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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 10/11/2014
    Posted by on Nov 10th, 2014

    Hunt for Claremont motorist in sjambok attack. A young Cape Town gardener’s trip to work came to a violent end when he was sjambokked in broad daylight by a motorist – who at first attempted to knock him down [iol]

    New SA visa rules will ‘choke tourism’. South Africa’s new border control regulations – to kick in on June 1 – could result in more than 100,000 job losses in the tourism industry and a revenue loss of R2.4-billion [TimesLIVE]

    Cosatu expels Numsa. The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) was expelled from the African National Congress (ANC)-aligned Cosatu in early on Saturday morning [BD Live]

    Unhappy Cell C customer creates billboard sized banner calling them ‘the most useless service provider in SA’ and hangs it at shopping mall [Source]

    Here’s a full list of winners for the MTV Europe Music Awards [Channel 24]

    Senzo Meyiwa had a secret love child. Just days after his funeral, the shocked family of slain soccer star Senzo Meyiwa were presented with his secret love child, a son of about 3-months-old [News24]

    Former SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng now involved in R2 million bribe drama. A former human resources officer at the SABC in Bloemfontein, says Motsoeneng asked her to make a statement saying he told her he did not have a matric and if she agreed, he would see to it that the SABC paid out R2 million in compensation [City Press]

    South African Post Office workers that have been on strike for 4months have begun recieving dismissal letters [EWN]

    Man Explodes While Train Surfing. A man train surfing in Connecticut caught on fire this weekend when he accidentally electrocuted himself as the train pulled into a station [Gawker]

    Chippy Shaik brings renewed interest to arms deal [Mail & Guardian]

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