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Coronavirus: Oxford University Vaccine Trial Paused After Participant Falls Ill – Final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, have been put on hold after a participant had an adverse reaction in the UK. [bbc]
Clicks Hair Ad: Senior Exec Resigns, TRESemmé Removed From Shelves, Employees Suspended – CEO Ramsunder said all suspended employees would go through a fair and unbiased disciplinary hearing, overseen by an independent chairperson. [news24]
Former SAA Board Chair Dudu Myeni ‘Ran Eskom’ From Jacob Zuma’s House – The state capture inquiry on Tuesday heard how controversial former SAA board chair Dudu Myeni knew intimate details about the inner workings of Eskom. [timeslive]
Boeing Discloses New Flaw With 787 Jet As Problems Mount – The flaw is yet another blow to Boeing, which has already been unable to make deliveries of its best-selling plane, the 737 Max, for the past 18 months. [cnn]
SA’s Covid-19 Cases Climb To 640 441 With 82 New Deaths Reported – Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, said 82 more deaths were reported with SA’s Covid-19 fatality count now standing at 15 086. [iol]
Coronavirus: Social Gatherings Of More Than Six People To Be Banned In England From Monday – The legal limit will be reduced from 30 in the prime minister’s biggest coronavirus crackdown since lockdown rules were eased. [sky]
Sicilian Mafia Boss Bites Off Prison Guard’s Finger – A Sicilian mafia boss serving a life sentence bit off and swallowed a prison guard’s finger during an altercation, according to an Italian news report. [guardian]
The World’s Most Powerful Camera Took 3,200-Megapixel Photos – The 3,200-megapixel, SUV-sized camera will soon sit atop a Chilean mountain ridge and take photos of galaxies. [vice]
Right-wing Poland And The Glorification Of Hani’s Killer – Janusz Walus is the self-confessed killer of former South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary general Chris Hani. [mg]
Facebook Doesn’t Dig Apple’s Hilarious New ‘Over Sharing’ Advert – The fact that Facebook isn’t happy with the new security measures that Apple is putting in place, is good news for those who want to keep their private info to themselves. [here]
False Construct? DA’s Trumpian Turn On Race Issues – The DA no longer recognises race. In South Africa, where inequality is historically deeply racialised, the DA accepts indicators of inequality like deeply skewed income and wealth. [dailymav]
Tito Mboweni’s Dagga Patch Is Legal – But He Could Be In Trouble If All His Plants Flower – On Tuesday he posted photos of what appears to be tended marijuana plants, covered by shade cloth – and claimed them as his own. [businsider]
Olympic 800m Champion Caster Semenya Loses Bid To Compete Without Taking Drugs – Her lawyers said in a statement on Tuesday that the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland had refused to set aside the 2019 ruling by the Court of Arbitration. [timeslive]
Owen Farrell Banned For Five Matches – Farrell had a 10-week ban for a “top end offence” halved because of “off-field mitigating factors” including his previous good behaviour though he has gained a reputation for dangerous tackles. [stuff]
‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Ending After 20 Seasons on E! – The decision to end the show was made by the Kardashian-Jenner family and announced on Tuesday. [variety]
Exclusive: ‘Borat 2’ Has Already Been Shot And Screened By Sacha Baron Cohen – Plot details remain vague, but what we know is that Borat is no longer the little-known Kazakh TV personality he played in the original 2006 movie. [collider]
Tom Cruise’s Desperate $1m Measure To Keep Filming Mission Impossible – Desperate to keep filming the next Mission Impossible movie amid a pandemic, Tom Cruise has taken matters into his own hands. [newsau]
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