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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 7/09/2015
    Posted by on Sep 7th, 2015

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    Germany opens it’s borders to Syrian refugees. Germany and Austria have taken in thousands of migrants who crossed the border after days stuck in Hungary [BBC]

    ANC threat to ban dual citizenship. The ANC is reviewing South Africa’s dual-citizenship policy in a bid to stop South African citizens from taking up arms for the Jewish state. Any such move would affect millions of other South Africans as well – those who hold dual citizenship with countries besides Israel. [Sunday Times]

    Hysteria hits Zuma’s reed dance. Bodyguards had to shield President Jacob Zuma and rush him from the reed dance ceremony at Enyokeni Palace in Nongoma when “demons attacked” maidens on Saturday [iol]

    An Mpumalanga MEC has had R5 million in Krugerrands and R30 000 in cash stolen from his house [City Press]

    Stonehenge researchers ‘may have found largest prehistoric site in Britain. Standing stones found buried near Stonehenge could be the “largest” intact prehistoric monument ever built in Britain, archaeologists believe [BBC]

    Russian nuclear corporation, Rosatom, speak out on nuclear energy in South Africa [Fin24]

    US hunter tied to Cecil the lion killing headed back to work [News24]

    iPhone takes a bullet & saves student’s life [EWN]

    Wind and solar energy generates R8.3bn benefit. According to a report, fossil fuel savings and reduced load-shedding have saved the economy R8.3-billion in the first six months of the year [Mail & Guardian]

    Damon Wayans Defends Bill Cosby, Calls Victims ‘Unrapeable’ [Gawker]

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