ANC To Take Legal Action Against Former Eskom Chief Executive Andre De Ruyter – NC secretary general Fikile Mbalula has hit back at former Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter, threatening to take legal action against him over his explosive allegations in a television interview that senior members of the ruling party were involved in corruption within the parastatal. [m&g]
Western Cape Disaster Management Teams On Standby As Cyclone Freddy Draws Closer – The Western Cape Government said teams from its disaster management centre would be on standby as tropical storm Cyclone Freddy is expected to affect parts of South Africa. [iol]
England Player In ‘Terrifying’ Table Mountain Cable Car Load Shedding Drama – Danni Wyatt revealed on Thursday the “terrifying” moment when Cape Town’s famed Table Mountain cable car lost power and left her hovering helplessly above the ground. [sapeople]
Changes To Roald Dahl’s Classic Children’s Books Spark Censorship Spat – These revisions have been worked on by “sensitivity readers” from an organization called Inclusive Minds, which describes itself as “a collective for people who are passionate about inclusion, diversity, equality and accessibility in children’s literature.” [cnn]
Cape Town Declares Measles Outbreak – A nationwide measles vaccination campaign kicked off after five provinces were in the grip of the respiratory infection. [ewn]
Private Investigator Dismisses Woman’s Claims That She’s The Missing Madeleine McCann – A 21-year-old Polish woman, Julia Wendell, came forward, claiming to be missing British toddler Madeleine McCann who disappeared almost 16 years ago in 2007 during a family holiday in Lagos, Portugal. McCann was three at the time of her disappearance. [iol]
Tattooed Cat With Gang Ink Rescued From Mexican Prison – A hairless kitty covered in gang tattoos is up for adoption after being rescued from a Mexican prison during a drug raid. [nypost]
China Calls For Peace Talks, Cease-Fire Between Russia And Ukraine – On the eve of the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China has called for a cease-fire between the two sides and for peace talks to commence as part of a 12-point plan to end the war. [nypost]
ID Belonging To Missing German Tourist Found In Hout Bay Arrest – The ID book belonging to missing German tourist Nick Frischke was found among recovered stolen property in Hangberg, Hout Bay on Tuesday, 21 February 2023. [capetownetc]
Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 16 Years In L.A. Rape Conviction – The disgraced film producer and media mogul was previously convicted of sex crimes in New York and was sentenced to 23 years in prison. [nbc]
Space Capsule Launched To ISS To Bring Home Stranded Astronauts – An unmanned space capsule has been launched from Kazakhstan to help bring home three astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), after their original return vehicle was damaged by a tiny meteoroid. [bbc]
New ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Films Announced By Warner Bros – No details were provided on which storylines or timelines from Tolkien’s sprawling books would provide the source material for the new films. [ewn]
Marilyn Manson Accuser Says She Was ‘Manipulated’ Into Making Allegations – A woman who previously sued disgraced rocker Marilyn Manson for sexual assault recanted her abuse allegations in a new declaration filed in court on Thursday, claiming actor Evan Rachel Wood and others involved in the case “manipulated” her into lying. [dailybeast]
Meccano: Last Factory In Europe Producing Iconic Children’s Construction Toys To Close – The plant in Calais, France, will close by the first quarter of 2024, leaving 50 workers unemployed, after parent company Spin Master blamed “difficult market conditions” and the “soaring cost of raw materials and energy”. [sky]
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