#5Things: Roads flooded in KZN, Taylor Swift's masters, Cell C Sharks COVID-19 outbreak, and more

#5Things: Roads flooded in KZN, Taylor Swift's masters, Cell C Sharks COVID-19 outbreak, and more

Wake up to these five stories, courtesy of the Breakfast team this hump day.

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift/ Instagram

1. Roads flooded in KZN

It’s a very rainy day with lots of flooding and roadway damage. Today is not the day to drive like a maniac. Increase your following distance, switch on your lights, and be patient. Jayshree has a traffic update for you every 15 minutes and if you want to catch up on traffic you have missed this morning, go to ecr.co.za or listen again on the ECR App. If the rain did some damage in your area, send us photos and videos: 061 792 9495 on Whatsapp.

2. Taylor Swift says her masters were sold without her knowledge 

Taylor Swift has confirmed a report that music mogul Scooter Braun has sold the rights to her first six albums. It's the latest move in a long-running battle between the singer and Braun for control of the artist's back catalogue. US entertainment magazine 'Variety' first reported that Braun had sold the recordings - known as masters - to an investment fund. It said the deal is thought to be worth more than $300m.

3. Bulls crowned champions after Covid-19 outbreak at Sharks

An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Sharks has resulted in their Super Rugby Unlocked match against the Stormers on Saturday being called off. This means that the Bulls are the champions of the inaugural competition. 

4. Nando's distance itself from Bushiri ad

Fast-food chain Nando’s has distanced itself from an advert making light of fugitive Shepherd Bushiri's escape, saying fake adverts are in bad taste and in no way aligned to its brand or values. Over the past few days, Bushiri and his wife Mary have been trending on social media after the couple fled SA for Malawi just days after being granted bail.

5. Victor Glover becomes 1st Black astronaut to arrive at space station for long-term stay

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), 27 hours on from lift-off. The mission’s four-crew team took off on Sunday, November 15, from Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre. On board is Victor Glover, who first joined NASA seven years ago, and is now the first Black astronaut to live on the ISS.

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IMAGE CREDIT: Taylor Swift/ Instagram

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