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    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 21/11/2016
    Posted by on Nov 21st, 2016

    Springboks lose to Italy for the first time in history. Nick Mallett says South African rugby is in a ‘low, depressing, terrible place’ [Stuff.nz] Zuma prepares for showdown with veterans. President Jacob Zuma will on… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 14/11/2016
    Posted by on Nov 14th, 2016

    UFC 205: Conor McGregor knocks out Eddie Alvarez in round two to claim historic second title [Telegraph] ‘Utter devastation’ after earthquake in New Zealand. A powerful earthquake that rocked New Zealand early on Monday triggered… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 7/11/2016
    Posted by on Nov 7th, 2016

    America votes tomorrow Tuesday, November 8). Here’s a non-Americans’ guide to the US elections [CNN] Economists estimate this is how much the rand will improve if Zuma resigned today. An almost immediate improvement of 10%… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 31/10/2016
    Posted by on Oct 31st, 2016

    Des Van Rooyen visited Guptas 7 days in a row prior to appointment as finance minister [Sunday Times] The FBI has acquired a warrant to investigate emails found on the laptop of a former aide… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 24/10/2016
    Posted by on Oct 24th, 2016

    Mamelodi Sundowns crowned kings of Africa. Mamelodi Sundowns are the 2016 CAF Champions League title winners after claimed a 3-1 victory over Zamalek [EWN] ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu makes shocking proposal: the party’s top… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 17/10/2016
    Posted by on Oct 17th, 2016

    Finance minister Pravin Gordhan drops massive Gupta bombshell. Details of “suspicious” bank transactions by Gupta-owned companies totalling almost R7bn [News24] HERE IT IS: The full list of 72 ‘dodgy’ Gupta transactions [News 24] Sars lawyers… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 10/10/2016
    Posted by on Oct 10th, 2016

    Oilgate: Auditor General reported billions went missing in the unsanctioned sale of SA’s Strategic Fuel Reserves, yet there’s not even a whiff of an investigation from the Hawks or NPA [Fin24] Spy boss part of… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 03/10/2016
    Posted by on Oct 3rd, 2016

    No sign of Zuma home loan. There is no trace of a home loan in the name of President Jacob Zuma in order to repay his Nkandla debt of R7.8m [City Press] SA’s girl’s book… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 26/09/2016
    Posted by on Sep 26th, 2016

    Zuma’s brother says the President must resign or risk being killed [Sunday Times] SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng this week scored himself a massive R11.4 million bonus and has kept his job as CEO [News24] SA’s… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 19/09/2016
    Posted by on Sep 19th, 2016

    Kwaito star Mandoza has died aged 38. Last week his family confirmed he was being treated at home for a brain tumour [eNCA] New York explosion: 29 injured in ‘intentional bomb blast’, with second device… Read More »