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#South Africa

# south-africa - Monday 8 August, 2022

'I'm going grey and my hair's receding quickly' - All Blacks boss Foster jokes as pressure mounts
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

'I'm going grey and my hair's receding quickly' - All Blacks boss Foster jokes as pressure mounts

Aug 8th 2022, 10:30 AM 8,740 Views 1 Comment

Following Saturday’s defeat to the Springboks, New Zealand have now lost five of their last six games.

# south-africa - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Hendricks leads South Africa to T20 series opening win against Ireland
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Hendricks leads South Africa to T20 series opening win against Ireland

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 10:22 PM 2,702 Views 2 Comments

Hendricks top-scored with 74 and shared a third-wicket partnership of 112 with Aiden Markram.

# south-africa - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Kolisi scores as Springboks outmuscle Wales to win series
# Cape Town
From The42
# Cape Town

Kolisi scores as Springboks outmuscle Wales to win series

Jul 16th 2022, 6:40 PM 9,449 Views 7 Comments

South Africa outmuscled Wales to win the third Test 30-14 on Saturday.

# south-africa - Monday 11 July, 2022

South African police arrest two in connection to weekend bar shooting
# South Africa
# South Africa

South African police arrest two in connection to weekend bar shooting

Jul 11th 2022, 8:11 PM 9,442 Views 1 Comment

19 people were killed in two separate bar shootings in the country at the weekend.

# south-africa - Sunday 10 July, 2022

19 killed in separate bar shootings in South Africa
# South Africa
# South Africa

19 killed in separate bar shootings in South Africa

Jul 10th 2022, 7:00 PM 16,753 Views 9 Comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa condemned the shootings as ‘unacceptable and worrying’.

# south-africa - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Cuthbert comes in as Wales bid to bounce back against much-changed Boks
# Test Two
From The42
# Test Two

Cuthbert comes in as Wales bid to bounce back against much-changed Boks

Jul 7th 2022, 12:12 PM 3,080 Views 2 Comments

Wyn Jones and the uncapped Sam Wainwright come into the matchday 23.

# south-africa - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales

Jul 5th 2022, 12:33 PM 5,921 Views 6 Comments

The reigning World Cup champions host the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# south-africa - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Wales captain Jones on bench for first Springboks Test
# Pretoria
From The42
# Pretoria

Wales captain Jones on bench for first Springboks Test

Jun 30th 2022, 1:57 PM 5,676 Views 2 Comments

Adam Beard and Will Rowlands will be the starting locks in front a sell-out 52,000 crowd.

# south-africa - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Ireland slump to defeat against South Africa in Verona
# U20
From The42
# U20

Ireland slump to defeat against South Africa in Verona

Jun 29th 2022, 9:40 PM 15,431 Views 2 Comments

Richie Murphy must find a quick solution if Ireland are to avoid finishing bottom in Pool A.

# south-africa - Monday 27 June, 2022

South African police launch probe after 21 teenagers found dead in bar
# South Africa
# South Africa

South African police launch probe after 21 teenagers found dead in bar

Jun 27th 2022, 11:30 AM 35,565 Views 10 Comments

Autopsies are being conducted to see if the deaths could be linked to poisoning.

# south-africa - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Rugby Championship abandons home and away format
# SANZAAR
From The42
# SANZAAR

Rugby Championship abandons home and away format

Jun 16th 2022, 7:51 AM 12,547 Views 1 Comment

The competition this year begins with World Cup winners South Africa hosting Rugby Championship title-holders New Zealand on August 6.

# south-africa - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans
# Travel
# Travel

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans

Jun 7th 2022, 4:22 PM 26,690 Views 29 Comments

Critics of the move by Ryanair have pointed out the language’s apartheid association and that it is only the third-most spoken language in the country.

# south-africa - Friday 3 June, 2022

Ireland seal famous victory over South Africa
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Ireland seal famous victory over South Africa

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:26 PM 4,997 Views 1 Comment

It was just the second time they achieved the feat and a memorable day for first-time captain Gaby Lewis in particular.

# south-africa - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

South Africa president accused of 'kidnapping', bribing burglars
# Spy Boss
# Spy Boss

South Africa president accused of 'kidnapping', bribing burglars

Jun 1st 2022, 9:54 PM 15,487 Views 2 Comments

The claims have been made in a lawsuit filed by a former intelligence chief.

# south-africa - Monday 23 May, 2022

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?
# Omicron
# Omicron

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?

May 23rd 2022, 3:09 PM 34,936 Views 28 Comments

BA.4 and BA.5 were identified by the ECDC as variants of concern earlier this month.

# south-africa - Monday 16 May, 2022

South Africa World Cup winner arrested following flight incident
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

South Africa World Cup winner arrested following flight incident

May 16th 2022, 9:51 AM 13,287 Views 0 Comments

Elton Jantjies was detained in Johannesburg and charged with causing malicious damage to property.

# south-africa - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals
# Autumn Internationals
From The42
# Autumn Internationals

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals

May 12th 2022, 12:09 PM 19,084 Views 14 Comments

World champions South Africa are among Ireland’s opponents.

# south-africa - Friday 29 April, 2022

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks

Apr 29th 2022, 12:13 PM 4,854 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is hoping to make it a clean sweep against the South African sides in the URC this season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division
# Big Plans
From The42
# Big Plans

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division

Apr 26th 2022, 1:04 PM 3,478 Views 5 Comments

CEO Martin Anayi said they would like to launch the women’s league ‘sooner rather than later.’

# south-africa - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead
# KwaZulu-Natal
# KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead

Apr 19th 2022, 10:02 PM 7,423 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 4,000 homes have been destroyed and more than 40,000 people displaced.

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa

Apr 19th 2022, 4:43 PM 5,593 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland second row will train in Dublin after recovering from a head injury.

# south-africa - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300
# KwaZulu-Natal
# KwaZulu-Natal

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300

Apr 14th 2022, 9:30 PM 21,961 Views 3 Comments

The persistent rains have wreaked havoc, destroying homes, collapsing buildings and washing away major roads.

# south-africa - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'
# Journey
From The42
# Journey

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'

Apr 13th 2022, 7:30 PM 17,368 Views 2 Comments

South Africa native Dewald Senekal has had an interesting journey in rugby before joining Connacht.

# south-africa - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods

Apr 12th 2022, 5:49 PM 9,030 Views 0 Comments

The deluge damaged the port, major highways and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province, according to local officials.

# south-africa - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Dan McFarland: 'I'm really proud of what we've done out here'
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

Dan McFarland: 'I'm really proud of what we've done out here'

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:04 AM 5,189 Views 1 Comment

On Saturday Ulster suffered a 34-16 defeat at the hands of the Bulls.

# south-africa - Sunday 20 March, 2022

'It was an incredibly hot day at Ellis Park' - Van Graan
# Humidity
From The42
# Humidity

'It was an incredibly hot day at Ellis Park' - Van Graan

Mar 20th 2022, 10:39 AM 9,233 Views 9 Comments

Munster will arrive back in Ireland with just two points in the bank from their tour to South Africa in the United Rugby Championship.

# south-africa - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Nash and Munster ready to bounce back after 'easily one of the toughest games I’ve played'
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Nash and Munster ready to bounce back after 'easily one of the toughest games I’ve played'

Mar 16th 2022, 7:01 AM 6,816 Views 0 Comments

The southern province are in South Africa for URC action.

# south-africa - Friday 18 February, 2022

Six Nations organisers refute reports of Italy being replaced by South Africa
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Six Nations organisers refute reports of Italy being replaced by South Africa

Feb 18th 2022, 11:56 AM 3,349 Views 11 Comments

It was reported this week that the Springboks could take the place of the Italians as soon as 2025.

# south-africa - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Should South Africa join the Six Nations at Italy's expense?
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Should South Africa join the Six Nations at Italy's expense?

Feb 17th 2022, 12:33 PM 33,236 Views 56 Comments

There could be change ahead with SA Rugby aligning itself to the Northern Hemisphere.

# south-africa - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Leinster set to sign lock Jenkins from Munster ahead of next season
# Tighthead Lock
From The42
# Tighthead Lock

Leinster set to sign lock Jenkins from Munster ahead of next season

Jan 19th 2022, 9:43 PM 51,011 Views 91 Comments

The 26-year-old has only made one appearance for the southern province so far this season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building

Jan 11th 2022, 2:58 PM 6,892 Views 0 Comments

Zandile Mafe, 49, today appeared in a courtroom in Cape Town for a bail hearing.

# south-africa - Saturday 8 January, 2022

The Explainer: What can we learn from South Africa’s Omicron wave?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: What can we learn from South Africa’s Omicron wave?

Jan 8th 2022, 10:00 AM 11,100 Views 5 Comments

Can we say for definite now that Omicron is milder than other variants?

# south-africa - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Man suspected of starting fire that gutted South Africa parliament buildings appears in court
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Man suspected of starting fire that gutted South Africa parliament buildings appears in court

Jan 4th 2022, 1:12 PM 17,556 Views 0 Comments

The complex in the centre of Cape Town includes some buildings that are 130 years old.

# south-africa - Monday 3 January, 2022

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control

Updated Jan 3rd 2022, 4:41 PM 21,748 Views 2 Comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters yesterday that a man had been held and that the building’s sprinkler systems had apparently failed.

# south-africa - Sunday 2 January, 2022

One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building
# Roof Collapse
# Roof Collapse

One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building

Updated Jan 2nd 2022, 3:29 PM 40,398 Views 1 Comment

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters at the scene that an arrest had been made.

# south-africa - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Tributes paid at funeral as South Africa bids farewell to Desmond Tutu
# Desmond Tutu
# Desmond Tutu

Tributes paid at funeral as South Africa bids farewell to Desmond Tutu

Jan 1st 2022, 3:20 PM 10,800 Views 4 Comments

Archbishop Tutu died on St Stephen’s Day at the age of 90.

# south-africa - Friday 31 December, 2021

South Africa lifts curfew as Omicron wave subsides
# Relaxed
# Relaxed

South Africa lifts curfew as Omicron wave subsides

Dec 31st 2021, 6:56 PM 34,963 Views 61 Comments

Calls by the hospitality sector for the curfew to be lifted had been mounting ahead of New Year’s celebrations,

Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa

Dec 31st 2021, 1:53 PM 6,432 Views 2 Comments

The globally revered anti-apartheid icon died peacefully aged 90 on Sunday.

# south-africa - Thursday 30 December, 2021

South Africa bids goodbye to much-loved Desmond Tutu
# Rainbow Nation
# Rainbow Nation

South Africa bids goodbye to much-loved Desmond Tutu

Dec 30th 2021, 1:26 PM 6,834 Views 1 Comment

Tutu died in Cape Town on Sunday at age 90 from cancer.

# south-africa - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Proposed African safari summit for NI politicians in '97 was labelled as 'rubbish' by John Bruton
# Hunting Expedition
# Hunting Expedition

Proposed African safari summit for NI politicians in '97 was labelled as 'rubbish' by John Bruton

Dec 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,331 Views 6 Comments

Details of the plans and the taoiseach’s rejection are contained in State Papers released to the National Archives.

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