• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 29/06/2013
    Posted by on Jun 29th, 2015

    Greece crisis deepens as banks and most ATM’s close for the next week. On Monday morning Greeks will find their savings blocked and their banks closed for a week following a fateful weekend that has… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 22/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 22nd, 2015

    Cape Town’s sewage debacle not flushing away. A probe has revealed Environmental Affairs is clueless on how much sewage is being pumped into the sea [EWN] The missing Karoo lion has been spotted 3km away… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday Edition 17/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 17th, 2015

    Donald Trump announces he is running for US president [Business Insider] Shielded by the authorities, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan flew out of South Africa on Monday morning aboard his presidential jet, just hours… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 15/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 15th, 2015

    Tigers, lions, alligators, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia’s capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to say inside Sunday [Mashable] Danny… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 08/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 8th, 2015

    The moment just before a lioness attacked and killed a US tourist at a South African lion park in Johannesburg. [Updates] Fifa scandal latest: It’s alleged the $10m paid to the African Diaspora Legacy Programme… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 01/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 1st, 2015

    Safa President Danny Jordaan has reportedly confirmed that South Africa paid $10 million after the country won a bid to host the 2010 World Cup. He says it wasn’t a bribe though. [EWN] At least… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 25/5/2015
    Posted by on May 25th, 2015

    Trevor Noah responds to a leading newspaper’s front page story that one of his family members died [Channel 24] Ireland becomes first country to legalise gay marriage by popular vote [The Guardian] More details emerge… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 18/05/2015
    Posted by on May 18th, 2015

    New SA regulations bring drones down to earth. The regulations include that no drones be operated above 120 or flown over any person within a 50 meter distance or directly overhead any person or group… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 11/5/2015
    Posted by on May 11th, 2015

    Mmusi Maimane elected as new DA leader. Mmusi Maimane has been elected as the new leader of the Democratic Alliance [TimesLIVE] Rhino poaching in South Africa at record levels following 18% rise in killings. In the… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 4/05/2015
    Posted by on May 4th, 2015

    Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao on unanimous decision. Round by round analysis [Sports Illustrated] Xenophobia reaches the Western Cape. An incident of xenophobia has occured near Paarl, where nine men were arrested for allegedly attacking… Read More »