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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 20/01/2014
    Posted by on Jan 20th, 2014

    Scandal of R1.2 billion missing SA satellite. The whereabouts of a spy satellite – commissioned by South Africa from a Russian company for R1.2-billion – remains a mystery, eight years after the deal was struck. There are doubts whether the satellite even exists [TimesLIVE]

    Oscar Pistorius set to pay Reeva Steenkamp’s parents R2 million in out-of-court settlement [News24]

    The Endangered Wildlife Fund has said that 30 rhino have already been killed in South Africa since the beginnng of 2014 [EWN]

    Where South Africa’s super-rich live. Locations of SA’s rich with a net worth above R300 million [fin24]

    Useless Bafana Bafana eliminated from African Nations Championship after losing 3-1 to Nigeria [iol]

    A complete list of all the winners at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards [Channel 24]

    Jamaican bobsled team qualifies for Olympics in Sochi! [Sports Illustrated]

    Marikana cops in Brits shoot-out. A few of the policemen who shot and killed striking mine workers at Marikana were part of team deployed in Madibeng, North West, where three people died, allegedly at the hands of the ­police this week [City Press]

    Man Severs His Spine During CrossFit Competition [CBS]

    SA authorities get reprieve in securing the release of South African, Pierre Korkie, who was captured by al-Qaeda militants and want R30 million ransom for his release [iAfrica]

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