JSE Hits Steinhoff With Its Highest Fine Ever For Faulty Financials – The JSE imposed a R7.5m fine for incorrect, false and misleading statements and a further R5m for failing to disclose an asset disposal. [busday]
Scrap Covid-19 Travel ‘Red List’, Urges Western Cape – Although it had been praised for its handling of the pandemic as the first surge hit the province, the lockdown had caused significant economic hardship, leaving many people poor and hungry. [news24]
Nigeria Protests: Security Forces Open Fire On Protesters In Lagos – Graphic scenes posted on social media showed protesters fleeing as security forces, including soldiers, shot live rounds towards the crowds. [guardian]
Ferraris, Bentley, Merc And A Mansion — How Free State Asbestos ‘Loot’ Bankrolled Life Of Luxury – For a band of businessmen who made a habit of treating themselves to expensive gifts, the asbestos audit couldn’t have kicked into gear at a better time. [dailymav]
Fearing A Loss, GOP Senators Keep Distance From Trump And Begin To Ponder Party’s Future – Publicly and privately, Republicans are now beginning to distance themselves from the President. [cnn]
Trump, Unhappy With Questions From ‘60 Minutes’ Host, Threatens To Release Interview Himself – He cut off their conversation at the White House on Tuesday because he didn’t like the aggressive tone of her questions. [washpost]
Just Over 1,000 New Covid-19 Cases In SA In Past 24 Hours – There were also an additional 164 Covid-19 related deaths recorded since the release of the statistics on Monday night, taking the national death toll to 18,656. [timeslive]
Woolies Chicken Set To Become Cheaper As Company Launches R1bn Bid To ‘Adjust’ Prices – In the past year, Woolworths food prices rose by 6.5% on average. This is almost double the average price increases (+3.4%) at both Pick n Pay and Shoprite. [businsider]
Yellowstone Tourists Witness Wolves Gang Up On Grizzly Bear – A group of tourists on a wildlife tour have witnessed a “once in a lifetime” sighting between a giant grizzly bear and a pack of wolves. [newsau]
Elation As Nasa’s Osiris-Rex Probe Tags Asteroid Bennu In Sample Bid – America’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft has completed its audacious tag-and-go manoeuvre designed to grab surface rock from an asteroid. [bbc]
Cape Town Lifts Water Restrictions – Announces New Prices From November – The committee said that the decision to lift water restrictions and lower water tariffs is based on three key considerations. [bustech]
New Yorker Writer Suspended After Allegedly Masturbating During Work Zoom Call – Jeffrey Toobin said he made a ‘stupid mistake’ and apologised to his family, friends and colleagues for the incident. [telegraph]
These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In The 2010s – A look at the top names for babies born between 2010 and 2019. [huffpost]
It’s Time You Switched Up Your Boring Rum And Coke – Look, no judgement – if you’re a purist, do what feels right, but for the more adventurous rum enthusiast, we have some alternate mixers to spice things up. [here]
Top English Clubs In Bombshell Talks To Join European Premier League – Liverpool and Man United are in talks about a bombshell plot involving Europe’s biggest football clubs to join a new FIFA-backed tournament that would reshape the global landscape. [sky]
David Letterman Admits To Having ‘Misjudged’ Kim Kardashian – In 2013, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian appeared on The Late Show and many believed that David Letterman was a bit rude to the sisters, leading to a bit of an awkward interview. [cblend]
Miley Cyrus: ‘I Got Chased Down By Some Sort Of UFO’ – Miley Cyrus thinks she’s had an encounter with aliens, but admits she was high at the time so can’t be sure of what she saw. [iol]
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]
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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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