Massive Fraud Scandal Hits Dimension Data – Several former executives at Dimension Data are caught up in a fraud scandal following a forensic probe into the December 2019 sale of The Campus, its iconic head office in Bryanston, Johannesburg. [tc]
Pamela Anderson Files For Divorce From Fifth Husband Dan Hayhurst – After just 13 months of marriage – and days after she was spotted in Malibu without wedding ring. [dm]
US Accuses Russia Of Conspiring To Take Over Ukraine Government – Treasury imposes sanctions on four current and former Ukraine government officials it says involved in alleged conspiracy. [guardian]
PlayStation Creator Ken Kutaragi Isn’t A Fan Of The Metaverse Or VR – The father of PlayStation doesn’t see the point of entering the metaverse. [gspot]
Stor-Age Raises R575m To Fund Further UK Acquisitions Group – Says oversubscribed bookbuild is a strong vote of confidence. [mw]
Here Are South Africa’s Matric Results For 2021 – The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has published the matric results for the 2021 cohort, with the group achieving a pass rate of 76.4%. [btech]
It’s Still Good To Be A Tenant In South Africa, But Less So In The Winelands Than Sandton – In the fourth quarter of 2021, tenants had the upper hand in South Africa on average, specialist credit bureau TPN says. But not everywhere, and even that national average is moving in favour of landlords again. [busins]
Australia’s Rapid COVID Test Situation Is A Shitshow – Stocks are low, prices are criminally high and people are getting desperate. [vice]
‘Squid Game’ Is ‘Absolutely’ Coming Back For A Second Season, Netflix Confirms – “The Squid Game universe has just begun,” Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos says. [rollsto]
Four Jailed For Plot To Smuggle Cocaine Through Russia’s Embassy In Argentina – Plan foiled after investigators replace drugs worth $62m with flour. [guardian]
Adele’s Furious Fans Do NOT Go Easy On Her – After she postponed her Vegas residency 24 HOURS before first show because of COVID crew outbreak: Some paid up to $30,000 a ticket and event might not go ahead until APRIL. [dm]
6 Things That Are More Expensive In South Africa At The Start Of 2022 – Statistics South Africa has published its latest consumer price index, showing that annual headline inflation jumped to 5.9% in December 2021, up from 5.5% in November 2021. [mw]
Simple Tips For Fixing Your Own iPhone – Not every iPhone issue has to end with a trip to the repair store if you know where to start. [here]
Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Heirs Of Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Rhythm Section – It comes after Sony Music was sent a letter from a lawyer claiming the estates of Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell are owed performance royalties. [rollsto]
Best Hookup Apps And Dating Sites To Find Casual Sex With No Strings Attached – Find a one-night stand or a hookup you can also hang out with. [mash]
Doctor Accused Of Putting His Semen In Woman’s Cup Of Tea – A GP accused of depositing his semen in a cup of tea before giving it to a woman has appeared in court. [metro]
Martha Stewart Reveals Why She Broke Up With Anthony Hopkins – “I couldn’t stop thinking of him as Hannibal Lecter,” Martha Stewart said of her split with actor Anthony Hopkins. [people] Please stop being ridiculous, Martha..
Kendall Jenner Frolics In The Snow In Just A Tiny Bikini – Kendall Jenner left almost nothing to the imagination during a recent bikini-clad romp in the snow, which she documented on Instagram. [eol]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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