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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 11/07/2016
    Posted by on Jul 11th, 2016

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    Portugal stun France to win Euro 2016 [eNCA] Pic via @cristiano

    Hlaudi’s R167m Zuma TV deal. SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng overruled his staff to push through a R167-million contract with a production company co-owned by President Jacob Zuma’s daughter Gugu Zuma-Ncube [Sunday Times]

    South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists facing disciplinary hearings have each been awarded the Nat Nakasa Award [EWN]

    Lawyers claim Brexit result is not legally binding. More than 1,000 lawyers have signed a letter saying the referendum result is “advisory”, and not legally binding [ITV]

    Economy faces Eskom shock. The economy is set for a shock from the combined blows of Eskom’s move to hike the cost of two of its biggest new power stations by almost R83 billion [CityPress]

    48 More Arrests Made as Protests Continue in Baton Rouge following the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling last week [NBC]

    SA terrorism arrests. Four alleged terror suspects were arrested in several anti-terrorism raids in SA [iol]

    Cape Town Uber driver is recovering in hospital after he was attacked, allegedly by a group of clients [EWN]

    Serena Williams wins Wimbledon for historic 22nd grand slam title. Oh and Andy Murray also won [CNN]

    Elon Musk alludes to top secret Tesla masterplan reveal later this week. Musk on Sunday tweeted his intention to soon publish part two of his “top secret Tesla masterplan” [Venture Beat]

    Guptas lobby Zuma to halt bank bill for the rich [TimesLIVE]

    Tear gas and rioting in Paris as violence breaks out during Euro 2016 final [Express UK]

    Cliff Richard sues BBC, police over sex abuse raid footage [Channel24]

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