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#South Africa

# south-africa - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From The42 Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement Horrified

Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement

The ban has been backdated and the Wasps man will be free to play from the start of the upcoming season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers

The operation will be one of the country’s largest ever elephant relocations.

# south-africa - Saturday 7 July, 2018

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions

Earlier this year, Cape Town came within weeks of forcing residents to queue for water rations at public stations as a result of a drought.

# south-africa - Friday 6 July, 2018

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

The men entered the game reserve armed with a rifle and an axe, and were found dismembered the following day.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

South African woman found alive in mortuary fridge

“We’re not in the business of declaring living people dead, we’re in the business of keeping people alive.”

# south-africa - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From The42 Jones: England back on road to being world's best All Smiles Now

Jones: England back on road to being world's best

After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.

# south-africa - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it' Pressure Drop

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'

The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.

# south-africa - Friday 15 June, 2018

From The42 England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell Losing Streak

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell

England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.

# south-africa - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

# south-africa - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From The42 Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa Team News

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa

The 27-year-old has been named on the bench by Eddie Jones, with Joe Launchbury missing out through injury.

# south-africa - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From The42 Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series Summer Tests

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series

Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn have both been ruled out.

# south-africa - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From The42 Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat Bad Start

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

# south-africa - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From The42 McNamara names five changes as Ireland U20s look to overcome Junior Springboks Team News

McNamara names five changes as Ireland U20s look to overcome Junior Springboks

Ireland take on South Africa tomorrow looking to get their World Rugby U20 Championship up and running.

# south-africa - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 Ben Te'o ruled out through injury as England make three changes for South Africa tour Switch It Up

Ben Te'o ruled out through injury as England make three changes for South Africa tour

Eddie Jones has been forced to bring in three replacements for the upcoming series against the Springboks.

# south-africa - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

# south-africa - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From The42 Pro14 rugby set for further expansion into South Africa Future Plans

Pro14 rugby set for further expansion into South Africa

It is understood two more South African sides will enter the competition for the 2019/20 season.

# south-africa - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster Time To Go

Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster

‘It is now time for us to head back to our family and friends in South Africa and start the next chapter of our lives.’

# south-africa - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The42 Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie Springback

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie

Adriaan Strauss says he would consider an offer to return to the South Africa national team seriously.

From The42 Time even catches up with Bryan Habana eventually: Springbok legend to retire Record Chaser

Time even catches up with Bryan Habana eventually: Springbok legend to retire

‘It’s been more than a year of hoping, trying, pushing and willing to get back on the field for one last time…’

# south-africa - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From The42 Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa Blow

Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa

England’s options for the summer are likely to be further restricted, with Jonathan Joseph ruled out for the season.

# south-africa - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From The42 Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports Worry

Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports

The 29-year-old has made just three starts and 10 substitute appearances in an injury-ravaged season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From The42 Pro14 expansion to US put on long finger as South Africa link strengthened Development

Pro14 expansion to US put on long finger as South Africa link strengthened

Chief executive of the competition, Martin Anayi, wants to reinforce the partnership following meetings in Bloemfontein.

# south-africa - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From The42 Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus Confident

Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus

South Africa’s coaches and players are aware of what they must do in the June internationals, according to Rassie Erasmus.

# south-africa - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

# south-africa - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The42 Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash Doddie Weir

Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash

Australia, Tonga and South Africa will also play Tests against Wales in November, the WRU has revealed.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The42 The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring Magician

The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring

Juan Martin Hernandez is set to hang up his boots.

# south-africa - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81 RIP

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

The anti-apartheid campaigner was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years.

From The42 Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come Tour

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come

The belief in Munster’s squad has been greatly boosted by their win over Toulon at Thomond Park.

# south-africa - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Self-testing kits and vending machine drugs are helping South Africa's battle against HIV

7.1 million people live with HIV in South Africa.

# south-africa - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From The42 Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game' Cheat Scandal

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Warner used social media to issue a statement on Thursday after being suspended for a year.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From The42 Here's all you need to know about the Australian cricket scandal Review

Here's all you need to know about the Australian cricket scandal

We take a look at the chain of events and subsequent fallout from the incident.

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling

Magistrate Pravina Raghoonandan says Momberg did not show any remorse.

# south-africa - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From The42 Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal Foul Play

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal

Opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play after escaping suspension though.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa Just Not Cricket This post contains videos

Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa

Cameron Bancroft appeared to rub the ball with a yellow item, which was then returned to his pocket before being dropped down the front of his trousers.

# south-africa - Friday 16 March, 2018

Former South African president Zuma facing prosecution on corruption charges

Zuma resigned as South African president last month after his party the ANC threatened to remove him from office.

# south-africa - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From The42 'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count Half A World Away

'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count

While the rest of the Pro14 schedule has been snowed under, Connacht will face a formidable task at altitude in Bloemfontein.

# south-africa - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Everton, Spurs, Ajax and Dortmund midfielder Pienaar hangs up his boots Happy Retirement

Ex-Everton, Spurs, Ajax and Dortmund midfielder Pienaar hangs up his boots

The former South Africa captain has called time on his career at the age of 35.

# south-africa - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From prison to the rich list: Who is South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?

Nelson Mandela once described Ramaphosa as one of the most gifted leaders of the “new generation” of anti-apartheid campaigners.

# south-africa - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president after ANC party threatened his removal

“I don’t fear exiting political office.”

# south-africa - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports

Jacob Zuma has refused to resign, local media reported.

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