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#FiveThingsYouNeedToKnow: Missing Titanic sub suffered an implosion

High-profile technology billionaires Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have agreed to fight each other and much more...

OceanGate's missing Titan submersible
A picture shared by OceanGate of its Titan submersible/ Instagram (@oceangate)

Good morning, KZN. 

Here are five things you need to know as you wake up this Friday morning... 

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The missing Titanic sub suffered a ‘catastrophic implosion’ as OceanGate says the five passengers on board are now dead.⁠ ⁠The US Coast Guard earlier confirmed a "debris field" had been found within the search area.

Read more: US Coast Guard still focused on sub 'rescue' despite oxygen crunch


Two of the world's most high-profile technology billionaires, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, have agreed to fight each other in a cage match.

Read more: Musk and Zuckerberg call out each other for cage fight


The Presidency released a statement on Twitter on Wednesday warning people that scam messages of the president requesting funds had been circulating.

Read more: ANC to appeal cadre deployment ruling: Mbalula


Johannesburg Metro Police Department officers will soon be required to wear body cameras in a bid to combat rife corrupt practices such as the “cool drink” phenomena and protect officers.

Read more: Police raid headquarters of Paris Olympics organisers

A group of police officers
A group of police officers/Facebook/@SAPoliceService


ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula says they will leave the issue of Russian President Vladimir Putin, on whether he will come to South Africa for the BRICS summit or not, in the hands of the government. Boetie, you are the government.

Read more: Mbalula: Russia must attend BRICS summit, with or without Putin

Fikile Mbalula
Twitter: @MyANC

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