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Facebook Can’t Force SA WhatsApp Users To Sign Over Cellphone Numbers, Info Regulator Says – South African users simply aren’t in a position to give WhatsApp permission to pass on cellphone numbers to the rest of Facebook. [businsider]
Capitol Hill Security Increased And House Session Cancelled Due To March 4 Conspiracies – Members of the Three Percenters extremist group have discussed possible plots against the Capitol on March 4, a date that conspiracy theorists have focused on. [cnn]
Why Are QAnon Believers Obsessed With 4 March? – Some of Trump’s fervent followers who support the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory believe he’ll be coming back sooner – and will somehow be returned to power on 4 March. [bbc]
Australia Is Running Out Of Beef – In what would be a blow to steak lovers the world over, Australian beef may slip off global menus if cattle producers Down Under cannot hasten the pace of a nationwide herd rebuild. [busday]
Trump Served With Civil Rights Suit After Capitol Riot – Attorneys for Rep. Bennie Thompson and the NAACP have served the former president at his Mar-a-Lago club with a lawsuit filed in February. [dbeast]
Brazil’s Covid Outbreak Is Global Threat That Opens Door To Lethal Variants – Brazil’s rampant coronavirus outbreak has become a global threat that risks spawning new and even more lethal variants. [guardian]
Prince Philip Health Update: Duke Of Edinburgh Is ‘Slightly Improving’ – Camilla revealed that his treatment ‘hurts at moments’ and said his family ‘keep their fingers crossed’. [tele]
The Race To Become A Clubhouse Influencer – Did you miss Twitter’s early days? TikTok’s too? Clubhouse is your new chance. [vox]
What We Know About South Africa’s Rampant Gonorrhoea Epidemic – Experts report a grim situation, but with hope on the horizon. [dailymav]
Lottery Millions For Old Age Home Used For Board Member’s Luxury Estate – The organisation had been dormant for 15 years but nevertheless was awarded R27 million by the NLC. [groundup]
Frantic Search On To Recapture Crocodiles That Escaped From Western Cape Farm – Operations to track down the crocodiles were undertaken throughout the day by CapeNature, the landowners in the area, the owner of the crocodile breeding farm, and SAPS. [news24]
Lightning Strikes Twice For Rain CEO Willem Roos – Willem Roos is South African business royalty. After growing two start-ups in different industries to multi-billion-rand valuations, he is as bankable as Tom Cruise in the movie industry. [mybb]
12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Google Chrome – Even if you’ve been using Google Chrome since it first rolled out back in 2008, the browser is capable of some tricks you may have not discovered yet. [gizmodo]
We Found The Perfect Sunday Brunch Spot – If you’re looking for the ultimate brunch spot to laze away a Sunday morning, then you’ve come to the right place. [here]
Scientists Discover Massive ‘Space Hurricane’ Above Earth – The space hurricane is similar to regular hurricanes in many ways, except at much higher altitudes and raining electrons instead of water. [vice]
L.A. Sheriff’s Office Gets Warrant For ‘Black Box’ In Tiger Woods’ Crashed SUV – Deputy Trina Schrader said obtaining a warrant for a crashed vehicle’s black box data was “standard procedure.” [nbc]
Buckingham Palace Investigating Bullying Claims As Duchess Says She Was Victim Of ‘Smear Campaign’ – Lawyers for the couple say the claims made in a newspaper are based on “misleading and harmful misinformation”. [sky]
Britney Spears’ Father Jamie Says He ‘Would Love Nothing More Than To See Britney Not Need A Conservatorship’ – The comment comes after last month’s much-discussed ‘Framing Britney Spears’ documentary. [independent]
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