South Africa Reports Outbreak Of African Swine Fever – South Africa has detected an outbreak of African Swine Fever in Eastern Cape Province, Fin24 reported, citing Thoko Didiza, the minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries. [bloom]
Fist Fight Erupts Between Indian And Chinese Troops At Strategic Crossing Between The Two Nations – Leaving several men injured. [dm]
Donald Trump Hits Back At Barack Obama For Criticising ‘Chaotic’ Pandemic Response – The US president says he is “getting great marks” and derides the former incumbent’s response to the 2009 H1N1 swine flu outbreak. [sky]
Boris Johnson’s Lockdown Release Leaves UK Divided – Coronavirus lockdown stays in place but more outdoor activity will be allowed in England. [guardian]
We’re Headed For A Faceless Future As Masks Become The Norm. That’s A Big Security Concern, Experts Say – As Western nations begin the slow crawl out of lockdown, it’s increasingly clear that we’re some way off society returning to anything resembling pre-Covid life. [cnn]
Read This Before Brewing Your Own Beer At Home – If you don’t know what you’re doing, brewing your own beer at home could be hazardous to your health. [here]
253 Cops Have Tested Positive For Covid-19 – 253 cops from the South African Police Service have tested positive for Covid-19, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday. [dv]
The High-Flying Circus Firm For Pop And Rock Stars – Many of us dream of quitting our nine-to-five jobs, to, as the saying goes, “run away and join the circus”. [bbc]
‘Flawed’ Lockdown Has Served Its Purpose And Should Be Discontinued – Continuing the lockdown will not stop the wave of community transmissions from hitting South Africa, and continuing it will prolong the collateral damage that it is causing, infectious disease expert Professor Shabir Madhi said during a webinar with Maverick Citizen editor Mark Heywood on Sunday night. [dmav]
UIF Payment Delays – The Unemployment Insurance Fund and SA Road and Passenger Bargaining Council are at loggerheads over money that hasn’t been paid out. [enca]
Pics: Siya Kolisi And Faf Du Plessis Distribute Food Parcels In Bonteheuwel – The country’s sporting heroes have risen to the challenge of helping those in need in the Cape Town. [dv]
Chastened Samsung Heir Will Not Hand The Company Down To His Children – Samsung’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong says he will not be handing the company’s management over to his children. [cnn]
South Africa’s Rand At Rock Bottom May Have Nowhere To Go But Up – Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for South Africa’s rand… they probably can’t. [bloom]
Win A Year’s Supply Of Health Shots Just In Time For Winter – Start winter off right, and tackle the year ahead with a year’s supply of delicious cold-pressed health shots. [here]
Here’s Why Private Jet CEOs Are Preparing For A Post-Pandemic Boom – The private aviation industry is preparing for a post-pandemic boom as airlines settle in for the slow return to 2019 levels, which some experts say may take years as the industry recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. [busins]
Woodcrafter Invents ‘Touch-Less’ Tool To Help Us Avoid Touching Surfaces – Woodcrafter Brendan Tinsley of Tinsley Woodcrafters was able to move a project to his home garage until the business reopened. [capetalk]
R&B Lost Three Legends This Weekend In Little Richard, Andre Harrell And Betty Wright – It was a tough weekend for rhythm and blues with the deaths of three musical icons. [cnn]
Sexual Healing: Using Lockdown To Ignite Desire – This could be the perfect time for couples to boost their sex life. [guardian]
Simon Cowell And Partner Lauren Silverman Fill Their $500,000 Rolls Royce Phantom With Toys – To help Eric cope with lockdown boredom, as they put on a united front in Malibu amid rumours of relationship woes. [dm]
Gwyneth Paltrow Accepts Defeat In The Face Of Grimes And Elon Musk’s Baby – The Actress and Goop CEO tags ex-husband Chris Martin in an Instagram comment. [vanfair]
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]
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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