• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 21/07/2014
    Posted by on Jul 21st, 2014

    State info and tech agency pays top SA cop’s company R10 million to recover 3 laptops. Yes R10 MILLION to find 3 laptops than were stolen from a burglary in February [TimesLIVE] Palestinian death toll… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 14/07/2014
    Posted by on Jul 14th, 2014

    Germany wins the 2014 Fifa World Cup after defeating Argentina 1-0 [Supersport] I support assisted dying, says Tutu. Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has come out strongly in support of assisted dying for the terminally ill… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 07/07/2014
    Posted by on Jul 7th, 2014

    Australian channel airs never-before-seen footage of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the events of the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed. His defense team say the footage was obtained illegally. It shows Pistorius walking around on his stumps… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 30/06/2014
    Posted by on Jun 30th, 2014

    South Africa does not have laws that clearly define the terms “free range” or “organic”. This leaves retailers to use their own interpretations and audit systems of what ‘free range’ is. MD of Elgin Free… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 17/06/2014
    Posted by on Jun 17th, 2014

    Michael Schumacher is out of coma. The seven time world Formula One champion is now able to breathe without assistance and that his waking periods had become progressively longer [Telegraph] More Cape Town school girls… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 09/06/2014
    Posted by on Jun 9th, 2014

    A computer has for the first time ever passed the Turing Test for artificial intelligence. The test  requires that computers prove they are indistinguishable from humans by convincing  30 per cent of human interrogators in… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 2/06/2014
    Posted by on Jun 2nd, 2014

    Flying camera drones banned in South Africa with immediate effect [Channel 24] Malema brands DA leader Helen Zill “the number-one racist” in South Africa [iol] Pirate Bay founder arrested in Sweden for copyright violations [NDTV]… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 26/05/2014
    Posted by on May 26th, 2014

    NY Post newspaper article covering the Kim Kardashian and Kanye West wedding over the weekend. Nailed it. [NY Post] Jacob Zuma announces new cabinet. Pravin Gordhan removed from the key finance ministry and replaced him… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 19/05/2014
    Posted by on May 19th, 2014

    Zuma’s nephew swimming in oil billions. Khulubuse Zuma, whose uncle is President Jacob Zuma, owns an oil fortune of R100bn in the Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC ) which he allegedly acquired through the… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday edition 8/05/2014
    Posted by on May 8th, 2014

    Live election results from Elections Day 2014 as they are released by the IEC [News24] Julius Malema is almost guaranteed a place in South Africa’s fifth democratic Parliament [SABC] The SPCA campaign that fits under… Read More »