Another Liquor Sales Ban ‘Not Inconceivable’ – Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma – The blanket ban on alcohol sales might be over, but the legal battle between South African Breweries (SAB) and Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is not. [n24]
ICC Convicts Former LRA Child Soldier-Turned Commander Dominic Ongwen Of War Crimes – Crimes relate to Dominic Ongwen’s time as a commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group in northern Uganda in the 1980s. [bday]
Wall Street Bets Founder Sells His Life Story To Film Production Studio – The founder of WallStreetBets — the Reddit Group that launched the GameStop frenzy — just made his first Hollywood deal with producer Brett Ratner, who was previously accused of sexual misconduct. [busins]
Price Of Dogecoin Rises By 50% Following Elon Musk Tweet – Thanks to boosts from the world’s richest man, the cryptocurrency has skyrocketed in value, along with bitcoin. [guardian]
The Latest GameStop Stock Dip Looks Like The End Of The Line – The stock hasn’t rebounded since falling dramatically on Tuesday. [verge]
Listen: Rudy Giuliani Growls After Radio Station Hooks Legal Disclaimer To His Show – “We’re in America, we’re not in East Germany. They’ve got to warn you about me?” the Trump ally said. [huff]
Denmark To Construct Artificial Island As A Wind Energy Hub – The construction project, believed to be the biggest in Danish history, will link hundreds of wind turbines to deliver enough electricity for millions of households. [dw]
These Simple Mistakes On Your SARS Tax Return Could Land You In Jail – Simple mistakes that might previously have earned taxpayers a slap on the wrist could now see you spending up to two years in jail. [here]
“Who Cares?” – Donald Trump Quits Screen Actors Guild Amid Disciplinary Action – Donald Trump has quit America’s Screen Actors Guild after it launched a disciplinary hearing into him, citing the US Capitol attack. [bbc]
Bachelor Stars Are Promoting A Birth Control App On Instagram That Experts Say Uses One Of The Least Effective Contraceptive Methods – Some say the app and its messaging presents a simplified, and possibly misleading, understanding of how its users can avoid getting pregnant. [time]
Food Prices In South Africa In 2021: Joburg Vs Cape Town Vs Durban – The Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity research group (PMBEJD) has published its latest Household Affordability Index, detailing price changes for basic and essential food items across South Africa. [btech]
I Was A Member Of A Cult. Here’s How To Bring QAnon Believers Back To Reality – One of the indelible images from the January 6 invasion of the US Capitol is of Jacob Chansley dressed in horns, a bearskin headdress, red, white and blue face paint, and carrying a spear. [cnn]
Four Minutes Of Mayhem – When Shipping Goes Horribly Wrong – Shipping containers on a path to destruction give new meaning to the old saying: “The bigger they are the harder they fall”. [here]
Former Football Starlet On How Game Exploits Boys On Brink Of Premier League Dream – Former youth starlet Max Noble tells Sky News of the “toxic atmosphere” within elite academies that left him with depression. [sky]
Carly Simon’s 20 Greatest Tracks – Ranked! – As her debut album turns 50, we select the best work by a songwriter with a standout talent for finely drawn character studies. [guardian]
‘Framing Britney Spears’ Will Make You Rethink Britney – That’s what a lawyer who met with Britney Spears prior to one of her conservatorship hearings notes in the new documentary Framing Britney Spears. [mash]
The Rolls-Royce Ghost And The Lamborghini Huracán Evo RWD Spyder Are Robb Report’s Cars Of The Year – In a highly unusual year, our annual contest proved uniquely challenging—and surprisingly competitive. [robb]
Amazon Is Forcing Its Warehouse Workers Into Brutal ‘Megacycle’ Shifts – The company has been quietly transitioning warehouse workers at Amazon warehouses nationwide to a 10-hour graveyard shift, known as the “megacycle.” [vice]
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