• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 13/04/2015
    Posted by on Apr 13th, 2015

    Helen Zille bows out as DA leader. Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille announced that she will not be available for re-election as DA leader [News24] The Ghandi statue in Johannesburg has been vandalised with white… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 8/04/2015
    Posted by on Apr 8th, 2015

    Naked statue of Jacob Zuma holding a sex toy erected on Lion’s Head in Cape Town [News24] Cape Town teen girl pulled off flight was trying to join ISIS [News24] Rhodes to wreckage – other… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 30/03/2015
    Posted by on Mar 30th, 2015

    The Proteas exit from the World Cup has been clouded in controversy following allegations that there was selection interference in the team that took to the field in the semifinal against New Zealand. Allegations that… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 16/03/2015
    Posted by on Mar 16th, 2015

    The world’s first successful penile transplant has been completed in South Africa. Cape Town doctors have achieved what they call the world’s first successful penile transplant operation [EWN] Minister of Public Service and Administration Collins… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 09/03/2015
    Posted by on Mar 9th, 2015

    Tributes pour in after one of South Africa’s top helicopter pilots was killed when his helicopter crashed while fighting the wildfire at Cape Point over the weekend [iol] 3 dead and 29 injured in Franschhoek bus… Read More »

    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 »