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'Huge honour' as 24-year-old Ryan takes Ireland captaincy for England Test
The Leinster lock signalled he will lean on experienced heads like Peter O’Mahony and Keith Earls.
'It's only a couple of games ago that everyone was saying Jacob is the answer'
Andy Farrell is excited to field his newly-qualified players from the start and hopes to see Jacob Stockdale show his best form at 15.
New faces through squad, but familiar old foe looms in Ireland's autumn
The feelgood factor in Andy Farrell’s squad will be tested severely by another clash with England.
Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president after ANC party threatened his removal
“I don’t fear exiting political office.”
South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports
Jacob Zuma has refused to resign, local media reported.
South African chief Jacob Zuma looks to finally be on the way out of office after nine years
ANC chiefs have met to finalise Zuma’s exit in the fallout from corruption charges being laid against him.
South African president survives no-confidence motion
Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.
The party of Nelson Mandela has had its worst electoral result since apartheid
The ANC has even lost control of the municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay.
African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa
The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.
"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts
Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.
Obama and Castro to deliver eulogies at Mandela memorial service
Heads of state and government have been arriving ahead of tomorrow’s State Memorial Service. President Michael D Higgins is representing Ireland.
Mandela grandson ordered to return disputed family remains
More than a dozen members of the revered former South African leader’s family had backed the court effort to have the remains returned.
Officials suspended after wedding guests land at South African military base
There have been calls of cronyism as the guests were attending the wedding of a major political donor to the ruling ANC.
Outraged South Africans condemn Mandela 'exploitation' after photocall
A frail looking Nelson Mandela was visited by president Jacob Zuma yesterday – his first public appearance in nine months.
South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms
One activist said that the condoms “leaked like sieves” when water was poured into them.