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Bill And Melinda Gates Have Finalised Their Divorce – The couple’s divorce agreement was pursuant to a separation contract, which is not public. No other financial details are included in publicly available documents. [cnn]
Covid-19 Cases On The Rise In Western Cape And KZN, As Gauteng Cases Decline – 1,773 were in the Western Cape, the current coronavirus epicentre, and 981 were in KZN. There were 1,047 cases recorded in Gauteng in the past 24 hours. [timeslive]
German Court Sets Trial For 100-Year-Old Alleged Nazi Guard – The unnamed suspect is accused of assisting in the murder of prisoners at the Sachsenhausen camp near Berlin between 1942 and 1945. [bbc]
‘One Indian, One Bullet’: Jackie Shandu Hands Himself Over To Police – KwaZulu-Natal political activist Jackie Shandu has reportedly been taken into custody after his rant during a protest on the steps of the Durban City Hall last week. [iol]
Fourth Officer Who Responded To Capitol Riot Dies By Suicide – Officer Kyle DeFreytag has been named as the fourth officer who responded to the attack on the U.S. Capitol to die by suicide. [dbeast]
Turkey Fires: ‘My House Is Burning, Oh My God’ – Villagers Tell Of Devastation As Nation Hit By Worst Infernos In Decade – At least eight people have died as wildfires rip through southern Turkey, with entire villages and beaches being evacuated. [sky]
Father Of 5 Dies Of COVID After Texting ‘I Should Have Gotten The Damn Vaccine’ – Jessica DuPreez said her fiance, Michael Freedy, wanted to wait until the vaccine had been available for a year before getting it. [huffpost]
Rare Chameleon Feared Extinct Found Clinging To Life In Shrinking Forest – “Other chameleon species can be hysterical, hissing and biting, but pygmy chameleons are gentle and just beautiful.” [cnet]
Powering Up: Eskom Completes Medupi — Sort Of – That the last unit of Eskom’s first mega-project in 30 years has come onstream is not cause for celebration. [dailymav]
‘Watch ‘Em Burn’: WallStreetBets Rejoiced As Robinhood’s IPO Tanked – As the company’s stock flounders, online retail traders rejoice and exchange memes in celebration. [vice]
SA’s Maswanganyi, Jobodwana, Munyai Advance To 200m Semi-Finals In Tokyo – The trio competed in the morning heats of the 200m event, with the top three automatically qualifying and then two of the fastest runners. [sport24]
Erasmus To Face Misconduct Hearing Over Ref Video – World Rugby has charged SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus as well as SA Rugby with misconduct over the video released last week where Erasmus criticises refereeing decisions in the first test. [supersport]
Material, Size, Use: Basic Guide To Choosing The Perfect PUMA Shoe – Whether it’s sports, performance, or leisure, PUMA shoes cover the full range. Here are a few factors to consider before you make that purchase. [here]
Amazon’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Series Has A Release Date And A Thrilling First Look – The series, which was announced back in 2017 and began filming in February 2020, will arrive on Amazon Prime September 2, 2022. [mashable]
Matt Damon Denies Using Homophobic Slur ‘In Personal Life’ – Actor issues statement to Variety amid outrage over interview in which he says he recently ‘retired the f-slur’. [guardian]
Kim Kardashian Shows Off Famous Assets In Black Thong Bikini – In a couple of new shots showing her body from two different angles – front and back – in a barely-there black bikini, Kim smiled and smirked for the camera. [newsau]
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