Avoid Sandton On Friday, JMPD Warns, As 10,000 Protesters Gather – The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) has warned motorists to avoid Sandton, Johannesburg, for most of Friday, ahead of a planned protest against gender-based violence. [tlive]
Boris Johnson Denies Lying To Queen Over Suspension Of Parliament – “Absolutely not,” says Boris Johnson when asked if he misled the monarch over the controversial five-week shutdown. [sky]
Harvard Says It Received $9 Million From Jeffrey Epstein – After weeks of silence, Harvard on Thursday night acknowledged that it had received about $9 million directly from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and his foundations over a decade ending in 2007. [boston]
Facebook’s Libra Should Be Blocked In Europe, France Says – France says it will block development of Facebook’s Libra digital currency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sovereignty” of governments. [bbc]
Watch Out For This Scam Involving Fibre Installation – Be careful when forking out cash to fibre installers, because they may be taking you for a ride. [here]
Forever 21 Prepares For Potential Bankruptcy – Forever 21 Inc. is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as the fashion retailer’s cash dwindles and turnaround options fade, according to people with knowledge of the plans. [fortune]
Steinhoff Will Only Have To Pay R53 Million Of Its R1.5 Billion Fraud Fine – The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has concluded its investigation into the Steinhoff Group, and has found that it contravened sections of the Financial Markets Act. [bustech]
Police Say Bank Robberies Are Down 70% In South Africa – South African banks say they doubled. [busins]
Ramaphosa To Skip UN Meeting To Tackle Crime, Economy – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will skip the United Nations General Assembly this month and instead focus on dealing with rising violence and the country’s struggling economy. [bloom]
Inside The Cutthroat World Of Royal Gossips – They jet off to Fiji with Harry and Meghan, hike the Himalayas with William and Kate, and hit the South of France with Charles and Camilla. But the life of a royal correspondent isn’t all glamour; there’s fierce competition for scoops, backstabbing in the ranks, and chasing endless rumors about the privacy-obsessed monarchs. Now, with a protocol-defying American duchess and new baby prince, the profession has never been more intense. [marieclaire]
This Cliff-Dangling Klein Karoo Masterpiece Is Something Out Of A Bond Film – If Dr. Evil was into the great outdoors, we would imagine ‘Caracal’ to be his preferred Klein Karoo lair. [here]
Apple Hid A Secret Message In Its Latest YouTube Video – Shortly after Apple’s iPhone 11 event yesterday, the company posted a drastically condensed “supercut” of everything they announced. [tc]
Teeth-Straightening Startup SmileDirectClub Just Tumbled In Its Stock Market Debut – SmileDirectClub tumbled in its trading debut on Thursday, a rare setback for a buzzy startup amid a wave of digital health IPOs. [busins]
We’re Quitting Smoking, So Why Is Big Tobacco Booming? – Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. [guardian]
Air New Zealand Threatened With Māori Boycott Over Attempt To Trademark ‘Kia Ora’ Logo – Air New Zealand’s attempts to trademark a logo of a common Māori greeting has sparked anger and threats of a boycott from the Māori community. [cnn]
Why You Should Get On Board With The New ‘Health Shot’ Trend – People don’t always associate the words ‘health’ with the word ‘shots’ (thanks, tequila), but this new trend is looking to change that. [here]
Margaret Trudeau On Son Justin, Melania Trump, Drugs, Studio 54, First Ladies, Bipolar Disorder—And Survival – Margaret Trudeau talks to Tim Teeman about Melania Trump’s G7 gaze at her son Justin; as well as bringing her life—Canadian first lady, drugs, Studio 54, mental illness—to theater. [beast]
Midnight Cowboy Review – A Still Potent Stew Of 60s Sleaze – Fifty years on, Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman’s squabbling amid the squalor of low-rent New York remains a heartbreaking triumph. [guardian]
Rita Ora Shows Off Her Sizzling Frame And Eye-Popping Underboob In Racy Black Bikini – As she poses up a storm during sun-soaked holiday. [dm]
‘Lucy In The Sky’: Natalie Portman Doesn’t Wear Adult Diapers But Does Dial Up The Crazy – The astronaut saga, inspired by the story of Lisa Nowak—who drove from Houston to Florida in an adult diaper (allegedly) to kidnap her ex’s lover—isn’t sure what it wants to be. [beast]
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]
It’s Time You Treat Your Pet To The Finer Things In Life – It’s all good and well posting pictures of your furry friends on social media, but you don’t want people talking about how you’re skimping on the treats. Do better. [petculture]
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]
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