Records and gold in Thursday's top stories

2016-09-15 21:03

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Interesting and slightly different stories today

Tshwane has made its tender process more transparent.

Brian Habana is about to kick his way into the history books.

Kim Kardashian has managed to take 1 500 selfies a day and another day and...

Leonardo di Caprio goes fishing.

UCT students down books.

TeamSA gets gold, twice in one day.


Tshwane opens tender process to the public

The city of Tshwane has opened its tender processes to the public in a bid to make them more transparent, mayor Solly Msimanga said on Thursday.

Read it here.



Habana set to rewrite record books


Springbok wing Bryan Habana will rewrite the record books when he takes to the field against the All Blacks in Christchurch.

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Kim Kardashian West took 6 000 selfies in four days

Surprise, surprise. Kim Kardashian West took 6 000 selfies on her holiday in Mexico. The 35-year-old was never without her phone (obviously) during her four-day holiday in the resort of Punta Mita last month. As a result of this Kim took a staggering 1 500 snaps of herself every day.

Read it all here.


DiCaprio unveils free technology to spy on global fishing

American movie star Leonardo DiCaprio has unveiled a new, free technology that allows users to spy on global fishing practices, in a bid to curb illegal fishing.

Find out about it here.


UCT students vow to shut down university

UCT students vowed on Thursday afternoon to shut down the university over dissatisfaction with #FeesMustFall-related disciplinary action.

A few hundred students moved through lecture halls to remove students. They were set to end up at Bremner building on middle campus to hand over demands for vice-chancellor Max Price.

Read the full story here.


Hamman claims javelin gold in Rio

Team South Africa claimed their second gold medal of the day at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday when Reinhardt Hamman won the F38 javelin event.

Read it here.


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