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    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 29/08/2016
    Posted by on Aug 29th, 2016

    Swine flu outbreak in the Western Cape. WC Health Department says it’s following up on reports of a swine flu outbreak [EWN] Guptas to sell SA businesses. The controversial politically-connected Gupta family announced on Saturday… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 15/08/2016
    Posted by on Aug 15th, 2016

    Internet has a meltdown over US President Barack Obama’s daughter allegedly caught smoking weed [Times LIVE] Zuma friend’s R550m bonanza. Mystery surrounds payments in excess of R550 million to a known ANC benefactor and friend… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 08/08/2016
    Posted by on Aug 8th, 2016

    South Africa’s local government election summary. Who won what where. The ANC was left bruised and the DA energised, while the EFF emerged as kingmakers following one of the most hotly-contested elections in post-democratic South… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday Edition 04/08/2016
    Posted by on Aug 4th, 2016

    SA election 2016 live updates. Early days yet, but that’s the results in the major metros as of 7.30am this morning. Here’s the current live voting result map tracker [News24] US plane delivers $400 million… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 01/08/2017
    Posted by on Aug 1st, 2016

    Did Donald Trump Leak Nude Photographs of his wife Melania? [Gawker] The Cape Town teen filmed killing a dog is gunned down. The 17-year-old boy, who was charged with animal cruelty after he and seven… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 25/07/2016
    Posted by on Jul 25th, 2016

    The JSE said on Sunday that a computer glitch caused it to claim foreigners had invested R98.1bn in SA over three months to July when they had actually divested R36.35bn [BD Live] Convicted paedophile who… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 18/07/2016
    Posted by on Jul 18th, 2016

    One of Pakistan’s most famous and controversial social media stars, has been strangled to death by her brother becuase of her provocative Facebook posts. ‘I’m not embarrassed. Of course I strangled her': Arrested brother of… Read More »

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

    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… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 04/07/2016
    Posted by on Jul 4th, 2016

    Zuma family pleads poverty. Zumas are not wealthy people,” President Jacob Zuma’s younger brother Michael told the Sunday Times in an emotional interview this week. His comments come after the National Treasury on Monday slapped… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 27/016/2016
    Posted by on Jun 27th, 2016

    Britain, Europe scramble to contain Brexit crisis [News24] Spy tapes: Court dismisses Zuma’s corruption charges appeal [TimesLIVE] British politics in disarray; Scotland hopes to block Brexit. Britain faced unending political chaos on Sunday as Scotland’s… Read More »