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#South Africa

# south-africa - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From The42 South Africa’s participation in the Rugby World Cup could be in doubt Say It Ain't So

South Africa’s participation in the Rugby World Cup could be in doubt

A political party are seeking a court order to have them kicked out.

# south-africa - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 Leinster lose another for the World Cup after Springboks include Kirchner Leinster's Loss

Leinster lose another for the World Cup after Springboks include Kirchner

Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar is also included in the squad.

# south-africa - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The42 Three Irish forwards make Bakkies Botha’s World Cup dream team Seal Of Approval This post contains videos

Three Irish forwards make Bakkies Botha’s World Cup dream team

No other northern hemisphere players feature, however.

# south-africa - Monday 24 August, 2015

“He killed her. He admits he killed her.” – Reeva Steenkamp’s parents in face of Pistorius release

Barry and June Steenkamp say Oscar Pistorius killed their daughter tin a fit of rage.

# south-africa - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From The42 Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women’s Sevens tournament in Dublin Hometown Heroes

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women’s Sevens tournament in Dublin

Despite a loss to South Africa in today’s final Pool C clash, the Girls in Green are in the final eight,

# south-africa - Friday 21 August, 2015

Nelson Mandela’s grandson appears in court on rape charges

Mbuso Mandela, who is 24, is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl.

# south-africa - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now

The Olympian was scheduled to be released on Friday.

# south-africa - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Nelson Mandela’s grandson charged with child rape

Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old in a restaurant.

# south-africa - Thursday 13 August, 2015

It’s jail Oscar, but not as we know it – Pistorius freedom after 10 months makes a mockery of justice

The South African sentencing model may be an affront, but we would do well to remember the Irish system is equally flawed, writes criminologist John O’Keeffe.

# south-africa - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From The42 Meyer defends racist allegations and takes hatchet to team for Argentina rematch Ringing The Changes

Meyer defends racist allegations and takes hatchet to team for Argentina rematch

“I don’t look at colour, I look at the best players.”

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From The42 South African trade union launches explosive attack on ‘racist’ coach Heyneke Meyer Explosive

South African trade union launches explosive attack on ‘racist’ coach Heyneke Meyer

They claim “certain positions are still maintained for the white players”

# south-africa - Friday 7 August, 2015

From The42 Premiership club play down reports that they’re about to sign Victor Matfield Cold Water

Premiership club play down reports that they’re about to sign Victor Matfield

Is the Springbok legend heading to England?

# south-africa - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From The42 Analysis: All Blacks scrum showed its weakness against South Africa Weakness

Analysis: All Blacks scrum showed its weakness against South Africa

Tony Woodcock showed on Saturday that he’s there for the taking

# south-africa - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 All Blacks box clever and 5 more talking points from the Rugby Championship weekend Due South This post contains videos

All Blacks box clever and 5 more talking points from the Rugby Championship weekend

The big three were pretty impressive.

# south-africa - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The42 All Blacks outsmart South Africa with late line-out play in 5-try thriller Rugby Championship

All Blacks outsmart South Africa with late line-out play in 5-try thriller

We wouldn’t complain too much if these two met in the World Cup final.

# south-africa - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard

The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.

# south-africa - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Analysis: South African scrum control ruined by poor game management Front Row Union

Analysis: South African scrum control ruined by poor game management

South Africa lost control of the scrum by making too many subs, too early in the game.

‘Thanks for not eating me’: Shark survivor surfer hails ‘warrior’ mate who came to his rescue

The 34-year-old three-time world champion fought off a large shark during the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province on Sunday.

# south-africa - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The42 This little Australian kid absolutely lost the plot when they beat South Africa on Saturday A Glass Case Of Emotion This post contains videos

This little Australian kid absolutely lost the plot when they beat South Africa on Saturday

We’ve all been this little boy at some time in our lives.

# south-africa - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Jaw-dropping scene as pro surfer fends off shark during competition

“I just saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth.”

# south-africa - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Incredible drama in Brisbane after late Australia comeback beats Springboks

Tevita Kuridrani’s winning try touched the line by a whisker.

# south-africa - Friday 17 July, 2015

Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash

The accident happened as two commuter trains carrying workers home slammed into each other.

# south-africa - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 5 talking points ahead of this year’s Rugby Championship Talking Points

5 talking points ahead of this year’s Rugby Championship

New Zealand meet Argentina, while Australia host South Africa this weekend.

# south-africa - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From The42 Pienaar and ‘Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV Bakkies Home

Pienaar and ‘Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named an experimental midfield including the exciting 21-year-old Jesse Kriel.

# south-africa - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 One of Ireland’s expected RWC2023 hosting rivals has decided not to bid Race Is On

One of Ireland’s expected RWC2023 hosting rivals has decided not to bid

USA Rugby have confirmed they will not proceed with a formal bid.

# south-africa - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 Montpellier have confirmed the signing of a powerful pair of Springbok brothers Grunt

Montpellier have confirmed the signing of a powerful pair of Springbok brothers

Jannie and Bismarck du Plessis will be bringing their aggression to the Top 14 next season.

# south-africa - Monday 8 June, 2015

Anger as Pistorius to be freed on parole after 10 months behind bars

Reeva Steenkamp’s parents say “incarceration of 10 months for taking a life is simply not enough”.

# south-africa - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The42 Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid ‘record interest’ RWC2023

Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid ‘record interest’

Italy, South Africa, France and the USA will provide competition for the Irish bid.

# south-africa - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Lion that killed American tourist to be moved to another park

The park which remains open has come in for some criticism since the incident.

From The42 South Africa’s World Cup jersey is all style, science and very little Springbok Fashion Forwards

South Africa’s World Cup jersey is all style, science and very little Springbok

It’ll be the second nicest green jersey in England this autumn.

# south-africa - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Tourist killed after lion jumps through window of her car

Lion Park guarantees “super close-up animal views”. It has previously come under fire for allowing visitors to pet lion cubs.

# south-africa - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The42 The South African U20s are putting in serious prep for the World Championship next month Baby Boks

# south-africa - Friday 22 May, 2015

‘My life in Ireland is the normal tapestry of pleasure and pain – but the good far outweighs any bad’

It took me a little time to get used to a new culture, but I have discovered that Irish people love spreading happiness and positivity.

# south-africa - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid

“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”

# south-africa - Monday 18 May, 2015

Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached

The judge said the six-year sentence would be longer if Hewitt was charged at a younger age.

# south-africa - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Reeva Steenkamp’s mother says her daughter’s life is worth more than 10 months in jail

Oscar Pistorius could be out of jail in the summer.

# south-africa - Friday 15 May, 2015

Men who strangled nun with typewriter cord get life sentences

The accused “showed no remorse”.

# south-africa - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This guy didn’t know how long his sickly puppy would live, so he filmed her growing up The Pegasus Project

This guy didn’t know how long his sickly puppy would live, so he filmed her growing up

Pegasus’ story is going viral all across the world.

# south-africa - Monday 11 May, 2015

This drugs campaigner sparked up a joint live on the news

He began smoking during an interview on drug laws in the country.

# south-africa - Monday 4 May, 2015

South African man who ‘copied and pasted’ wife’s eulogy charged with murdering her

Christopher Panayiotou gave a “moving tribute” to his wife last week. Now he’s been charged with her murder.

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