stompie

stompie

(ˈstɒmpɪ)
n
1. a cigarette butt
2. a short man
3. pick up stompies to come late to a conversation and so misunderstand what is being discussed
[from Afrikaans stomp stump]
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A year later, 14-year-old Stompie Moeketsi was found with his throat slit, and Winnie was charged but later acquitted of his murder.
She has also failed to shake off allegations of kidnap, assault and the murder of the 14-year-old ANC activist Stompie Moeketsi.
With her authoritarian leadership style, populist inclinations and her perceived complicity in the murder of Stompie Sepei, who was murdered by the Winnie Mandela soccer team that also acted as her body guard, because he was thought to be an informer for the Apartheid government, the Women's League had to forego their stance on progressive feminist issues and became 'moribund and ineffectual' and 'very much a thing of the past' (Geisler 2000:613, 616).
Stompie Shiels, head of business development at ARM, stated that the firm was expected to have an increased the amount of iron ore produced at its Khumani mine to 18 million tons per annum by 2013 but this target will not be achieved because of insufficient railway capacity.
because her darkness was somehow inside her and how the hell do you light a stompie candle there?
El mas conocido fue el asesinato, en 1989, de Stompie Seipei, un joven de 14 anos.
Under apartheid, she was convicted of kidnapping Stompie Moeketsi, 14, who was later found beaten to death in Soweto.
For instance, he delves into the accusations of Winnie's involvement with the death of Stompie Seipei, the Mandela United Football Club scandal, and her infidelities.
And when a comrade suggests that Nelson Mandela was complicit in a cover-up of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's involvement in the murder of Stompie Seipei, she insists that she does not want to hear about it (1998:224).
One of the four, 14-year-old Stompie Moeketsi, later died from his injuries.
In 1991, the same year she faced kidnapping and assault charges (involving the death of the 14-year-old Stompie Seipei), she was elected as chairperson of the ANC Women's League in Gauteng.
IN 1991, Winnie Mandela was convicted for her role in the kidnap and assault of Stompie Moeketsi.