Paris Set A 30kph Speed Limit – Citywide – To Convince Drivers To Ditch Their Cars – The concept of the speed limits is to make driving less appealing, convincing more Parisians to walk or use public transit. [businsider]
SA Says It Is Unable To Take In Afghan Refugees Amid Taliban Takeover – The government said it noted the overtures made to the country to consider receiving a number of Afghan nationals who have sought refuge in Pakistan. [news24]
After Afghanistan Withdrawal, Questions Intensify Over Who Got It Wrong – The White House is set to begin the difficult process of reviewing the chaotic and deadly evacuation operation that lurched into high gear after Kabul fell to the Taliban. [cnn]
SA Records 9,500 Covid-19 Cases And 235 Deaths In 24 Hours – Of the new cases, the most were in KwaZulu-Natal (2,681), followed by the Western Cape (2,049), the Eastern Cape (1,391), Free State (964) and Gauteng (840). [timeslive]
Near-Total Abortion Ban Takes Effect In Texas As Supreme Court Silent – The bill bans abortions after six weeks – before many women even know they are pregnant – and makes no exceptions for rape or incest. [ewn]
Rave Review For Camps Bay’s Finest Burger – The crowd on Facebook group ‘Cape Town Restaurants – the good, the bad and the nastyyyy’ can be a very hard lot to please. [here]
Photos From ‘Beyond The Grave’: Camera Discovery Reveals Climber’s Last Images Before Fatal Avalanche – Two decades ago Richard Stiles escaped an avalanche in New Zealand, but friend Steve Robinson wasn’t so lucky. [guardian]
Western Cape Has Exited Third Wave Peak, Time To Tackle Jobs Crisis – Winde – The proportion of positive Covid-19 tests has also decreased from 42% at its highest point on 26 July, 2021 to 26% this week. [iol]
SA Deaths Aren’t Linked To Covid-19 Vaccines, Regulator Says – Sahpra says there is no evidence of a causal link between coronavirus vaccines and the 51 deaths reported among people who had recently received the shots. [busday]
The People Who Believe Plants Can Talk – While many gardeners believe talking to their plants encourages them to grow, there is a war of words in the scientific world about whether plants are listening, or even talking back. [bbc]
Celebrate Spring With Fantastic Bubbles And Oyster Pairing – For those who don’t necessarily need a special occasion to crack open a good bottle, every day is Wine Day. Aside from that, here’s a pairing for the ages. [here]
Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Record To Become Highest Scoring Men’s International Player – After missing a penalty it did not look to be Ronaldo’s night against the Republic of Ireland. But two late goals saw him clinch the win and the record. [sky]
Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Is Finally Ready To Talk – Ryan Fischer took a bullet trying to save the pop star’s French bulldogs from being dognapped. He knows you have questions. [rollingstone]
Joe Rogan Tests Positive For COVID-19, Says He Took Ivermectin – Rogan did not make any mention of the vaccine in his announcement. [axios]
Top Gun: Maverick And Mission: Impossible 7 Are Delayed Again Due To COVID Concerns – The delays are due to concerns over the spike in COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant of the virus. [verge]
Inside R. Kelly’s Secret Marriage To 15-Year-Old Aaliyah – Witness testimony from a minister provided new details on the ceremony behind the notorious—and short-lived—nuptials. [dbeast]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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