Good morning all,
Congratulations to Duhan vd Merwe – what a beautiful story of redemption! Local news update.
Recognition for SWD’s cricketers. The latest George & Pinnacle Point Golf Club Newsletters.
I’m done commenting on the political situation in America. The choice is clear. The day of reckoning is here for those who have been abusing their power – in the US, and hopefully, in SA as well.
Ace’s former minions turn on him – better late than never I guess.
Eskom grabs at straws – anything besides actually fixing the entity and collecting its revenue.
Liverpool hasn’t missed van Dijk – yet. The Wallabies can’t play rugby, but at least they got this one right.
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Duhan van der Merwe is set to make his Test debut for Scotland after being included in their starting lineup for their Test match against Georgia at Murrayfield on Friday evening.
Gilead’s remdesivir receives first FDA approval as Covid-19 drug October 22, 2020
Antiviral remdesivir was one of the drugs used to treat US President Donald Trump
US Senate to subpoena Facebook and Twitter CEOs over Trump story October 22, 2020
The New York Post has reported on presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, which content social media flagged as possible misinformation
WATCH | OxyContin maker to plead guilty in opioid probe October 22, 2020
Purdue Pharma agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription opioid OxyContin, in a deal that comes with a $8.4 billion settlement but stops short of criminally charging its executives or wealthy Sackler family owners.
No knockouts at Biden, Trump debate 12 days before US vote October 23, 2020
The most heated early exchanges were over mutual accusations of graft.
Free State branches gun for Ace October 22, 2020
Parts of the provincial ANC will target their former premier, Magashule, and the Free State PEC in a rolling mass action campaign
Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz October 22, 2020
The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.
Deputy President David Mabuza says government is striving for a new way of working that will allow state-owned entities to function without political interference.
Hong Kong fines Goldman record $350m over 1MDB failings October 22, 2020
Serious lapses and deficiencies in management controls at Goldman contributed to misappropriation of $2.6bn, says regulator
MARKET WRAP: JSE ends four-day run on fading US stimulus hopes October 22, 2020
Markets will also be watching the second and final US presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden
Eskom eyes green funds to ease crippling debt October 22, 2020
Funding likely to depend on Eskom reducing its carbon footprint
Liverpool’s Klopp pleased with Fabinho’s display in defence October 22, 2020
Juergen Klopp pressed midfielder Fabinho into action as an emergency centre back in the absence of Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip on Wednesday and the Liverpool manager was not in the least surprised that the Brazilian slotted in seamlessly.
Wallabies rule out taking a knee against All Blacks October 23, 2020
The prospect of a silent protest during the national anthem ahead of the third Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on October 31 against New Zealand was raised this week by senior Australian player Dane Haylett-Petty.
Barbarians’ COVID-19 breach puts England game in doubt October 22, 2020
The RFU said an unspecified number of players left the team hotel without permission or informing organisers of their whereabouts on Wednesday.
SA Open moves from Gauteng to Sun City venue October 22, 2020
The 110th edition will be played outside the province for the first time
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