• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 26/01/2015
    Posted by on Jan 26th, 2015

    Miss Columbia, Paulina Vega, crowned Miss Universe 2015. Miss SA didn’t make the top 15 [Yahoo] 23 year old dies after being shot 4 times at Gardens Engen garage in Cape Town. Music fest man… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 19/01/2015
    Posted by on Jan 19th, 2015

    Pistorius family company named in price-fixing allegations. A company owned by the family of Oscar Pistorius has been hit by allegations of price-fixing since 1995 [Mail & Guardian] Malawi flood disaster. 200 dead and 200 000… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 12/01/2015
    Posted by on Jan 12th, 2015

    2,000 feared dead in Nigeria after Boko Haram’s ‘deadliest massacre’. Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies [The… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 6/01/2015
    Posted by on Jan 6th, 2015

    2 more women join lawsuit against Bill Cosby taking the number of women accusing the actor of sexual offences to 15 [City Press] “The risk of load-shedding is low to medium” says Eskom after people… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 22/12/2014
    Posted by on Dec 22nd, 2014

    President Zuma said he did nothing wrong with Nkandla. “There is not a single one (report) that found anything wrong that the president had done,” Zuma said, referring to himself in third person [iol] North… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday Edition 16/12/2014
    Posted by on Dec 16th, 2014

    Rare white rhino dies, now there are only 5 left on earth [News24] Helen Zille has slated Pope Francis for declining the Dalai Lama’s request to meet him, saying the leader of millions of Christians… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 15/12/2014
    Posted by on Dec 15th, 2014

    South Africa’s, Rolene Strauss wins the Miss World 2014 pageant. Been 40 years since a SA contestant won [Source] 6th hour of a possible terrorist hostage siege in central Sydney at a Lindt cafe. As… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 8/12/2014
    Posted by on Dec 8th, 2014

    Eskom total blackout warning. Over the weekend Eskom implemented stage 3 load shedding, and Etzinger highlighted that there is still the option to move to stage 4 if needed. However, if Eskom does not manage… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 1/12/2014
    Posted by on Dec 1st, 2014

    Steve Hofmeyr beaten by puppet in magistrate’s court. The court has set aside an interim protection order obtained by Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr against puppet Chester Missing [TimesLive] A Taliban strike in Kabul killed a… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 24/11/2014
    Posted by on Nov 24th, 2014

    Vincent Bones – a former homeless street kid wins Idols SA 2014 [Channel 24] ISIS recruiting in SA. An estimated 140 South Africans have reportedly joined the Islamic State (ISIS) insurgency to fight in Iraq and… Read More »