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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 6/01/2015
    Posted by on Jan 6th, 2015

    2 more women join lawsuit against Bill Cosby taking the number of women accusing the actor of sexual offences to 15 [City Press]

    “The risk of load-shedding is low to medium” says Eskom after people return from holiday and businesses reopen in 2015. The power grid was constrained, but stable on Monday after a spike in electricity usage [TimesLIVE]

    Prince Andrew underage sex scandal.Reports that an Underage Girl Was Paid $15,000 to Have Sex with Prince Andrew [Gawker]

    10 000 supporters to be bused into ANC 103rd anniversary bash at Cape Town Stadium – A crowd of more than 50,000 ANC members and supporters, and 2,500 guests and diplomats are expected to attend the rally [BD Live]

    The 2014 matric pass rate has dropped to 75.8 percent, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga revealed on Monday [EWN]

    Hackers hit ‘racist’ Hofmeyr [TimesLIVE]

    AirAsia QZ8501: Five large parts of missing jet found off Borneo coast [ABC]

    Granny, 72, Having A Baby With Her Grandson [Sky News]

    Catastrophe declared as Australia battles wild fires that have ravaged entire neighbourhoods and destroyed the biggest stretch of bush since 1983 [Bloomberg]

    SA police remain mum on the suspension of Hawks boss Anwa Dramat after a court ruling hailed his suspension as unconstitutional [Mail & Guardian]

    Cape Minstrels Parade: Accusations fly, confusion reigns [Daily Maverick]

    Green light for Kalahari-takealot merger. The Competition Commission of South Africa has approved a merger deal between local e-tailers Kalahari.com and takealot.com on certain conditions [Fin24]

    Kit says:
    January 01, 2015 at 7:28 am

    The 72 year old Granny + Grandson news article seems to be a hoax – the article’s date is 2010 and there have been subsequent reposts of it. It was removed from the NZ magazine’s page – probably cos it was fake…

    Either way it’s a grim scenario to consider!

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