‘Humble’ Mkhwebane Says She’s Best Public Protector Ever, Compares Herself To Madikizela-Mandela – Suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been chastised by the courts for apparent dishonesty, bias and an inability to understand her job – but she maintains that her “far better achievements” have set her apart from all her predecessors. [news24]
Flash Floods Kill At Least 14 In Turkish Quake Zone – Among the 14 people killed when the floods hit region on Wednesday, many more were swept away as rushing water turned streets in areas hit by February’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake into muddy rivers. [ewn]
T-Mobile To Buy Ryan Reynolds’ Mint Mobile In A $1.35 Billion Deal – Reynolds, who purchased a minority ownership stake in Mint Mobile in 2019, will stay on in his “creative role on behalf of Mint,” where he serves as a spokesperson, according to a press release announcing the deal. [cnn]
Quentin Tarantino Will Be Hanging Up His Hat With ‘The Movie Critic’ – The “Pulp Fiction” director is putting together what insiders say will be the final film of his distinguished career behind the camera. [iol]
Ramaphosa Reaffirms Friendship With Chinese Communist Party Whose ‘Foreign Policy Posture’ ANC Admires – Despite SA facing heavy criticism from, among others, the United States, for taking a non-aligned foreign policy position on the war, Ramaphosa said: “South Africa applauds China’s principled foreign policy posture.” [news24]
Nasa Reveals New Spacesuit For Anticipated Moon Landing – Nasa aims to put two astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade, and they’ve designed a brand new spacesuit for the voyage. [bbc]
Cape Town Carnival Street Extravaganza Is Back – The Cape Town Carnival, one of the Mother City’s most popular street festivals, returns to its classic format for the first time in four years. [sapeople]
Tech Tycoon Called A ‘Creep’ For $100K Offer To Female Plane Passenger – A tech tycoon has been branded a “creep” after allegedly offering a woman $100,000 to take off her face mask on board a Delta flight. [nypost]
US Lawmaker Says Hungry People Don’t Exist Because He’s Never Met One – In 2022 alone, people in his state made more than 5.5 million visits to food pantries.[vice]
How R31.5 million Was Stolen In The ‘R99 Debit Orders Scam’ – British citizen Richard Marsden, the alleged kingpin in the theft of at least R31.5 million through the so-called R99 debit order scam, failed in his attempt to leave South Africa, supposedly to care for his ailing sister when his application to have his bail conditions eased was dismissed. [mail&guardian]
Playboy Magazine Takes The OnlyFans Route, Minus Nudes And Racy Content – Playboy magazine is relaunching in digital form. [iol]
Public Sector Strike Ends After Government And Unions Reach An Agreement – Unions and the South African government have announced that, after reaching an agreement, the public sector wage strike has ended. [capetownetc]
People Are 3D Printing Anti-Tank Rocket Launchers Now – Civilians are using 3D-printing technology to make rockets and grenade launchers, which could have major implications for the modern battlefield. [vice]
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