Shoprite And Pick N Pay On The Verge Of Court About ‘Similar’ Food Ranges, But Won’t Talk About It – A month ago, Pick n Pay launched a new premium food range, Crafted Collection, which is now the subject of a potential court matter and is being blamed for closely resembling Checkers’ Forage & Feast range. [businsider]
Missing Yacht Found But Sinks With Skipper’s Body Still Aboard Off Mossel Bay – Darrol Hansen, the partially disabled 60-year-old skipper who called himself “The Viking”, left Saldanha Bay earlier this month in an “unseaworthy” yacht despite warnings of imminent danger. [timeslive]
Elon Musk Subpoenas Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey As Legal Battle Heats Up – Musk’s legal team is asking for all documents and communications regarding the merger agreement as well as those “reflecting, referring to, or relating to the impact or effect of false or spam accounts on Twitter’s business and operations.” [cnn]
A Short History Of South Africa’s VIP (Ab)use Of Flying – The South African Air Force’s inability to transport President Cyril Ramaphosa to Kinshasa and back safely is a culmination of 20 years of controversy over the issue of transporting VIPs around the world. [dmav]
Sony Could Face £5bn In Legal Claims Over PlayStation Game Charges – Sony has been overcharging PlayStation gamers for six years, a new legal claim alleges, and could be forced to pay almost £5bn in damages if the claim succeeds. [guardian]
Australia’s Leader Goes To Indie Rock Gig, Chugs A Beer, Gets Cheers – Albo, as he is known here, was spotted in the seated section of Sydney’s Enmore Theater, a venue in his electorate where the band Gang of Youths performed on Monday night. [washpost]
Fauci, Face Of US Covid Response, To Step Down From Government Posts – Fauci has served under seven US presidents beginning with Republican Ronald Reagan in the 1980s, focusing on newly emerging and re-emerging infectious disease threats. [busday]
Naspers’ Big Problems – Naspers and Prosus released their full-year results on 27 June 2022, which revealed a decline in trading profit, core headline earnings per share, and free cash flow. [mybb]
Usain Bolt Files For Trademarks To Protect His Victory Pose – Bolt filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Aug. 17 for the logo in connection with products including jewelry, purses, sunglasses, shoes and sporting goods. [fortune]
Donald Trump Sues Justice Department Over Mar-A-Lago Search – Eleven sets of classified files were taken from Mr Trump’s Florida estate on 8 August, according to the FBI. Mr Trump is being investigated for potentially mishandling documents. [bbc]
Daria Dugina: Moscow Claims Female ‘Azov Fighter’ Behind Car Bomb Escaped To Estonia – Russian officials say Natalya Vovk brought her 12-year-old daughter to Moscow to help her stake out Daria Dugina, who died on Saturday. [tele]
Stunning New James Webb Images Make Jupiter Look Like A Psychedelic Space Marble – “We hadn’t really expected it to be this good, to be honest,” said one JWST scientist. [vice]
The One Vitamin Your Skincare Regime Is Probably Missing – For too long, an unheralded vitamin has been the sidekick to other antioxidant superheroes, the supporting act next to the lead, the nice-to-have among the skincare must-haves. [here]
Man Utd Beat Liverpool To Give Ten Hag Lift Off – Ten Hag responded to the concession of four goals inside 35 minutes at Brentford by dropping Cristiano Ronaldo and captain Harry Maguire among four changes. [ewn]
Ryan Giggs Trial: Time For Star To ‘Pay The Price’, Jurors Told – Giggs is accused of using controlling and coercive behaviour against his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville, as well as assaulting her and sister Emma. [sky]
2021 Is Local Film Industry’s Worst Year In A Decade, According To SA Box Office Report – Box office revenue last year amounted to R325 million – however, almost two-thirds (60%) of this income was generated by just 10 of the 155 films released in the country – with not a single local film making the top 10. [ch24]
Gary Busey Caught Pulling Pants Down In Public Amid Sex Crime Charges – It is unclear why Busey dropped his trousers, but it is not the first time he has done so in public. [newsau]
Nicole Kidman, 55, Reveals Her Insanely Ripped Physique And HUGE Biceps As She Poses For Perfect Magazine – The actress could have been mistaken for a woman half her age as she posed confidently with her muscular legs astride and arms flexed. [dmail]
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