [bbc]
Cape Town Lamp-Posts And Bus Stops May Soon Become WiFi Hotspots – Cell C is considering using Cape Town’s lamp posts and bus stops as Wifi hotspots. [businsider]
Proof That The SA Post Office Is Slower Than The Roman Empire’s Delivery Service – Just when you think you’ve heard it all, someone compares the delivery speed of the SA Post Office and that of the Roman Empire’s courier service. [here]
Elon Musk Returns To Twitter To Offer His Newest Theory of Corporate Governance – The Tesla founder got back on the blue birdie Monday night and was quick to stir up some new controversy. [fortune]
War On Drugs Rocks Hillbrow – As angry residents attack the dealers, the police move in, take another hand-out and turn a blind eye to the comings and goings. [citypress ]
Inside The Crazy Cabal Trying To Smear Robert Mueller – A Seth Rich conspiracy pusher and fringe online figures appear to be working behind the scenes. [dailybeast]
New MacBook Air, iPad Pro And More: Everything Apple Just Announced – Apple unveiled a host of new products and gadgets during a Tuesday event in Brooklyn, New York. [time]
On The Frontline Of New Zealand’s Avocado War – As the popularity of the fruit soars, growers have been forced to resort to extreme lengths to protect their crop from thieves. [guardian]
Smoke Plagues George As Fires Move Towards Knysna – A fire 55km north of Knysna is out of control, and farmers have been told to prepare for evacuations as aerial support protects infrastructure in the line of fire. [citizen]
The World’s Leading Blockchain Experts Are Coming To South Africa – For some, blockchain is a word they hear thrown around from time to time, but they don’t have a clue what it all means. For others, blockchain represents a chance to shake things up. [here]
Ghosts And Gold Mines – Australia’s eeriest abandoned towns. [telegraph]
Red Dead Redemption 2 Just Broke A Ton Of Records – Red Dead Redemption 2 is a video game about robbing and fighting your way through the US’s Old West to survive—and it made a killing this weekend. [quartz]
Ozzy Osbourne – On The Road With The Prince Of Darkness – The former Black Sabbath frontman helped define heavy-metal menace. Now, as he nears 70, he just wants to make his fans happy. [rollingstone]
‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Series To Star Naomi Watts – Five new shows based on the fantasy hit are currently in development. [huffpost]
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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