• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 24/08/2015
    Posted by on Aug 24th, 2015

    11 people now reported dead after Shorehaim airshow crash [Sunday Mirror] Unit Six at Medupi power station finally goes online. South Africa’s newest coal power station is now fully operational after years of delay. It… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 17/08/2015
    Posted by on Aug 17th, 2015

    Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison this week. World media will again focus its attention on Pretoria this week as disgraced Olympian Oscar Pistorius is released from prison [TimesLIVE] The 6th astronaut to walk… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 11/08/2015
    Posted by on Aug 11th, 2015

    EFF members dismantled and set alight a tent used by controversial “snake pastor”. The political party had wanted to force the pastor to eat rodents and snakes [News24] Shocking Johannesburg school corruption charges against ex-principal… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 3/08/2015
    Posted by on Aug 3rd, 2015

    Tokyo Sexwale to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president? [Reuters] Zimbabwe autorities have banned big game hunting after a second lion was poached on Saturday. Initial reprts that it was the brother of Cecil the… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 20/07/2015
    Posted by on Jul 20th, 2015

    Australian surfer Mick Fanning fends off attack from great white shark during final of the J-Bay Open in SA. The event was being broadcast live at the time. Fanning was uninjured. Watch the video HERE.… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 13/07/2015
    Posted by on Jul 13th, 2015

    Bill Cosby’s wife says that women consented to drugs and sex with him [NY Post] Hijacked Cape Town man, Chad Baron, dies. 26 years old Strandfontein resident Cahd Baron who was hijacked, stabbed multiple times… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 6/07/2015
    Posted by on Jul 6th, 2015

    Greece debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer. Greece’s governing Syriza party had campaigned for a “No”, saying the bailout terms were humiliating. Their opponents warned that this could see Greece ejected from the eurozone… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 29/06/2013
    Posted by on Jun 29th, 2015

    Greece crisis deepens as banks and most ATM’s close for the next week. On Monday morning Greeks will find their savings blocked and their banks closed for a week following a fateful weekend that has… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 22/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 22nd, 2015

    Cape Town’s sewage debacle not flushing away. A probe has revealed Environmental Affairs is clueless on how much sewage is being pumped into the sea [EWN] The missing Karoo lion has been spotted 3km away… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Public Holiday Edition 17/06/2015
    Posted by on Jun 17th, 2015

    Donald Trump announces he is running for US president [Business Insider] Shielded by the authorities, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan flew out of South Africa on Monday morning aboard his presidential jet, just hours… Read More »