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#South Africa

# south-africa - Friday 13 March, 2015

World’s first successful long-term penis transplant has been carried out

The operation was carried out in December and the patient has returned to full function.

Green-lighted appeal could mean more jail time for Pistorius

The Paralympian had attempted to stop the appeal of his acquittal on murder charges.

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# south-africa - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This TV reporter was robbed on camera by the most brazen muggers ever Mugged

# south-africa - Friday 6 March, 2015

‘Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence

Salvation Army is using the now iconic dress in an awareness campaign.

# south-africa - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From The42 South Africa are now an official rival for Ireland in 2023 World Cup bid BOK OFF

South Africa are now an official rival for Ireland in 2023 World Cup bid

The SARU are hoping persistence pays off as they enter the bidding for the fourth straight tournament.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The42 Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat Reality Check

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat

Ireland slip to fourth in Pool B after this morning’s loss.

From The42 Ireland’s biggest challenge awaits but ‘no fear’ mentality needed against South Africa CWC15

Ireland’s biggest challenge awaits but ‘no fear’ mentality needed against South Africa

Phil Simmons’ side continue their World Cup campaign tonight.

# south-africa - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Kevin Phelan narrowly misses out on Joburg Open title but pockets €80,000 So Close

# south-africa - Friday 27 February, 2015

Baby kidnapped days after birth reunited with parents 17 years later

Pupils at the teenager’s school noticed similarities between her and a younger biological sister.

# south-africa - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Zuma: I’m not racist, white people won’t be chased out of South Africa

However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.

# south-africa - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 Will there be a better catch at this year’s Cricket World Cup? Howzat?

Will there be a better catch at this year’s Cricket World Cup?

What an effort from Zimbabwe’s Craig Ervine

# south-africa - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 Two-year ban for South African rugby player after positive test for steroids Drugs In Rugby

Two-year ban for South African rugby player after positive test for steroids

Gerbrandt Grobler has admitted his guilt and will not contest the sanction.

# south-africa - Monday 2 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

# south-africa - Friday 30 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Bertie Ahern, the Dáil walkout and restrictions on E-cigarettes.

‘Prime Evil’ apartheid-era murderer given parole

Eugene De Kock was sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years in prison for his activities as head of the infamous Vlakplaas police death squad.

# south-africa - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster Enforcer

Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster

The 24-year-old lock qualifies to play for Ireland later this year.

# south-africa - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From The42 Records tumble as Ireland’s World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest Carnage

Records tumble as Ireland’s World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest

There was carnage as David Miller hit a six over a four-tiered stand and onto a golf course.

# south-africa - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch a tiger jump impossibly high to grab a piece of meat Leap Of Faith

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid

The Minister for Foreign Affairs was afraid their participation would give the wrong impression of where Ireland stood on the apartheid issue.

# south-africa - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From The42 Howard learning quickly after de Villiers and Smal set up Munster switch Loan Deal

Howard learning quickly after de Villiers and Smal set up Munster switch

The 22-year-old centre delivered another physical performance against Leinster on Friday night.

# south-africa - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Community buys presents and rallies to help orphaned girls after parents’ stabbing

Cornelius and Angelique Billing died in a domestic incident in Co Clare.

# south-africa - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.

# south-africa - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 Jean De Villiers is facing a real fight to be fit for the World Cup next year Boks

Jean De Villiers is facing a real fight to be fit for the World Cup next year

The former Munster man suffered a horrific looking knee injury in Cardiff.

# south-africa - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The42 Jean de Villiers suffers ‘significant ligament damage’ after horror injury against Wales Long Way Back

Jean de Villiers suffers ‘significant ligament damage’ after horror injury against Wales

The centre’s hopes of playing in next year’s World Cup could be in doubt.

# south-africa - Friday 28 November, 2014

From Business ETC Most people around the world think the internet is a human right Human Rights

Most people around the world think the internet is a human right

This comes as part of a new study by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

# south-africa - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The42 Wales go hunting for overdue win over Springboks without George North Losing Streak

Wales go hunting for overdue win over Springboks without George North

South Africa named a side showing eight changes from the win over Italy.

# south-africa - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The42 Late Habana try helps South Africa to see off Parisse-inspired Italians Power In Padova

Late Habana try helps South Africa to see off Parisse-inspired Italians

Heyneke Meyer’s men scored three tries in a performance that failed to impress at times.

# south-africa - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The42 The maul continues to grow in importance as Ireland lead the way Set-piece

The maul continues to grow in importance as Ireland lead the way

Simon Easterby’s pack has picked up where they left off under John Plumtree last season.

# south-africa - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa? The Numbers

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?

Paul O’Connell was a leader for Ireland last weekend in more ways than one.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 England coach Lancaster ‘optimistic’ that Lawes and Hartley will pass concussion protocols 'boklash

England coach Lancaster ‘optimistic’ that Lawes and Hartley will pass concussion protocols

England’s head coach says his lock is ‘symptom free’ while also hopeful his hooker can pass the Thursday cog test.

# south-africa - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The42 Bowe and Ireland targeting hat-trick of Autumn wins after South African shakedown November Reign

Bowe and Ireland targeting hat-trick of Autumn wins after South African shakedown

One down, bring on Georgia and the Wallabies.

From The42 ‘They make your breakdown very slow’: Matfield credits Ireland’s ruck work while seeking solace in history High Praise

‘They make your breakdown very slow’: Matfield credits Ireland’s ruck work while seeking solace in history

The out-of-retirement lock compared the loss to a 2006 defeat at home to France.

From The Daily Edge Tiny porcupine successfully fights off 17 curious lions Spiky

Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month

Under South African law the double-amputee could serve just 10 months in jail.

From The42 World-class Murray and Sexton underline their importance to Ireland Halfbacks

World-class Murray and Sexton underline their importance to Ireland

Numbers nine and 10 were at their very best as Ireland saw off the Springboks in Dublin.

# south-africa - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The42 ‘Joe gives an inner belief to the whole squad’: Smiling Simon Zebo thrilled to be back in the big time Pokerface

‘Joe gives an inner belief to the whole squad’: Smiling Simon Zebo thrilled to be back in the big time

Ireland believe they can beat anyone, says the recalled winger.

From The42 O’Connell’s big 17 tackles and more vital statistics from Ireland’s win over the Springboks Numbers Game

O’Connell’s big 17 tackles and more vital statistics from Ireland’s win over the Springboks

While the tackle counts were impressive, the passing numbers didn’t quite match up.

From The42 ‘Rattled by pure Irish passion’ – South African media’s reaction to the Boks defeat Analysis

‘Rattled by pure Irish passion’ – South African media’s reaction to the Boks defeat

‘One would have to say that Ireland were ordinary, and the Boks were just plain awful.’

From The42 Payne a concern for Georgia clash as Ireland wait on Henry assessment Sicklist

Payne a concern for Georgia clash as Ireland wait on Henry assessment

The outside centre looked to have sprained his foot last night against South Africa.

From The42 Springboks gracious in defeat to Schmidt’s ‘tactically brilliant’ Ireland Superior

Springboks gracious in defeat to Schmidt’s ‘tactically brilliant’ Ireland

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer lauded the ability of man of the match Johnny Sexton.

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