• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 02/03/2015
    Posted by on Mar 2nd, 2015

    Multiple fires rage in Cape Town above Muizenberg and Noordhoek. The blaze broke out on Sunday and, fanned by strong winds, spread rapidly overnight. Over 100 firefighters are still battling the fire [EWN] Leonard Nimoy who… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 23/02/2015
    Posted by on Feb 23rd, 2015

    Oscars 2015: The complete winners list [Mashable] SA government departments blows R30 BILLION on consultants in past year. National and provincial government departments have spent more than R30 billion on consultants in the past financial year… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 16/02/2015
    Posted by on Feb 16th, 2015

    Foreign nationals will not be allowed to own land in South Africa. The regulation of land holdings bill will be submitted to parliament this year and foreigners will only be allowed to lease land, not… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 09/02/2015
    Posted by on Feb 9th, 2015

    Shocking evidence emerges in Stellenbosch axe-attack case. Evidence has emerged that Henri van Breda, the 20-year-old survivor of the gruesome Stellenbosch axe attack, only called emergency services four hours after the attack took place and… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 02/02/2015
    Posted by on Feb 2nd, 2015

    SABC’s well-known Top Billing Presenter Simba Mhere has died in a car accident. RIP big guy. [SABC] Simba Mhere crash: Driver charged with culpable homicide [City Press] Koeberg nuclear power station loses half its capacity. A… Read More »

    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 »