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#South Africa

# south-africa - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The42 Healy believes he needs big finish to season to make Irish squad for South Africa Matt Finish

Healy believes he needs big finish to season to make Irish squad for South Africa

The first priority is helping Connacht into a first ever Pro12 semi-final.

# south-africa - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 Rivals in Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid, South Africa's 2023 hopes are in jeopardy

# south-africa - Sunday 24 April, 2016

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre

The monkeys had been kept in cages for the entertainment of people coming to buy plants at the centre.

# south-africa - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The42 'We can't play on the Munster name any more, the fear factor isn't there' - Stander Into The West

'We can't play on the Munster name any more, the fear factor isn't there' - Stander

The back-rower admits that revenge will be on his team-mates’ minds when they tackle Connacht at the Sportsground on Saturday night.

# south-africa - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 South Africa set to finally confirm new boss after bizarre delay About Time

South Africa set to finally confirm new boss after bizarre delay

Allister Coetzee is expected to become the second black coach of the Springboks

# south-africa - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The42 Ex-Stormers boss Coetzee to take over Springboks ahead of Ireland Tests Ally Oop

Ex-Stormers boss Coetzee to take over Springboks ahead of Ireland Tests

South Africa’s next head coach will be announced on 12 April after SARU’s general council ratified its preferred candidate.

# south-africa - Thursday 31 March, 2016

South African president used taxpayer cash for swimming pool and amphitheatre

The country’s top court delivered a damning verdict on Zuma’s conduct today.

# south-africa - Saturday 26 March, 2016

From The42 South Africa midfielder with a truly sensational goal from inside his own half Long Range This post contains videos

South Africa midfielder with a truly sensational goal from inside his own half

Hlompho Kekana found the back of the net from 65 yards but Bafana Bafana remain without an AFCON qualification win after drawing 2-2 in Cameroon.

# south-africa - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Springbok skipper Du Preez brings curtain down on outstanding rugby career True Champion This post contains videos

Springbok skipper Du Preez brings curtain down on outstanding rugby career

The World Cup winner played 76 Test matches for South Africa.

# south-africa - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 The42 Six Nations Show: Trevor Hogan and Murray Kinsella reflect on Ireland’s campaign 6 Nations

The42 Six Nations Show: Trevor Hogan and Murray Kinsella reflect on Ireland’s campaign

And we pick the team for the tour of South Africa.

# south-africa - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From The42 CJ Stander no longer playing like he’s got something to prove Just Right For Us

CJ Stander no longer playing like he’s got something to prove

The big back row also told us of the ‘massive’ St Patrick’s Day celebrations he used to see in South Africa.

# south-africa - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Scholarships for virgins: ‘Abstaining from sex will change my future’

One South African mayor is offering scholarships to female students who can prove they are virgins.

# south-africa - Friday 11 March, 2016

From The42 ‘I’m never going to be an Irishman, but I can try my best’ – Stander Convert

‘I’m never going to be an Irishman, but I can try my best’ – Stander

CJ Stander is learning exactly how demanding Test rugby is.

# south-africa - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Woman found guilty of 1997 baby kidnap

A coincidence reunited the girl with her biological family.

# south-africa - Monday 7 March, 2016

Watch: Boy-racer ostrich gives cyclists a run for their money Speed Racer This post contains videos

Watch: Boy-racer ostrich gives cyclists a run for their money

The competitive bird joined up with cyclists preparing for the Cape Argus Tour in South Africa.

# south-africa - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

‘We ran everywhere in the hospital. The baby was nowhere to be found’

The mother of a baby who went missing, but was found as an adult, has been giving evidence in court.

# south-africa - Monday 22 February, 2016

Woman on trial for stealing baby, 18 years after snatching newborn

Zephany Nurse was reunited with her birth family after unwittingly getting to know her biological sister.

# south-africa - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Wildlife park worker mauled to death by lioness

The lioness was later put down.

# south-africa - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Soldier buried under eight metres of snow found alive after six days

Nine of his colleagues died in the accident.

# south-africa - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From The42 Handre Pollard ruled out of South Africa’s summer Test series against Ireland Broken Bok

Handre Pollard ruled out of South Africa’s summer Test series against Ireland

The 21-year-old out-half is facing a nine-month lay-off.

# south-africa - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Irish woman who died in South African yachting accident named

Rachel Daly (49) had been sailing in the yacht with her husband PJ.

# south-africa - Monday 1 February, 2016

Irish woman (49) dies in South Africa after yacht runs aground

A Scottish man also died in the incident.

# south-africa - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From The42 Decent knock: Paul Dunne keeps pace with leaders in Jo’burg despite this cricket style drive Cover Drive

# south-africa - Monday 11 January, 2016

Oscar Pistorius is not giving up on avoiding jail for murder

He’s appealing his murder conviction, but even if he fails he mightn’t be sentence to prison.

# south-africa - Monday 28 December, 2015

How race jokes are helping the healing process in post-Apartheid South Africa Apartheid Lols This post contains videos

How race jokes are helping the healing process in post-Apartheid South Africa

A number of comedians have taken the lead in joking about difficult issues.

# south-africa - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Seán Dunne’s wife won’t profit from the sale of luxury hotel

South Africa’s top court made the decision last week.

# south-africa - Friday 18 December, 2015

Chef loses battle to stay in New Zealand after being declared too fat

He and his wife have had applications to renew their work visas rejected because of his weight.

# south-africa - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius is going back to jail for murder. Here’s how justice was finally done

The 29-year-old athlete was found guilty of murder at an appeals court in South Africa today.

From The42 Heyneke Meyer walks away from Springboks job SPRUNG LOOSE

Heyneke Meyer walks away from Springboks job

Meyer guided South Africa to third in the World Cup, but was subjected to constant criticism about his side’s style of play.

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius will go back to jail after appeals court upgrades charge to murder.

# south-africa - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius cell shown to journalists in official prison tour

It comes as a South African appeals court prepares to rule on whether he should be sent back to prison.

# south-africa - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne has endured a tough start to life on the European Tour Dunne And Dusted

Paul Dunne has endured a tough start to life on the European Tour

Dunne was one of three Irish golfers who missed today’s cut at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

# south-africa - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The42 From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander Roots

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander

The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.

# south-africa - Friday 6 November, 2015

From The42 Here are the dates and venues for the Irish rugby team’s 2016 summer tour Boks Clever

Here are the dates and venues for the Irish rugby team’s 2016 summer tour

Ireland are off to face the Springboks next June.

# south-africa - Monday 2 November, 2015

Policemen in South Africa arrested after allegedly appearing on video shooting suspect dead

The footage was released in a Sunday newspaper yesterday.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The42 Matfield to captain Springboks in final game before retirement Last Stand

Matfield to captain Springboks in final game before retirement

Also, Ruan Pienaar is back in the starting line-up.

# south-africa - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From The42 Jean de Villiers may face Munster in the Champions Cup after signing with Leicester Tigers Familiar Face

Jean de Villiers may face Munster in the Champions Cup after signing with Leicester Tigers

De Villiers will join the Tigers on December 1.

# south-africa - Monday 26 October, 2015

From The42 7 key stats from the weekend’s Rugby World Cup semi-finals Numbers Game

7 key stats from the weekend’s Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Tackles, positive carries and line-out steals: every little helps.

# south-africa - Sunday 25 October, 2015

‘They brought us great joy’: Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon

It is believed that John and Lynette Rodgers drowned on the beach in South Africa.

The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth Hybrid Drug This post contains videos

The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth

Nyaope is hurting the most vulnerable.

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