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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 11/04/2016
    Posted by on Apr 11th, 2016

    guptas leave SA

    Guptas have left SA. Two brothers, a mountain of suitcases, five assistants and one wife flew from Lanseria Airport to Dubai amid state capture hostility [City Press]

    ‘Gupta ministers’ in secret trips to Dubai. Two ministers linked to the controversial Gupta family have raised eyebrows by making mystery trips to Dubai last year – at the same time that the family were in the city [Sunday Times]

    Why the Guptas and Zuma’s son really quit Oakbay. The Guptas and Duduzane Zuma resigned from Oakbay Investments and Oakbay Resources and Energy on Friday to facilitate the sale of the Optimum coal mine from Glencore to Oakbay, the Democratic Alliance (DA) claimed [News24]

    India temple fire: 106 killed in fireworks disaster; criminal case opened [CNN]

    DA raises voter resigtration red flag in Johannesburg. The party says there are cases where people have completely disappeared from the voters roll. [EWN]

    Danny Willet wins US Masters as Jordan Spieth chokes on final holes. England’s Danny Willett was the shock winner of the 80th Masters on Sunday thanks to a bogey-free final round and an epic back-nine collapse by defending champion Jordan Spieth [Sport24]

    #PanamaLeaks: The Sicilian mafia’s Namibian ties [Mail & Guardian]

    Cell C reveals fibre-to-home packages [iAfrica]

    Mantashe: ANC losing supporters’ confidence. South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has lost some supporters’ confidence and could totally lose them if it does not deal with discontent with President Jacob Zuma [iol]

    The internet reacts: SA’s ‘Queen of Twerk’ posts explicit video online [TimesLIVE]

    Ukrainian Prime Minister To Resign Amid Political Crisis [Gawker]

    The Panama Papers: Where Are The Americans? [Forbes]

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