Zuma Refuses To Be Examined By NPA Doctors, Foundation Slams State For ‘Second Guessing’ His Health – Zuma was hospitalised earlier this month, while serving a 15-month jail term for defying a Constitutional Court ruling. [news24]
Hurricane Ida: New Orleans Under Curfew Amid Blackout – Mayor LaToya Cantrell said the curfew would last from 20:00 to 06:00 and police said there had been “several” incidents of looting in the city. [bbc]
SA Records 431 Covid-19 Deaths And 7,086 New Cases In 24 Hours – Of the new cases, the majority were in KwaZulu-Natal (1,803), the Eastern Cape (1,585), the Western Cape (1,220) and the Free State (732). [timeslive]
Taliban Members Escorted Americans To Gates At Kabul Airport In Secret Arrangement With US – The two US defense officials said Americans were notified to gather at pre-set “muster points” close to the airport where the Taliban would check their credentials. [cnn]
‘People Are Broken’: Afghans Describe First Day Under Full Taliban Control – Citizens tell of ‘absolute feeling of depression’ after last American troops left country overnight. [guardian]
Girl, 17, In Hospital With Coronavirus Is Targeted By Anti-Vaxxers After Urging Young People To Have Jab – She has been accused of being a “liar” and an “actress paid by the government” after revealing her ordeal on social media. [sky]
Belgium’s Crown Princess To Study At Oxford After Course At ‘Hogwarts For Hippies’ – Spanish and Dutch princesses to follow in Elisabeth of Belgium’s footsteps by attending sixth form college in Welsh castle. [telegraph]
Confused ANC Withdraws Application To Challenge Candidate Registration Deadline – The governing party had wanted the IEC to extend the date after it failed to submit candidate lists in almost 100 municipalities, according to its own court papers. [citypress]
Geronimo, The Alpaca, Euthanised By UK Health Officials – Geronimo – the sick alpaca that twice tested positive for bovine tuberculosis and was at the centre of a long legal battle to save its life – was killed by UK health officials on Tuesday. [businsider]
Man Pees On Dairy Queen Floor After Being Told To Wear A Mask – The unidentified customer also reportedly returned to the restaurant the next day and threatened to kill employees. [huffpost]
Big Changes For Driving Licence Testing Centres In South Africa – Fikile Mbalula says that his department is working on a significant IT and tech overhaul at driving licence testing centres across South Africa in an effort to reduce wait times. [bustech]
iPhone 13: The Most Exciting Rumors About Release Date, Price, Specs And More – The highly anticipated smartphone is rumored to feature a new design with a notchless display, longer battery life, increased refresh rate, and more. [cnet]
Cristiano Ronaldo Return Headlines Busy Deadline Day For Premier League Clubs – Ronaldo’s return has already had a knock-on effect with United winger Daniel James set to move to Leeds for a reported £25 million. [iol]
Paracyclist Pieter Du Preez Survives Brush With Disaster To Bask In Glory Of Fulfilling Golden Dream – Pieter du Preez picked up Team SA’s third gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with victory in the paracycling H1 time trial. [dailymav]
The Secret Lives Of Hoarders: What I Learned As A Professional Home Cleaner – Behind freshly mowed lawns and tidy suburban houses, hoarding lurks as a secret in these unassuming neighborhoods. [vice]
Prince Albert And Princess Charlene Of Monaco’s Marriage Is In Trouble, Reports Say – Pursued by claims of another illegitimate child, and separated for months on end, commentators in neighboring France have opened fire on the royals of Monaco. [dbeast]
Bella Hadid Pulls UP Her Sheer Tank Top Over Her Bra To Show Off Her 24 Inch Waistline – After sharing she felt ‘pressure to be a sexbot’ in her teens. [dmail]
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