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Bitcoiners Are So, So Mad At Elon Musk – The seemingly perfect match between the mercurial whims of the terminally online CEO of an electric car company and the fortunes of an electricity-powered currency that was memed into existence was not to last. [vice]
Netanyahu Vows To Continue Strikes On Gaza As Israel Pounds Hamas Targets – The Hamas-run Gaza Ministry of Health said 212 people had been killed and 1,400 others injured since violence flared last week, in what has become the most serious Israeli-Palestinian confrontation in years. [cnn]
Jacob Zuma Corruption Case Postponed To 26 May, Intends Pleading ‘Not Guilty’ – Zuma’s advocate Thabani Masuku SC indicated that they wished to bring a “special plea”. He also added that Zuma was ready to proceed with the trial. [news24]
Zuma’s ‘Opportunistic’ Special Plea Unlikely To Work – Legal Expert – Former president Jacob Zuma previously tried to move for a permanent stay of prosecution, but was ultimately unsuccessful. [citizen]
Biden’s Tax Return Shows Steep Fall In Income – Donald Trump refused to release his tax returns, the first president not to do so since the Watergate era. [bbc]
Nafiz Modack Bail Postponed After Magistrate Is Wounded In Shooting – The case against murder accused and alleged underworld boss Nafiz Modack was postponed on Monday because the presiding magistrate was shot and injured in Cape Town. [timeslive]
Investigation Into Takealot And Uber Dominance Kicks Off – The Competition Commission will start its Online Intermediation Platforms Market Inquiry on Wednesday, with dominant players in the ecommerce industry expected to be the centre of attention. [mybb]
What You Should Know About SA’s Foreign Investment Allowance – With more and more South Africans looking to invest offshore, it’s about time you knew the difference between your SDA and your FIA. [here]
Capetonian Lifeguard Awarded A Royal Medal By The Queen – Capetonian lifeguard Tanner Gorille was awarded a prestigious Russell Medal issued by Queen Elizabeth II. [capetownetc]
Trump Voter Allegedly Murdered His Wife Then Cast Her Ballot for Trump Too – “I figured, all those other guys are cheating,” he said. “I know she was going to vote for Trump anyway.” [vice]
The Dietary Fat Debate Rages On – From high fat to low fat and back to high fat, it seems the dietary recommendations from nutritionists and government bodies are always changing. [dailymav]
Shark Kills Surfer In Australia’s ‘First Fatal Attack Of The Year’ – The man, believed to be in his 50s, suffered critical injuries to his leg and was pulled from the water by onlookers. [sky]
Millionaires Who Support Taxing The Rich Protest In Front Of Jeff Bezos’s Homes – Demonstrations organized by Patriotic Millionaires, whose members earn incomes of over $1m or have assets worth over $5m. [guardian]
Harry Kane Tells Tottenham Hotspur He Wants To Leave – While no fee has been discussed for Kane, it is believed it will take a bid of up to £150 million to convince Spurs to allow him to speak to other clubs. [iol]
2oceansvibe Weekend Sports Wrap – Alisson’s last-gasp header is a great place to start, and this week’s wrap concludes with a look at South African sprint sensation Shaun Maswanganyi. [here]
Cameron Bancroft Backflips On Ball-Tampering Claim – The 28-year-old’s comments reopened old wounds on whether the banned trio were unfairly treated as scapegoats for the “sandpapergate” scandal. [newsau]
AKA’s Endorsements In Jeopardy – Major brands are revaluating their association with the prince of local hip-hop, following the release of images in which rapper AKA is seen breaking down a door to enter a room where his late fiance was allegedly hiding from him. [citypress]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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