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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weeked Edition 28/10/2013
    Posted by on Oct 28th, 2013

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    Multiple award-winning South African hip-hop artist Khuli Chana is recovering in hospital after allegedly being shot by police in a case of mistaken identity [eNCA]

    Western Province didn’t win the Absa Currie Cup 2013 final..at Newlands…after winning all the games during the season. Sigh. [SuperSport]

    Tokyo Sexwale arrested in New York. Prominent South African businessman and anti-apartheid stalwart Tokyo Sexwale was arrested in New York after his name was on a list of people banned from entering the United States [iol]

    Sebastian Vettel wins India Grand Prix and has become only the fourth driver in F1 history to win four drivers’ titles, after Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher. None of his predecessors has done it so young [NY Times]

    Controversial TV host, Anthony Bourdain, disses South Africa in show to air on CNN [Channel 24]

    Legendary rocker Lou Reed dies at 71 [Gawker]

    Convicted drug dealer Glenn Agliotti, who owes Sars more than R78m, has divorced his wife so as to allegedly prevent the South African Revenue Service from getting to all his assets [News24]

    Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002 [Mail & Guardian]

    Analysis: Why the ANC is bound to get 61% in 2014 [Daily Maverick]

    Britain braces for worst storm in a decade…[Yahoo]

    President Jacob Zuma has urged Gauteng residents not to “think like Africans in Africa” and pay their etolls. O_o [City Press]

    Investigations intensify into what is thought to be South Africa’s biggest child porn ring, Interpol warns that it is unlikely to be the only one operating in the country [TimesLIVE]

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