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#South Africa

# south-africa - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 Kiwi refs appointed to Ireland's opening November Tests It's Official

Kiwi refs appointed to Ireland's opening November Tests

Meanwhile, Frank Murphy will run the line for Wales’ biggest games next month.

# south-africa - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The42 This is the new jersey Ireland will wear against South Africa in November I Got Stripes

This is the new jersey Ireland will wear against South Africa in November

Suck in that gut and tighten the belt.

# south-africa - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 Stuart Lancaster on South Africa, Cian Healy and a crucial six weeks for Leinster Senior Coach

Stuart Lancaster on South Africa, Cian Healy and a crucial six weeks for Leinster

“It has been a difficult start but the key period for us now is this next block.”

# south-africa - Saturday 23 September, 2017

From The42 Leo Cullen bemoans Leinster discipline after big defeat to Cheetahs On Tour

Leo Cullen bemoans Leinster discipline after big defeat to Cheetahs

The Irish province were well beaten last night.

# south-africa - Friday 22 September, 2017

From The42 Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs Big Scalp

Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs

Barry Daly’s hat-trick was in vain as the hosts recorded a famous win.

From The42 All Blacks confirm Israel Dagg is out for the season with a knee injury Rehab

All Blacks confirm Israel Dagg is out for the season with a knee injury

Israel Dagg will spend the rest of 2017 resting a knee injury after a stop-start year for the All Blacks and Crusaders.

# south-africa - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 50 up for JVDF as Kiwi pair return for Leinster after South African visa issue Rotation

50 up for JVDF as Kiwi pair return for Leinster after South African visa issue

A foot injury will keep James Ryan out of action this week and also for the province’s return to the RDS.

# south-africa - Monday 18 September, 2017

From The42 Leinster unfazed by altitude challenge as they prepare for the Cheetahs Pro14

Leinster unfazed by altitude challenge as they prepare for the Cheetahs

Leo Cullen’s squad arrived in Cape Town yesterday and will train there ahead of Friday’s Pro14 clash in Bloemfontein.

# south-africa - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From The42 Leinster power past Southern Kings in first-ever Pro14 clash on South African soil Easy

Leinster power past Southern Kings in first-ever Pro14 clash on South African soil

Leo Cullen’s charges ran in five tries at a disappointingly empty Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

From The42 Ruthless All Blacks humiliate Springboks with record-breaking shutout Black Ops This post contains videos

Ruthless All Blacks humiliate Springboks with record-breaking shutout

New Zealand scored eight tries in Albany to move a step closer to another Rugby Championship triumph.

# south-africa - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The42 Kane Hames gets his first start as All Blacks make 7 changes for Springboks Kane Is Able

Kane Hames gets his first start as All Blacks make 7 changes for Springboks

New Zealand take on South Africa in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.

# south-africa - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From The42 Pat Lambie officially released from SARU contract but can still be selected by Springboks Bon Voyage

Pat Lambie officially released from SARU contract but can still be selected by Springboks

Lambie has struggled with concussion-related injuries since a collision with CJ Stander.

# south-africa - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From The42 Expansion east and west still on the table for Pro14 as they chase TV funds Room For More

Expansion east and west still on the table for Pro14 as they chase TV funds

Germany is becoming an increasingly viable option for Pro14 CEO Martin Anayi.

# south-africa - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From The42 Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests Southern Discomfort

Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests

Allister Coetzee briefly eased the pressure with three wins over Les Bleus, but France are a very poor state.

# south-africa - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model

Gabriella Engels, aged 20, said she had been attacked with an electrical extension cord.

# south-africa - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

South African president survives no-confidence motion ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

# south-africa - Monday 7 August, 2017

South African deputy minister accused of assaulting women in nightclub

The alleged incident took place in northern Johannesburg.

# south-africa - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The42 South Africa's Cheetahs will travel to Ulster for Pro14 opener Northern Exposure

South Africa's Cheetahs will travel to Ulster for Pro14 opener

The Cheetahs get their first taste of their new competition on 1 September.

# south-africa - Saturday 29 July, 2017

46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds

An inquest at the time said Ahmed Timol died by suicide. A review of the case now, however, is telling a different story.

# south-africa - Monday 24 July, 2017

South African girl, 9, becomes only the third child to be 'functionally cured' of HIV

The patient still has HIV in her system but it is so weakened that it cannot replicate or spread.

# south-africa - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The42 More teams, bigger markets: PRO12 embrace 'the art of the possible' with South Africa plan Expansion Pack

More teams, bigger markets: PRO12 embrace 'the art of the possible' with South Africa plan

Shareholders in PRO will reportedly meet on Tuesday, and IFU boss Philip Browne does not feel that short notice will be an issue if the league opts to adopt the Cheetahs and Kings.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Rampant Springboks outscore France by four tries to complete whitewash A Class Apart

Rampant Springboks outscore France by four tries to complete whitewash

South Africa won the series 3-0.

# south-africa - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 New-look Springboks ease pressure on Coetzee with win over France Spring Break

New-look Springboks ease pressure on Coetzee with win over France

After losing eight of 12 Tests last season, South Africa received a much-needed boost in Pretoria.

# south-africa - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

EU investigates if company increased cancer drug prices by 'several hundred percent'

In Italy in 2016, Aspen Pharma increased the price of five “life-saving and irreplaceable” drugs by between 300% and 1,500%.

# south-africa - Friday 12 May, 2017

Robert Mugabe isn't falling asleep at events - he's 'just resting his eyes'

“The President cannot suffer bright lights,” a spokesperson said about the 93-year-old.

# south-africa - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 'We know they will be tough': All Blacks coach on drawing Springboks at Rugby World Cup Bring It On

'We know they will be tough': All Blacks coach on drawing Springboks at Rugby World Cup

Steve Hansen expects South Africa and Italy to provide stern tests, but was “okay” with the draw.

# south-africa - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The42 Former Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has been overlooked for the South Africa job Bafana Bafana

Former Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has been overlooked for the South Africa job

Roberto Mancini and Lothar Matthaus were also said to have applied for the role, but all have been snubbed.

# south-africa - Monday 24 April, 2017

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

# south-africa - Friday 21 April, 2017

Twenty children killed in bus crash in South Africa

Many children were trapped inside the bus and most of the fatalities were declared dead at the site of the accident.

# south-africa - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From The42 South Africa, Australia to lose teams in revamped Super Rugby Changes

South Africa, Australia to lose teams in revamped Super Rugby

The drastic restructure comes amid financial losses and widespread fan discontent over the confusing and unbalanced competition.

# south-africa - Saturday 25 March, 2017

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

The donkey gelatin industry is said to be worth millions of dollars in China, which is now looking to Africa to satisfy new demand.

# south-africa - Monday 13 March, 2017

Mum appears in court over alleged 'fake kidnap' of baby that caused manhunt across South Africa Siwaphiwe Mbambo This post contains videos

Mum appears in court over alleged 'fake kidnap' of baby that caused manhunt across South Africa

The woman had claimed her car was hijacked with her baby inside.

# south-africa - Sunday 26 February, 2017

This South African 'baby bin' takes in infants who've been abandoned by their parents Nowhere Else To Go This post contains images

This South African 'baby bin' takes in infants who've been abandoned by their parents

A total of 64 babies were taken in by the centre in Johannesburg last year.

# south-africa - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The42 'He was the first guy I looked up to as a youngster': Stander on van der Westhuizen He'll Be Missed This post contains videos

'He was the first guy I looked up to as a youngster': Stander on van der Westhuizen

The late former Springbok captain made quite an impression on the Ireland flanker.

# south-africa - Saturday 4 February, 2017

South Africa legend Joost van der Westhuizen 'in critical condition' in hospital

The World Cup winning scrum-half is fighting motor neurone disease.

# south-africa - Friday 20 January, 2017

First Dates star admits bombarding chef Dylan McGrath with disturbing messages

Daphney Sanasie, a model from South Africa, has pleaded guilty to harassing McGrath in 2015.

# south-africa - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From The42 Ulster's South African lock completes move to Cardiff Reshuffling

Ulster's South African lock completes move to Cardiff

Franco van der Merwe will leave at the end of the season having joined the province in 2014.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa

“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.

# south-africa - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Joe Dolan was on a UN blacklist over a performance in South Africa

As were Foster and Allen.

# south-africa - Monday 26 December, 2016

Military veterans back in action saving South African rhinos from poachers

In 2008, less than 100 rhinos were poached in South Africa, but in recent years numbers have rocketed with nearly 1,200 killed in 2015 alone.

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