What we were reading todayPumps may run dry on the weekendA rapist who assaulted his wife with a can got 12 yearsEastern Cape rugby is undergoing changeBonang burns in her swimsuitPirates and cokeMH370 captain simulated Indian Ocean flightOh, and the weather- Find everything you need to know about the 2016 Local Government Elections at our News24 Elections site, including the latest news and detailed, interactive maps for how South Africa has voted over the past 3 elections, or download the app for iOS and Android. Petrol pumps could run dry in 3 days, warns unionAt least 20 000 South African petroleum industry workers went on strike on Thursday, a union official said, warning that pumps at filling stations could run dry in about three days.Get the facts here. MH370 captain simulated Indian Ocean flightAustralian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.Get the story here.Bonang is aflame in this white swimsuitBonang is in Brazil with local variety show Top Billing ahead of the Olympics this year. The star has been posting pics to her social media of her exploring local landmarks and working hard; one of these pics just made us do a double take, because it was so hot. Just before the star flew back to the rainbow nation on Wednesday night she posted a picture of herself in a white swimsuit.Read all about it.(Screengrab: Instagram/bonang_m) Positive cocaine test: Pirates player chargedThe South African Institute for Drug Free Sport has confirmed that an Orlando Pirates player had tested positive for cocaine in a recent routine drug test.Read it in Sport24. Man who tried to rape wife with fish can jailed A 35-year-old man who attempted to force a can of fish into his wife’s private parts was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment in the Newcastle Regional Court.Read the story here. Death of pro rugby in Eastern Province?Professional rugby in the Eastern Province will in all likelihood cease to exist from next week.Read the sad saga.