Patricia De Lille Resigns As Cape Town Mayor – Wednesday will be Patricia de Lille’s last day in office as Cape Town Mayor, two months after she agreed to a deal that would see the DA drop charges against her. [ewn]
Lion Air Crash: Indonesian Search Homes In On Black Box – A signal from the black box of the Lion Air plane which crashed on Monday with 189 people on board has been located, Indonesian rescuers believe. [bbc]
Harvey Weinstein Assaulted 16-Year-Old Girl, Lawsuit Claims – Nearly 100 women have claimed to be a victim of the Hollywood producer in a class-action lawsuit, which has now been expanded. [sky]
Prince Harry Greets Audience In 6 Languages – Prince Harry surprises the crowd at an event in New Zealand by greeting them in six different Pacific languages. [cnn]
Jamal Khashoggi Strangled As Soon As He Entered Consulate, Prosecutor Confirms – Statement is first official Turkish confirmation of how Saudi journalist died. [guardian]
Mafia Hit Man Is Now A Suspect In ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s Death Behind Bars – A Mafia hit man who is said to hate “rats” is under suspicion in the slaying of former Boston crime boss and longtime FBI informant James “Whitey” Bulger, who was found dead hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, an ex-investigator briefed on the case said Wednesday. [time]
We Are Technically Insolvent‚ Admits SABC – After days of speculation over the future of SABC employees‚ the broadcaster’s CEO has come out to say that the company is technically insolvent. [tlive]
Explosive Report Exposes Massive Corruption And Implicates Over 20 Senior Cops – An in-depth forensic investigation by Grant Thornton and SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory Services into the awarding of a SAPS/SITA contract to Keith Keating’s Forensic Data Analysts amounting to R61 million for the provision of forensic light sources, has uncovered massive potential fraud and/or collusion between at least 20 senior SAPS officials and FDA employees. No wonder SAPS wanted a closed SCOPA session on Tuesday. [mav]
Café du Cap Opens First Thursdays Bar – Let it be known that the 2oceansvibe Restaurant, ‘Café du Cap’ (113 Loop Street, Cape Town) has an actual bar now and is open for First Thursdays. Boekenhoutskloof Wines, Sol Beer, Cape Town Gin and sweet, sweet tunes. See you there…
Rupert Murdoch Is Funding A Feminist Ad Campaign. Seriously. – At Lizzy Jagger’s urging, the tycoon has spent tens of thousands of dollars of his own money to fund pro-ERA newspaper ads in states that have yet to ratify the amendment. [db]
Naspers Shares Jump Nearly 10% – The Most Since 2014 – Naspers Ltd soared the most in close on four years Wednesday as investors got two pieces of good news. [bustech]
Amazon Has Lost More Than $250 Billion Dollars In Market Cap In 8 Weeks – It took Amazon 18 years to reach a market cap of $250 billion. It’s taken Amazon less than eight weeks to give up $250 billion in market value. [fort]
North Korea: Sexual Abuse Of Women ‘Common’, Report Claims – North Korean officials commit sexual abuse against women with near total impunity, a report has claimed. [bbc]
Tennis Prodigy Cori Gauff, 14, Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship Contract – She’s only 14 but Cori Gauff has already been dubbed the “first tennis star of her generation.” [cnn]
‘Our Spiritual Leader’: Chinese Villagers Appeal For Return Of 1,000-Year-Old Monk – Residents of Yangchun tell Dutch court of importance of Buddha statue which contains mummified remains. [guardian]
Iron Man’s New Suit Of Armour Is Very, Very Cool – Fans of Iron Man and the story’s hero, Tony Stark, seem pretty impressed with his latest suit of armour. It’s not hard to see why. [here]
Retailer Anthropologie ‘Deeply Regrets’ Copying Designs – US fashion and homewares giant Anthropologie has apologised after it copied an artist’s designs and mass-produced her work without permission. [bbc]
Man Pours Petrol On Girlfriend And Sets Her Alight While She Was Asleep – A 27-year-old man who doused his girlfriend in petrol and set her alight was arrested on Tuesday night in Mokopane, Limpopo. [n24]
Karl Lagerfeld Shows No Sign Of Slowing Down – Iconic designer and art director Karl Lagerfeld might be 85 years old, but he’s still hard at work and pushing boundaries. [here]
The Duchess Of Cambridge Has One Piece Of Advice Everyone Should Remember – Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge revealed the one thing she always tells her kids – and its pretty damn good advice. [ch24]
A Group Of Friends Dressed Up As A Different Tom Hanks Characters For Halloween – Group costumes are always awkward, though, because someone gets to be the cool main character while everyone else in the group has to dress up as the side characters who nobody remembers. But one gang of friends found a way around the group costume dilemma: they base their costumes around an actor’s iconic characters instead. [mash]
Why Everyone Around The World Is Having The Same Nightmare – The first time Tim Brown saw the Hat Man, he was 14 years old and curled up in his bed in Nashville, Tennessee. He was dozing, with the only light in the room coming from the flicker of late-night television. As he drifted off to sleep, a sound from the television shook him back awake. [qz]
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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