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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 24 May, 2018

#South Africa

# south-africa - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

# south-africa - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From The42 Pro14 rugby set for further expansion into South Africa Future Plans

Pro14 rugby set for further expansion into South Africa

It is understood two more South African sides will enter the competition for the 2019/20 season.

# south-africa - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster Time To Go

Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster

‘It is now time for us to head back to our family and friends in South Africa and start the next chapter of our lives.’

# south-africa - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The42 Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie Springback

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie

Adriaan Strauss says he would consider an offer to return to the South Africa national team seriously.

From The42 Time even catches up with Bryan Habana eventually: Springbok legend to retire Record Chaser

Time even catches up with Bryan Habana eventually: Springbok legend to retire

‘It’s been more than a year of hoping, trying, pushing and willing to get back on the field for one last time…’

# south-africa - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From The42 Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa Blow

Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa

England’s options for the summer are likely to be further restricted, with Jonathan Joseph ruled out for the season.

# south-africa - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From The42 Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports Worry

Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports

The 29-year-old has made just three starts and 10 substitute appearances in an injury-ravaged season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From The42 Pro14 expansion to US put on long finger as South Africa link strengthened Development

Pro14 expansion to US put on long finger as South Africa link strengthened

Chief executive of the competition, Martin Anayi, wants to reinforce the partnership following meetings in Bloemfontein.

# south-africa - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From The42 Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus Confident

Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus

South Africa’s coaches and players are aware of what they must do in the June internationals, according to Rassie Erasmus.

# south-africa - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

# south-africa - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The42 Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash Doddie Weir

Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash

Australia, Tonga and South Africa will also play Tests against Wales in November, the WRU has revealed.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The42 The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring Magician

The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring

Juan Martin Hernandez is set to hang up his boots.

# south-africa - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81 RIP

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

The anti-apartheid campaigner was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years.

From The42 Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come Tour

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come

The belief in Munster’s squad has been greatly boosted by their win over Toulon at Thomond Park.

# south-africa - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Self-testing kits and vending machine drugs are helping South Africa's battle against HIV

7.1 million people live with HIV in South Africa.

# south-africa - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From The42 Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game' Cheat Scandal

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Warner used social media to issue a statement on Thursday after being suspended for a year.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From The42 Here's all you need to know about the Australian cricket scandal Review

Here's all you need to know about the Australian cricket scandal

We take a look at the chain of events and subsequent fallout from the incident.

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling

Magistrate Pravina Raghoonandan says Momberg did not show any remorse.

# south-africa - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From The42 Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal Foul Play

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal

Opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play after escaping suspension though.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa Just Not Cricket This post contains videos

Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa

Cameron Bancroft appeared to rub the ball with a yellow item, which was then returned to his pocket before being dropped down the front of his trousers.

# south-africa - Friday 16 March, 2018

Former South African president Zuma facing prosecution on corruption charges

Zuma resigned as South African president last month after his party the ANC threatened to remove him from office.

# south-africa - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From The42 'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count Half A World Away

'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count

While the rest of the Pro14 schedule has been snowed under, Connacht will face a formidable task at altitude in Bloemfontein.

# south-africa - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Everton, Spurs, Ajax and Dortmund midfielder Pienaar hangs up his boots Happy Retirement

Ex-Everton, Spurs, Ajax and Dortmund midfielder Pienaar hangs up his boots

The former South Africa captain has called time on his career at the age of 35.

# south-africa - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From prison to the rich list: Who is South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?

Nelson Mandela once described Ramaphosa as one of the most gifted leaders of the “new generation” of anti-apartheid campaigners.

# south-africa - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president after ANC party threatened his removal

“I don’t fear exiting political office.”

# south-africa - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports

Jacob Zuma has refused to resign, local media reported.

# south-africa - Monday 12 February, 2018

Suspected poacher mauled to death and eaten by pack of lions in South Africa

The remains were found at the weekend in the bush at a private game park in the northern province of Limpopo

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-africa - Friday 2 February, 2018

955 gold miners in South Africa rescued after being trapped underground for over 30 hours

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine after a massive power outage caused by a storm.

# south-africa - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

South African jazz legend and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies aged 78 RIP This post contains videos

South African jazz legend and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies aged 78

Masekela left South Africa in the 1960s but did not return until after the release of Nelson Mandela.

# south-africa - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

# south-africa - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From The42 118kg South African teenage tighthead links with Munster's academy Young Gun

118kg South African teenage tighthead links with Munster's academy

The 18-year-old starred for the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks side at last year’s Craven Week.

# south-africa - Thursday 4 January, 2018

14 dead and 190 injured after train ploughs into truck in South Africa

A number of carriages have yet to be lifted to see to whether there are any other people still trapped.

# south-africa - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Two die abseiling on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain

Hundreds were stranded for hours during the subsequent rescue effort.

# south-africa - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'You could hear the bones breaking' - South Africa haunted by racially charged murders

Robert Turner was one of the latest victims of a long campaign of violence against the country’s farmers who are largely white.

# south-africa - Monday 18 December, 2017

Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election

The African National Congress has ruled in South Africa since 1994.

# south-africa - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone

The former Paralympic champion is serving a 13-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

# south-africa - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From The42 Coetzee passionately defends his position as Springboks head coach The Boks

Coetzee passionately defends his position as Springboks head coach

Coetzee was asked about his future following his side’s defeat to Wales this afternoon.

# south-africa - Thursday 30 November, 2017

From The42 Gatland defends Wales' money-making fourth November Test Gats

Gatland defends Wales' money-making fourth November Test

Wales face South Africa in Cardiff on Saturday a week after the November window ended for most nations.

# south-africa - Friday 24 November, 2017

Oscar Pistorius sentence increased to 13 years and five months

The ruling was made today following an appeal by the State.

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