Chinese people fleeing Ebola, angry Africans, understaffed flight crew, rumours and fears: the Air France flight from Freetown to Paris seemed to encapsulate the global panic in the face of the Ebola outbreak.
The unbeaten Sharks face the Free State Cheetahs in round three of the Currie Cup on Saturday and coach Brad Macleod-Henderson is targeting further improvements when they run out at Kings Park in Durban.
Recently a lot of people suddenly found the Internet started going slowly - we chat to John Eigelaar from Keystone Electronic Solutions to find out what happened, and what it means as the world moves from IPv4 to IPv6.
Oscar Pistorius's father, Henke, finally gave his son a hug in court this week. Reeva Steenkamp's dad, Barry, was also there - no doubt wishing he, too, could have given his daughter just one final hug.