Hillary Clinton Puts Lesbian Rumors To Bed: ‘Never Even Been Tempted’ – “Contrary to what you may hear, I actually like men,” the former presidential candidate told shock jock Howard Stern on his Sirius XM show Wednesday. [nbc]
R4bn And Business Rescue To Put Wind Beneath SAA’s Wings – SAA is in business rescue as of right now – with a price tag totalling R4-billion in cash and government guarantees, even if some of the T&Cs remain outstanding. [mav]
Trump’s Misconduct A Textbook Case Of Impeachable Offenses, Experts Say In Hearing – Republicans’ witness offered opposing view, saying that the impeachment process was being rushed. [guardian]
Trump Calls Trudeau ‘Two-Faced’, Cancels Press Conference And Leaves Nato Summit Early – After video of world leaders making fun of him. ‘I called him out on the fact he’s not paying 2 per cent, and I guess he’s not very happy about it,’ says US president. [ind]
Melania Trump Defends Her Son After Professor’s Joke At Impeachment Hearing – Melania Trump admonished one of the legal scholars testifying at Wednesday’s impeachment inquiry hearing after the professor made a joke involving her son, Barron, for which the professor later apologized. [cnn]
Royal Staff ‘Want To BANISH Prince Andrew From The Royal Family’s Christmas Day Church Outing – Over fears sex abuse campaigners will infiltrate the crowds’ [dm]
South Africans Aren’t Very Good With Credit Cards – If you whipped out the credit card to spend big on Black Friday, you’re not alone. Let’s just hope you handle that debt better than most South Africans. [here]
Cave Diver Tells Court Elon Musk Tweets ‘Humiliated’ Him – A British cave expert has testified that he was left feeling “humiliated, ashamed” and “dirtied” after Elon Musk labelled him “pedo guy” online. [bbc]
PICS | Rape Accused Willem Breytenbach Arrives In Handcuffs At Police Station In Cape Town – Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach – who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett – has been arrested in Hartenbos in the Southern Cape and taken to a police station in Cape Town. [n24]
Diplomatic Tap-Dancing Stalls Gupta Extradition Moves – A much-vaunted extradition treaty between SA and the United Arab Emirates remains inactive some 14 months after it was signed by South Africa’s then-justice minister Michael Masutha and his counterpart, Sultan Saeed Al Badi. [mav]
The Rand Will Hit R20 To The Dollar In 2020 – And Other ‘Outrageous’ Predictions From Banking Experts – Denmark-based Saxo Bank has published its 10 outrageous financial predictions for 2020. [btech]
NASA’s Solar Probe Found Things Near The Sun That We Can’t Explain – Scientists say the unexplained rogue waves and high winds mean we are “missing something really fundamental in our standard models of the Sun.” [vice]
ANC Takes Back Joburg – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress wrested control of Johannesburg, the nation’s economic hub, back from the main opposition Democratic Alliance, when its candidate, Geoff Makhubo, was elected the city’s mayor. [btech]
Italian Vinegar Makers Lose Battle Over ‘Balsamic’ Ownership – The EU’s top court has thrown out an attempt by vinegar makers in Italy’s Modena province to stop competitors from using the term “balsamic”. [bbc]
Demolition Worker Finds 112-Year-Old Message Hidden In Wall – A demolition worker in New Jersey found far more than he bargained for while trying to take down a wall at a university. [here]
Plastic Pollution Kills Half A Million Hermit Crabs On Remote Islands – Experts fear species decline after huge number of deaths on Henderson and Cocos. [guardian]
‘Deadpool’ Director Films Epic Snowball Fight Commercial – David Leitch, of ‘John Wick’ and ‘Deadpool 2’ fame, put his skills to good use to capture an epic snowball fight for a new Apple advert. [here]
Emma Stone Engaged To Saturday Night Live Producer David McCary – Emma Stone is engaged to her boyfriend, Saturday Night Live producer David McCary, who she met in 2017 while hosting the show. [newsau] Jim Carrey won’t be pleased [why]
JAY-Z’s Catalog Returns To Spotify On His 50th Birthday – All of HOV’s albums—even The Blueprint—are available to stream after being absent on the platform for years. [pitch]
Kendall Jenner And Bella Hadid Follow Up Flirty Beach Romp With Glamorous Yacht Ride – On David Grutman’s Groot in Miami accompanied by Kourtney Kardashian and Fai Khadra. [dm]
Should I Delete Tinder? These Millennials Think So – More than half a decade since dating apps went mainstream, can millennials who’ve lost patience with digital platforms still find love in the analogue world? [bbc]
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]
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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]
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