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    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 23/05/2016
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2016

    Jacob Zuma to hear today if 800 corruption charges will be reinstated. South African state prosecutors will Monday respond to a court ruling that President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges [Daily Maverick]… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 16/05/2016
    Posted by on May 16th, 2016

    SA finance minister Pravin Gordhan faces ‘imminent arrest’. The Hawks want Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to be prosecuted for “espionage” in a case related to the activities of the South African Revenue Service “rogue unit”… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 9/05/2016
    Posted by on May 9th, 2016

    ‘Someone is trying to kill me’ – Thuli Madonsela. The public protector is living in fear for her life after she was warned that a prominent Western Cape gang boss had been paid to arrange… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday Edition 03/05/2016
    Posted by on May 3rd, 2016

    Leicester FC crowned English Premier League champions for the first time after a fairytale season despite 5000-1 odds. Second place Spurs drew with Chelsea handing Leicester the title with two games still to go in… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday Edition 28/04/2016
    Posted by on Apr 28th, 2016

    Mandela statue unveiled in Palestine. At 4pm on Tuesday, a 6m, R6 million bronze statue, a gift from the City of Johannesburg, was unveiled at the newly renamed Nelson Mandela Square in the Al-Tireh neighbourhood… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 25/04/2016
    Posted by on Apr 25th, 2016

    Prince dead aged 67. The singer was treated for a drug overdose 6 days before his death [TMZ] EXPOSED: How arms dealer Thales bankrolled Zuma [TimesLIVE] Malema: I don’t have ambitions to become a president… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 18/04/2016
    Posted by on Apr 18th, 2016

    Operation exit Zuma: Top ANC leaders driving secret plan. A bold exit plan is being crafted behind the scenes to remove President Jacob Zuma from Luthuli House and the Union Buildings immediately after the local… Read More »

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

    ANC veterans are calling on President Jacob Zuma to step down [Sunday Times] Motion to impeach Jacob Zuma to be debated by South African parliament [Guardian] A huge leak of 11.5 million documents from a… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 29/03/2016
    Posted by on Mar 29th, 2016

    For more than two weeks Pikitup workers in Johannesburg have been on an illegal strike. City of Joburg urges residents to ‘pick it up’ themselves [eNCA] Easter suicide bombing of a public park in Lahore… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 22/03/2016
    Posted by on Mar 22nd, 2016

    New Miss SA 2016 crowned. Ntandoyenkosi Kunene has been crowned Miss South Africa 2016 [eNCA] Zuma to lead ANC in Gupta meeting. O_o [BD Live] ‘No ordinary robbery’ at Helen Suzman Foundation. A group of… Read More »