Be in the know as you wake up with these five things

Be in the know as you wake up with these five things

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Be in the know as you wake up with these five things

1. Hawks raid 18 properties linked to R700m eThekwini tender fraud case

The Hawks say they will leave no stone unturned as they continue with their probe into alleged corruption at the eThekwini Municipality. Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said different sections under the Hawks attempted to recover about R700-million.

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2. Wildfires destroy more than 3.2-million acres of land in California

Since the start of 2020, wildfires have destroyed more than 3.2-million acres of land in California. Nearly 16,500 firefighters have been battling 28 major wildfires in the state, which have left 24 people dead and over 4,200 structures destroyed. US President Donald Trump has been quiet about the subject and is said to refuse to believe climate change is responsible for the unprecedented situation.

READ: Puppy rescued from rubble in wildfire

3. Fuel prices are expected to drop

The AA says motorists can expect fuel price reductions at month-end. Petrol is expected to drop between 26c and 36c a litre, and diesel down by a whopping 88c.

4. Man finds selfies of monkey on lost phone he retrieved

A Malaysian man says he discovered a monkey selfie and videos on his missing phone after finding it in the jungle behind his house. The student, from the southern state of Johor, said he thought his phone had been stolen while he was sleeping.

5. Samsung Galaxy users are being warned to update their phones

If you have a Samsung smartphone, you need to make sure you update it as a matter of urgency. Users are being urged to install the latest update to avoid hackers hijacking their smartphone. The latest update includes a patch for a ‘vulnerability’. Worryingly, if the vulnerability isn’t resolved, it could allow hackers to remotely run malicious code on a device.

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