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Video: That Time Coldplay Went To South Africa Dressed As Elephants


The premise for Coldplay's latest music video is that an elephant Chris Martin escapes from the British zoo and makes it down to "Paradise," aka South Africa's Karoo Desert. At the climax, the whole animal-costumed band plays for a stadium audience. It's all very Flaming Lips and kind of reminds us of the plot to Madagascar. Not quite sure what to think here. Are there any elephants in the Karoo? Watch above.

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South African Soldier Shoots Man For Not Wearing A Mask

A South African soldier has been arrested after shooting a man for not wearing a mask in a mall.

According to TimesLIVE, a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldier shot a 27-year-old man for allegedly not wearing a mask at a mall. The incident is alleged to have taken place at a mall in the province of Limpopo. The man was reportedly shot after an argument with a soldier about not wearing a mask as required under COVID-19 regulations.

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