Ramaphosa: ‘The Surge Has Arrived. The Storm Is Upon Us’ – President Cyril Ramaphosa puts the boot into partying South Africans and those refusing to wear masks. [mav]
276,242 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In South Africa As Deaths Climb To 4,079 – President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that there are now 276,242 total cases of coronavirus in South Africa. This is an increase of 12,058 cases from the 264,184 cases reported on Saturday. [btech]
‘No, Gauteng Has Not Run Out Of Oxygen,’ Says Provincial Health Department – The Gauteng health department has denied claims the province has run out of oxygen amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. [tlive]
Eskom: Power Cuts To Continue On Monday Despite ‘Best Efforts’ – Power cuts will continue on Monday, Eskom has said, despite its “best efforts” to return more generation units to the national grid. [f24]
South African Church Attack: Five Dead After ‘Hostage Situation’ – Five people have been killed after attackers stormed a South African church, reportedly amid an argument over its leadership. [bbc]
Roger Stone: Trump Commutes Sentence Of Former Adviser Saying He Was Victim Of ‘Hoax’ – The White House confirms the commuting of the sentence in a statement, saying Stone was a victim of the Russia “hoax”. [sky]
Botswana Gets First Test Results On Elephant Deaths – Botswana said on Friday it had received test results from samples sent to Zimbabwe to determine the cause of death of hundreds of elephants but is waiting for more results from South Africa next week before sharing findings with the public. [mav]
Seth’s Cape Cannabis Club Strain Review: ‘Candy Store’ – As one of the first members of the all-new, all legal, Cape Cannabis Club, I was excited to observe and experience the entire process, from signup to consumption. [here]
Scientists From The Wuhan Virus Lab Have ‘Defected’ To The West, Reveals Senior Trump Ally Steve Bannon – As FBI gathers evidence that coronavirus pandemic was caused by an accidental leak. [dm]
Hushpuppi’s Lawyer Says FBI ‘Kidnapped’ Nigerian Instagrammer From Dubai – A Nigerian man accused of multimillion-dollar fraud and money laundering by the United States was kidnapped by the FBI from Dubai, his lawyer says. [bbc]
What August Alsina Said After Jada Pinkett Smith And Will Smith’s ‘Red Table Talk’ – People are fascinated by August Alsina’s “entanglement” with Jada Pinkett Smith, but the singer seems less than thrilled with all the attention. [cnn]
Madeleine McCann: Portuguese Police Search Wells – Report – Sites are near a beach where suspect Christian Brueckner’s camper van was photographed in 2007. [guardian]
Government Official Monetised Racial Tensions On South African Social Media – Twitter account linked to a member of South Africa’s third-largest political party baited racial tensions to monetise traffic to his website. [medium]
John Travolta’s Wife Kelly Preston Dies Aged 57 – John Travolta is mourning the death of his beloved wife, Kelly Preston, who has passed away at the age of 57. She had been battling breast cancer in secret. [hello]
Take An Inside Look At The Magic Kingdom As Disney World Reopens – After closing because of the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World Resort officially reopened two of its four parks — Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom — on a scorching Saturday. (Epcot and Hollywood Studios are set to reopen Wednesday). [cnn]
Hamilton Eases To Styrian Grand Prix Victory Over Bottas As Ferraris Collide – Following his sensational wet weather pole position on Saturday, Lewis Hamilton secured a comfortable victory in the Styrian Grand Prix, winning out over his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas and the Red Bull of Max Verstappen – while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc collided on Lap 1, causing race-ending damage for both. [f1]
Benjamin Keough, Grandson Of Elvis Presley, Dies At 27 – Elvis Presley’s grandson Benjamin Keough has died, a representative for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, said. He was 27. [cnn]
Venice Test Brings Up Floodgates For First Time – For the first time a system of 78 mobile floodgates has been tested in Venice, after years beset by delays and corruption. [bbc]
Why Do So Many Pro Athletes Drink Beetroot Juice? – Olympic athletes have been wise to the benefits of beetroot juice for years, so we took a closer look at why. [here]
Johnny Depp And Amber Heard: All The Revelations From An Explosive Week In Court – The key moments from four days at the High Court, where Johnny Depp is suing The Sun over an article calling him a “wife beater”. [sky]
Bella Hadid Unveils Her Calvin Klein Swimwear Campaign – And takes fans behind-the-scenes of the ambitious underwater photoshoot. [dm]
A Look At The Three Most Expensive Watches Ever Sold At Auction – With the latest Patek price, Paul Newman’s Paul Newman had a shockingly short reign with its $17.8 million sale, but is more necessarily better? [bloom]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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