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Cape Town And Joburg Blazes Hide Shocking Truth About SA’s Fire Services – The disturbing footage of the fires in Cape Town and Johannesburg have once again provided a smokescreen for the appalling state of our fire services, especially in the metros. [dailymav]
Zuma’s Defence Lawyers Quit Less Than A Month Before His Corruption Trial Starts – Mabuza Attorneys filed a formal notice of withdrawal as Zuma’s attorneys of record at the High Court on Wednesday morning. [news24]
US Capitol Police Officer Allegedly Told Units To Only Monitor For ‘Anti-Trump’ Protesters On Jan 6 – A US Capitol Police officer directed “all outside units” that morning to only monitor for anti-Trump agitators “who want to start a fight.” [cnn]
Italian Hospital Employee Accused Of Skipping Work For 15 Years – He is now being investigated for fraud, extortion and abuse of office, Italian news agency Ansa reports. [bbc]
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Must Have Black Ownership To Launch Starlink In South Africa – ICASA – Excitement has been building over Starlink’s potential to provide uncapped, high-speed, low-latency Internet to the most remote locations in the world. [mybb]
‘The System Has Collapsed’: India’s Descent Into Covid Hell – Many falsely believed that the country had defeated Covid. Now hospitals are running out of oxygen and bodies are stacking up in morgues. [guardian]
The Sad, Sorry State Of Our Post Office – The latest financial report coming out of the SA Post Office shows just how much of a mess the state-owned entity has become. [here]
Here’s How Much Prison Time Derek Chauvin Is Facing For Murdering George Floyd – The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted on Tuesday. Here’s what happens next. [vice]
NASA Perseverance Rover Creates Breathable Air On Surface Of Mars – A golden, toaster-size device successfully pulled oxygen from the hypoxic Martian atmosphere. [cnet]
Local Government Elections Will Be Held On October 27 – “This will be the sixth time under SA’s democratic dispensation that voters will elect leadership and public representatives at metropolitan, district and local level,” said the presidency’s Tyrone Seale. [timeslive]
The Road Trip That Visits Every National Park In South Africa – My pension plan now involves a countrywide road trip to visit all of our 19 national parks. Six weeks seems like a good amount of time to devote to it. [getaway]
‘After The Netflix Documentary Seaspiracy, Will People Still Want To Eat Fish?’ – The film’s powerful attack on the fishing industry is persuading a lot of viewers to stop eating fish, particularly the younger generation. [telegraph]
Can An App Help Change Your Personality? – Want to be more sociable or less of a doormat? There’s an (experimental) app for that. [wired]
Rebel Soccer Clubs Face Break-Up Fees For Pulling Plug On Super League – Those like Real Madrid which are still holding on to the plan may enforce break-up fees on those who left, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity. [iol]
Prince Andrew Security Scare As Trespasser Detained Under Mental Health Act – Police were called to Prince Andrew’s Windsor home in a security scare after a 44-year-old woman was reportedly found claiming to be his fiancé. [newsweek]
Prince Harry Flies Home, Skipping Queen’s Birthday, As Hopes Fade For Reconciliation – Harry’s relationship with his father and brother continues to be “strained” and said any exchanges between them at the funeral will have done little to improve matters. [dbeast]
Kim Kardashian Posts Photos In Barely-There Dress – Kim Kardashian sure knows how to bounce back from a divorce, as she flaunted her figure in a racy dress. [newsau]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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