US Senate Report Goes Beyond Mueller To Lay Bare Trump Campaign’s Russia Links – Bipartisan intelligence panel says that Russian who worked on Trump’s 2016 bid was career spy, amid a stunning range of contacts. [guardian]
Cigarettes Flying Off The Shelves As Tobacco Sales Ban Goes Up In Smoke – Smokers across South Africa have already started journeying to their local stores and fuel stations to buy cigarettes legally for the first time since 27 March. [news24]
Mali President Resigned After Troops Reportedly Arrested Him – Troops arrested the president and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse in a suspected coup earlier Tuesday, according to the chairman of the African Union. [cnn]
SA Edges Closer To 600,000 Covid-19 Infections – Recoveries stand at 485,468, translating to a recovery rate of 82%. [timeslive]
Ireland At ‘Tipping Point’ As Covid-19 Cases Rise – The Republic of Ireland’s cabinet has reversed some of its lockdown relaxation measures as it attempts to deal with rising Covid-19 case numbers. [bbc]
Golden State Killer: Joseph DeAngelo Faces Victims In Court Ahead Of Sentencing – The 74-year-old former police officer is described as a “sick monster,” a “horrible man” and “subhuman” in a Sacramento court. [sky]
List Of Interest-Free SA Retailers Grows Longer – More and more local brands are adding buy now, pay later options at checkout, making it easier than ever to shop quality products, without breaking the bank. [here]
Elon Musk Gains R140 Billion In A Single Day, Becomes World’s 4th Richest Person, As Tesla Soars – Musk overtook Bernard Arnault, the French billionaire and CEO of luxury brand LVMH, to secure the position on the list. [businsider]
Joe Biden Officially The Democratic Party’s Nominee On Convention’s Second Night – When his nomination became official, cameras flipped to the 77-year-old Biden, who was watching the virtual roll call with his wife, Jill, in a Delaware school. [washpost]
Photos Allegedly Show Bill Clinton Receiving Massage From Jeffrey Epstein Accuser – Alleged Epstein victim Chauntae Davies said that Clinton was a “perfect gentleman” on the trip. [forbes]
Hawks Round Up Bigger Fish In The Estina Scandal, Edge Closer To Ace Magashule – The appearance in court of five Free State government officials has brought the investigation into the Gupta Estina Dairy project one step closer to former premier Ace Magashule. [dmav]
Namibians Warned Not To Use Elephant Dung To Ward Off COVID-19 – The sparsely populated southern African country has seen infections double over the past month, with 4,464 cases and 37 deaths recorded to date. [enca]
Prince Charles To Leave Organic Farm After 35 Years – The Prince of Wales has not sought a new 20-year lease, as he prepares to one day be king. [telegraph]
SA Rugby Responds To The Actions Of Springboks – Some refused to take the knee in support of the BLM movement. [timeslive]
British And Irish Lions Tour To South Africa May Not Take Place Next Year – The host union’s chief executive, Jurie Roux, admitted that having no spectators would not be “commercially viable”. [guardian]
How To Argue With A Narcissist – Blame shifting, gaslighting, stonewalling, and an obsession with winning will make this a particularly challenging conversation; here’s how to avoid getting stuck in an exhausting loop. [vice]
Inside The Long, Strange Trip Of ‘Bill & Ted’ – As the SoCal duo return to the screen one last time, the cast and creators discuss the making of a cult-favorite franchise. [rollingstone]
Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused Of Raping Woman In Hotel Room – The Oscar winner is being accused of raping a woman twice in 2013, according to a civil lawsuit filed on Tuesday. [variety]
Madonna Sings, Dances, And Enlists Daughter Lola To Help Blow Out The Candles – At her mask-free 62nd birthday bash at GoldenEye in Jamaica. [dmail]
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]
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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