• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    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 »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 17/11/2014
    Posted by on Nov 17th, 2014

    Dr Matt Taylor’s sexist shirt and the day political correctness officially went mad. Matt Taylor, the man who helped put a rocket on a comet, choked back tears as he apologised for wearing a risqué… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 10/11/2014
    Posted by on Nov 10th, 2014

    Hunt for Claremont motorist in sjambok attack. A young Cape Town gardener’s trip to work came to a violent end when he was sjambokked in broad daylight by a motorist – who at first attempted… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 27/10/2014
    Posted by on Oct 27th, 2014

    Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead over a cellphone. According to unconfirmed reports, Meyiwa was at his girlfriend’s home in Vosloorus, Gauteng, when a man demanded his cellphone and opened… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 20/10/2014
    Posted by on Oct 20th, 2014

    Glorious headline from the Sunday Times. The ANC has confirmed that Zuma will avoid taking direct questions from opposition MPs until Julius Malema and his firebrand supporters have been tamed [TimesLIVE] 5th Cape Town shopping… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 13/10/2014
    Posted by on Oct 13th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius back in court today to recieve his sentence. Pistorius faces as much as 15 years or could dodge a jail term altogether with a non-custodial sentence after being found guilty on the equivalent… Read More »