Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: Addington, South, and Ushaka beaches are now open

Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: Addington, South, and Ushaka beaches are now open

After a couple of months of closed beaches in Durban, we can finally make way to the ocean...

KZN beach ranks amongst top spots in the world for skinny dipping
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To start off this Monday after the long weekend, we share the news of a fellow South African in the arts. 

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South African writer and director Franz Marx has died. He was 78. Leon van Nierop said that Franz died of COVID-19 complications on Sunday at 9:45 in Pretoria. He is most well-known for creating M-Net's 'Egoli - Plek van Goud' (Egoli - Place of Gold), which ran for 19 seasons from 1992 to 2010. 

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A motorist was arrested for allegedly running over a cheetah over the long weekend in the Kruger National Park. Details are still sketchy at this stage as to what exactly happened but the driver was handed over to the police.

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Three Durban beaches reopened on Saturday after levels of E. coli improved “tremendously”. Addington, South, and Ushaka beaches are now safe for bathing and other activities.

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Finally, to end today's five things is Elon Musk and Grimes' love life. 

They have announced that they have “semi-separated” after three years of being together. Apparently the pair remain on good terms and are currently co-parenting their one-year old son, X Æ A-Xii Musk.

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