Belgium Had President Cyril Ramaphosa Squirming With Jabs About Russia During A Royal Visit – President Cyril Ramaphosa appeared to be left hot under the collar, and visibly awkward in his seat, after Belgian Foreign Affairs Minister Hadja Lahbib threw a few veiled jabs at South Africa’s non-aligned foreign policy on Ukraine. [news24]
Porsche Billionaire Files For Divorce Due To His Wife’s ‘Dementia-Like’ Illness – The billionaire, 79, claims his 74-year-old wife Claudia’s illness has caused “drastic changes” to her personality and is citing her dementia as the grounds for their separation. [nzherald]
Look At Her Now: Selena Gomez Just Gained 22.4 Million Instagram Followers – Here’s Why! – The results come after a highly publicised exchange between Gomez, Kylie Jenner, Hailey and Justin Bieber. [news24]
Transgender Women No Longer Eligible For Female Athletics Events, Says World Athletics – Transgender women will no longer be allowed to compete in female track and field events regardless of their levels of testosterone, World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said Thursday. [iol]
Hacking Team Exploits Tesla Model 3 Zero-Day — Win R1.8 Million And The Car – Security researchers successfully showed off Windows 11, macOS, and Tesla Model 3 zero-day exploits on the first day of Pwn2Own in Vancouver. Pwn2Own is a computer hacking competition held at the CanSecWest security conference every year. [mybroadband]
Canal Walk Security Praised For Taking Down Criminal On The Run – WATCH – An alleged criminal at Canal Walk shopping centre in Cape Town, South Africa, was not only caught when he tried to escape, but has also found himself the brunt of many jokes on social media. [sapeople]
Ronaldo Breaks Men’s International Caps Record, Scores Double – Cristiano Ronaldo told reporters that records were his motivation, adding that he wants to become the most capped player in history. [ewn]
World’s First Mostly 3D-Printed Rocket Fails To Reach Orbit In First Launch – Launch startup Relativity Space Inc.’s mostly 3D-printed Terran 1 rocket failed to reach orbit after suffering an issue mid-flight. After successfully launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Wednesday night, an anomaly cropped up after the rocket’s stages separated. [mybroadband]
Parent Calls Bible ‘Porn’ And Demands Utah School District Remove It From Libraries – A parent is arguing that if banned books like ‘Gender Queer’ are pulled from shelves, the Bible—with its sex scenes, incest, and murder—should be banned, too. [vice]
Trevor Noah Becomes First Comedian In Almost 60 Years To Win Erasmus Prize – English humorist Charlie Chaplin won the prestigious honour in 1965. The Erasmus Prize recognises individuals or institutions that have made exceptional contributions to culture, society, or social science in Europe and the rest of the world. [ewn]
Torture, Forced Abortions And Insects For Food: Life Inside North Korean Jails, Says This NGO – Extrajudicial executions, rape, forced abortions, jail without trial, torture, starvation rations that leave prisoners so hungry some turn to eating insects. [cnn]
Top Gear Filming Halted After Freddie Flintoff Accident – The BBC says it has halted the latest series of Top Gear after presenter Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff was hurt in an accident while filming. [bbc]
Whale Sinks Boat In The Pacific – Four sailors say they’re lucky to be alive after a whale struck their boat, leaving them stranded for nearly 10 hours. [abc]
Power Cuts Slashed Potential Size Of SA’s Economy By A Fifth, Says PIC – Power cuts due to load shedding have reduced the potential size of South Africa’s economy by almost a fifth since they started being imposed around 2008, according to an energy specialist at Africa’s biggest fund manager. [business24]
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