• Category: Picking Up Stompies
    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 25/5/2015
    Posted by on May 25th, 2015

    Trevor Noah responds to a leading newspaper’s front page story that one of his family members died [Channel 24] Ireland becomes first country to legalise gay marriage by popular vote [The Guardian] More details emerge… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 18/05/2015
    Posted by on May 18th, 2015

    New SA regulations bring drones down to earth. The regulations include that no drones be operated above 120 or flown over any person within a 50 meter distance or directly overhead any person or group… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 11/5/2015
    Posted by on May 11th, 2015

    Mmusi Maimane elected as new DA leader. Mmusi Maimane has been elected as the new leader of the Democratic Alliance [TimesLIVE] Rhino poaching in South Africa at record levels following 18% rise in killings. In the… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 4/05/2015
    Posted by on May 4th, 2015

    Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao on unanimous decision. Round by round analysis [Sports Illustrated] Xenophobia reaches the Western Cape. An incident of xenophobia has occured near Paarl, where nine men were arrested for allegedly attacking… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Long Weekend Edition 28/04/2015
    Posted by on Apr 28th, 2015

    Nepal earthquake death toll climbs past 4000 with over 6500 injured and many more still missing. The massive magnitude-7.9 earthquake struck in Nepal with many buildings in the capital city of Kathmandu collapsing [The Guardian]… Read More »

    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 »