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Trump Rips McConnell In Lengthy Statement After Being Acquitted In Impeachment Trial – “Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again,” Trump said. [cnn]
First Batch Of J&J Covid-19 Vaccines Arrive In SA – The batch of 80 000 J&J shots will kickstart South Africa’s vaccination rollout which was paused after data showed the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine offered minimal protection against mild to moderate illness from the coronavirus variant dominant in SA. [iol]
Court Order Will Raise Electricity Prices By Another 15% – The consent order follows Eskom’s application to recover R23bn in the 2021/2022 financial year. [timeslive]
North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un’s Wife Makes First Appearance In A Year – Ri Sol-ju joined her husband at a concert on Tuesday to mark the birthday of Kim’s late father and former leader, Kim Jong-il. [bbc]
These Popular SA Restaurants Did Not Survive Covid – From award-winning top restaurants to local eateries, the Covid-19 pandemic has ravaged South African establishments. [businsidersa]
Bitcoin Surges Past $50K For First Time – The unit, once the preserve of internet geeks and hobbyists, has since exploded in popularity and has now rocketed by almost 75 percent in value this year. [citizen]
Secret Deal Sees Vodacom Take Over Cell C Contract Customer Services – Insider – Vodacom has taken over all upgrades, credit vetting, and collections for Cell C’s contract customers after they were moved to Vodacom’s network, an industry insider said. [mybb]
Ghislaine Maxwell’s Lawyers Say She’s A ‘Shell Of Her Former Self’ In Prison – The “respectful, middle-aged female pretrial detainee” is subjected to physical abuse and “odorous” tap water in detention, her lawyers say. [dbeast]
Pizzagate’s Violent Legacy – The gunman who terrorized a D.C. pizzeria is out of prison. The QAnon conspiracy theories he helped unleash are out of control. [washpost]
Bain & Company – The KGB Of Consulting – Bain enabled the wrecking of the South African Revenue Service, contributing to economic hardship for all South Africans. [dailymav]
Plan To Poison Prince George’s Ice Cream Revealed By Accused Terrorist – The court heard how, when talking to an undercover police officer, Abu spoke of the plan to target Prince George and other members of the Royal Family. [sky]
Zero-Interest Shopping Loans Spell Trouble For Lay-Bys – Shopping on lay-by has long been a popular payment method in South Africa, but a new system aims to disrupt the status quo. [here]
Rich South Africans Could Be Hit With Higher Taxes Next Week – Government will likely be tempted to increase the marginal rates of tax of top earners in the budget being tabled next week. [bustech]
Tragedy As Missing Former SA Schools Captain Muzi Manyike Confirmed Dead– A statement on Tuesday confirmed that the 20-year-old’s body had been positively identified by his family at the Ga-Rankuwa police station on Monday. [news24]
Mbappe Hat-Trick Stuns Barca To Put PSG In Sight Of Quarterfinals – Kylian Mbappe ripped Barcelona apart on Tuesday by scoring a stunning hat-trick in a 4-1 rout to put Paris Saint-Germain on the brink of the Champions League quarter-finals. [supersport]
Harry And Meghan Aim To Avoid Embarrassing Queen In Oprah Interview – ‘Tell-all’ interview announcement has prompted reports it will lead to couple being stripped of patronages. [guardian]
Beyond Britney Spears: The Troubled Female Stars Who Also Deserve An Apology – Hollywood is scrambling to make amends to Britney Spears. But what about Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Simpson, or Drew Barrymore? [telegraph]
Kim Kardashian Posts X-Rated Video On Instagram From Skims Photo Shoot – She’s known for flaunting her enviable figure, but Kim Kardashian’s latest video is perhaps her most risqué yet. [newsau]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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