Coast Guard Rescues 3 Cubans Stranded On Island For 33 Days – Two men and a woman had lost track of days as they survived on a diet of coconuts, conchs and rats for more than a month after they were cast away on a deserted island. [abc]
Key Moments From The Second Day Of Trump’s Impeachment Trial – “He told them to ‘fight like hell,’ and they brought us hell that day,” Rep. Jamie Raskin, the lead impeachment manager, said as he kicked off the House’s presentation. [cnn]
Five Shocking Videos From The Capitol Attack Shown At Trump’s Impeachment Trial – Footage, some previously unseen, revealed the full scale and danger of the attack on the Capitol. [guardian]
Cyril Ramaphosa’s 1,111 Days In Power – What Has He Done? – Since 2018, Daily Maverick has tracked President Cyril Ramaphosa’s progress on 24 key themes he set out in his first State of the Nation Address. [dailymav]
EskomSePush Hits 2 Million Users Amid Confusing Load Shedding Changes – The free smartphone app – which is available for Android and iOS users – was first launched back in 2015 by co-creators Dan Wells and Herman Maritz. [mybb]
US Airline Set To Buy Flying Electric Taxis For Airport Runs – California-based Archer says the taxis will be capable of flying a distance of 60 miles (95km) at 150 miles an hour (240km/h) and could nearly halve carbon dioxide emissions. [bbc]
Eskom Spending R10m Per Hour To Burn Diesel – The diesel is used in gas turbines, which generates power and in the 10 years leading to 2019, Eskom spent R47.4 billion on diesel alone. [citizen]
KPMG Boss Bill Michael Steps Aside After Telling Staff To ‘Stop Moaning’ – The accounting firm’s boss told staff to ‘stop moaning’ and said he had been meeting clients during lockdown. [telegraph]
Covid-19 Drives Super-Rich South Africans Onto Golf Courses – From golfing and yachting to collecting priceless artworks and classic cars, super-wealthy South Africans are keeping lockdown boredom at bay by indulging in expensive hobbies. [timeslive]
They’re Comparing This Coffee Flavour To Birthday Cake In A Mug – If you love coffee and you love birthday cake (who doesn’t?), chances are you’ll adore this limited edition offering. [here]
New Complaint Claims Jeffrey Epstein Forced Some Of His Victims To Marry Each Other – The attorney general of the Virgin Islands late Wednesday sought to amend her civil enforcement action against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein. [mherald]
Boris Johnson’s Spokesman Defends ‘Vanity’ Taxpayer-Funded Photos Of PM’s Dog Playing In Snow – Asked how the photos are documenting the work of the government, he says they show the work of the whole cabinet. [sky]
All The Coronavirus In The World Could Fit Inside A Coke Can, With Plenty Of Room To Spare – So how to set about calculating an approximation of what the total volume really is? [conversation]
DJ Fresh And Euphonik Part Ways With 947 As They ‘Resume All Public Engagements’ – The two DJs have been at the centre of a social media storm after a woman alleged that she had been assaulted by both men on the same night. [channel24]
Larry Flynt, Porn Purveyor And Unlikely Free Speech Champion, Dies – From his beginnings as an Ohio strip club owner to his reign as founder of one of the most explicit adult-oriented magazines, Flynt constantly challenged the establishment. [politico]
WATCH: Plane Drama: Is This The Karen Of Airline Passengers? – Getting off a plane after a flight is one of the best parts of a journey. But not for one Southwest Airlines passenger who refused to leave the plane. [iol]
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