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French satir­i­cal mag­a­zine Char­lie Hebdo, who was the tar­get of a ter­ror­ist at­tack in Jan­uary which left 12 peo­ple dead, pub­lished this front cover fol­low­ing the 13 and 14 Novem­ber at­tacks in Paris. “They have weapons,” it reads, adding un­derneath: “Screw them, we have cham­pagne.”

Natasha Joseph @TashJoeZA

It’s like hu­mans won’t be happy un­til the world im­plodes, last man stand­ing sticks a burn­ing flag into the de­bris and says, “I won!”

Adam Black @AdamBla27986197

Re­mem­ber tweeps, MTN said ‘you should not spec­u­late’. Un­der no cir­cum­stances. It’s very naughty. Wait for the Sens. In­sid­ers gotta sell 1st.

Charl du Plessis @Charl­duP­lessc

Here’s a fun fact: Eskom will have taken 14 years to com­plete Kusile power sta­tion. The Wright broth­ers fig­ured out pow­ered flight in 11.

Gus Sil­ber @gus­sil­ber

If the Ox­ford Word of the Year was , then the South African Word of the Year was #.

Dar­rel Bris­tow-Bovey @db­bovey

Now that Ed­die Jones is here can we con­fis­cate his pass­port or tell him he can’t leave with­out an unabridged birth cer­tifi­cate or some­thing?

“Eco­nomics is ex­tremely use­ful as a form of em­ploy­ment for econ­o­mists.”

− John Ken­neth Gal­braith, econ­o­mist, pub­lic of­fi­cial and diplo­mat (1908-2006)

SOURCE: AFP

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