10 Things To Look Out For In Mboweni’s 2020 Budget Address – Mboweni will deliver his 2020 Budget address on Wednesday afternoon as the country battles record unemployment, depressed economic growth, and the likelihood of tax revenue shortfalls. [fin24]
Italy Scrambles To Contain Coronavirus Outbreak After Admitting Hospital Mess-Up – Italy has confirmed 322 cases of the virus, the Italian civil protection agency said Tuesday. That’s the highest number of coronavirus infections outside Asia. [cnn]
Peter Nygard: FBI Raids Fashion Mogul HQ In Sex Trafficking Probe – The Finnish-Canadian multimillionaire, who has been linked to Prince Andrew, has been the subject of an investigation by the child exploitation FBI task force. [bbc]
Trump’s Former Doctor Hid Vegetables In His Food To Help Him Lose Weight – Dr Ronny Jackson ‘s goal was to help the president lose up to 15 pounds and introduce exercise machines at the White House. [skynews]
Dispelling Some Common Myths About Studying Online – Debating whether or not your child should study online? Here are a few factors worth considering before making your decision. [here]
Watch: A Bridge Linking Durban To The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Comes To Life – The R3.9 billion Kazungula bridge which is 923 metres long is a vital part of Africa’s North-South Corridor. [businsider]
Inside The Security Branch: Torture Between Brandy And Boerewors – Paul Erasmus is coming to terms with his two days of testimony at the Neil Aggett inquest in the high court in Johannesburg. [mg]
The World’s Oldest Man Died In Japan At 112. He Credited His Long Life To Smiling – When Japanese centenarian Chitetsu Watanabe was born in 1907, Japan’s average life expectancy hovered around 40 years. [washpost]
Yunus Carrim Claims MultiChoice Cost South Africa Dearly — At Koos Bekker’s Behest – Former communications minister Carrim has described the ‘bullying’ tactics used by MultiChoice to protect its monopoly over the country’s pay-TV sector. [dailymaverick]
Is It Legal To Flash Other Motorists To Warn Them About An Upcoming Speed Trap? – Some traffic authorities try to use “defeating the ends of justice” to arrest motorists, says Howard Dembovsky of the Justice Project. [capetalk]
Kelly Slater To Build Largest Man-Made Wave In California Desert – Construction is expected to begin in early 2021 with the opening slated sometime in 2022, pending design and amended approval. [guardian]
Scientists Accidentally Discover First ‘Animal’ That Doesn’t Breathe Oxygen – Oxygen, I’m sure you’d agree, is pretty important for life on Earth. We breathe it in, our cells survive on it and without it, we’re pretty much doomed. [cnet]
Uber Launches PIN Verification In South Africa – “Once enabled, the user will receive a four-digit PIN code in their app while the driver is en-route to the pickup location,” Uber said. [mybb]
Outclassed: Lampard’s Chelsea Taught A Harsh Lesson By Brilliant Bayern – The Blues wanted to celebrate their 2012 victory over the Bavarians but the past counted for nothing as the hosts suffered a humbling 3-0 defeat. [goal]
Prince Harry Has Touched Down In The U.K. Ahead Of His Last Round Of Royal Duties – The duke is expected to attend an event in Edinburgh. [harpers]
This Is What Happens When You Take 550 Doses Of LSD At Once – Accidental LSD overdoses are not fun. But for some, they can have a bizarrely beneficial effect. [vice]
Rihanna Delivers Victoria’s Secret Its Final Business Blow – Rihanna’s lingerie brand sits squarely at the center of business and culture in the $13.1 billion U.S. women’s underwear sector. [forbes]
Weinstein’s Ex-Wife Georgina Chapman Moves On – How British fashion designer salvaged her Marchesa brand and now dates actor Adrien Brody who appeared in movie mogul’s Hollywoodland. [dmail]
British Singer Duffy Says She Was ‘Raped, Drugged And Held Captive’ – Duffy has taken to social media to reveal that she recused herself from her career and the limelight as the result of trauma. [vulture]
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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