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# cape-town - Saturday 30 April, 2022

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town
# Table Toppers
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# Table Toppers

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,553 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has rotated his side again as Leinster look for a big win against the Stormers.

# cape-town - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Irish internationals and Luke Marshall return as Ulster confirm South Africa touring squad
# On The Road
From The42
# On The Road

Irish internationals and Luke Marshall return as Ulster confirm South Africa touring squad

Mar 22nd 2022, 1:39 PM 7,252 Views 14 Comments

The squad travelled to Cape Town yesterday ahead of the upcoming URC games.

# cape-town - 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 6,883 Views 0 Comments

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

# cape-town - 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 17,545 Views 0 Comments

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

# cape-town - 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 21,735 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.

# cape-town - 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 40,381 Views 1 Comment

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

# cape-town - Friday 31 December, 2021

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 6,419 Views 2 Comments

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

# cape-town - Monday 27 December, 2021

South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu
# Desmond Tutu
# Desmond Tutu

South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu

Dec 27th 2021, 1:50 PM 6,843 Views 4 Comments

The anti-apartheid activist passed away yesterday at the age of 90.

# cape-town - Saturday 7 August, 2021

History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions

Aug 7th 2021, 7:10 PM 48,389 Views 128 Comments

The replacement out-half slotted two late penalties to win it for the Boks.

# cape-town - Friday 6 August, 2021

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test

Aug 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 4,729 Views 1 Comment

With the sides tied at one win apiece, the series will be decided in Cape Town on Saturday.

# cape-town - Thursday 5 August, 2021

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
# Awj
From The42
# Awj

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'

Aug 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,622 Views 4 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.

# cape-town - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:59 AM 56,232 Views 57 Comments

Ali Price, Liam Williams, Josh Adams, Ken Owens, and Wyn Jones all start too.

# cape-town - Saturday 31 July, 2021

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series

Jul 31st 2021, 6:55 AM 24,440 Views 15 Comments

The kicking and set-piece contests will be crucial again this evening.

# cape-town - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory
# One Up
From The42
# One Up

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory

Jul 24th 2021, 7:02 PM 48,174 Views 55 Comments

The Boks led 12-3 at the break but the tourists were outstanding in the second half.

Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic
# First Test
From The42
# First Test

Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic

Updated Jul 24th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,539 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland’s tourists will need to get out in front in the first half.

# cape-town - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 34,714 Views 37 Comments

Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne have been included on the bench.

# cape-town - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Confirmed: All three Lions Tests will take place at sea level in Cape Town
# Mother City
From The42
# Mother City

Confirmed: All three Lions Tests will take place at sea level in Cape Town

Jul 20th 2021, 3:58 PM 3,324 Views 0 Comments

Johannesburg is at the centre of the third wave of Covid-19 in South Africa.

# cape-town - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Conan among the tries as Lions finish Test build-up with win over Stormers
# Final Audition
From The42
# Final Audition

Conan among the tries as Lions finish Test build-up with win over Stormers

Jul 17th 2021, 6:47 PM 28,612 Views 21 Comments

Tadhg Beirne also impressed as the tourists racked up a 49-3 victory.

# cape-town - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class
# Test
From The42
# Test

Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class

Jul 14th 2021, 9:00 PM 46,631 Views 23 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men were second best in an enthralling encounter in Cape Town.

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town

Jul 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 26,211 Views 8 Comments

Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.

# cape-town - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

'The schedule is the schedule' - Lions won't accommodate Rassie's wish
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

'The schedule is the schedule' - Lions won't accommodate Rassie's wish

Jul 13th 2021, 2:59 PM 5,924 Views 1 Comment

Warren Gatland’s men are due to face the Stormers this weekend.

# cape-town - Friday 9 July, 2021

Lions could play Stormers on Wednesday with uncertainty over Boks camp
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Lions could play Stormers on Wednesday with uncertainty over Boks camp

Jul 9th 2021, 7:28 PM 5,929 Views 3 Comments

Robbie Henshaw is close to a return from his hamstring strain.

# cape-town - Monday 19 April, 2021

Wildfire at Cape Town's Table Mountain brought under control after forcing evacuations
# South Africa
# South Africa

Wildfire at Cape Town's Table Mountain brought under control after forcing evacuations

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 8:47 PM 23,616 Views 3 Comments

Devil’s Peak was lit up by flames as the fire raged through the night.

# cape-town - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Springboks star nearly lost leg after freak injury
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Springboks star nearly lost leg after freak injury

Mar 17th 2020, 8:32 PM 14,868 Views 3 Comments

Pieter-Steph du Toit suffered a haematoma, a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissue.

# cape-town - Friday 13 December, 2019

Terry Kennedy scorches in last-gasp winner as Ireland 7s shock Australia
# Cape Crusader
From The42
# Cape Crusader

Terry Kennedy scorches in last-gasp winner as Ireland 7s shock Australia

Dec 13th 2019, 5:46 PM 11,557 Views 4 Comments

‘To come out and put on a performance like that against a side that pumped us last week is really encouraging.’

# cape-town - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Man arrested over murder of John Curran in Cape Town
# South Africa
# South Africa

Man arrested over murder of John Curran in Cape Town

Nov 24th 2018, 6:50 PM 14,415 Views 0 Comments

The charity worker was found dead at his apartment earlier this month.

# cape-town - Saturday 7 July, 2018

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions
# Water Crisis
# Water Crisis

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions

Jul 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 29,458 Views 34 Comments

Earlier this year, Cape Town came within weeks of forcing residents to queue for water rations at public stations as a result of a drought.

# cape-town - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 28th 2018, 10:50 PM 5,029 Views 5 Comments

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

# cape-town - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Two die abseiling on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain
# South Africa
# South Africa

Two die abseiling on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain

Jan 2nd 2018, 6:01 PM 19,700 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds were stranded for hours during the subsequent rescue effort.

# cape-town - Monday 24 April, 2017

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Apr 24th 2017, 9:42 PM 27,323 Views 0 Comments

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

# cape-town - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa
# Hell At Home
# Hell At Home

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 18,393 Views 11 Comments

“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.

# cape-town - Thursday 27 October, 2016

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest

Oct 27th 2016, 8:41 AM 8,101 Views 15 Comments

Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.

# cape-town - Monday 15 August, 2016

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own
# Zephany Nurse
# Zephany Nurse

South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own

Aug 15th 2016, 1:46 PM 25,781 Views 33 Comments

The girl’s real identity came to light in February 2015, when her younger biological sister began attending the same school.

# cape-town - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?
# Ruck Stats
From The42
# Ruck Stats

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

Jun 15th 2016, 1:23 PM 10,862 Views 16 Comments

Jack McGrath was superb post-tackle for Ireland, but many others dug in too.

# cape-town - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Jackson's steely confidence shines for all to see in Cape Town masterclass
# Ticked All The Boks
From The42
# Ticked All The Boks

Jackson's steely confidence shines for all to see in Cape Town masterclass

Jun 11th 2016, 8:12 PM 12,052 Views 20 Comments

The Ulster out-half made sure that nobody is talking about Jonathan Sexton’s absence tonight.

Red card be damned! Incredible Irish effort earns first-ever win in South Africa
# Cape Crusaders
From The42
# Cape Crusaders

Red card be damned! Incredible Irish effort earns first-ever win in South Africa

Jun 11th 2016, 6:04 PM 50,172 Views 139 Comments

Despite losing CJ Stander mid way through the first half, Ireland carved out a win in Cape Town.

Schmidt's biggest challenge yet is also an opportunity for Ireland
# Tactics
From The42
# Tactics

Schmidt's biggest challenge yet is also an opportunity for Ireland

Jun 11th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,615 Views 10 Comments

There are many fascinating elements to today’s clash with the Springboks.

# cape-town - Friday 10 June, 2016

Captain Best looks to Ireland's new faces to 'give a burst of enthusiasm'
# Cape Town Challenge
From The42
# Cape Town Challenge

Captain Best looks to Ireland's new faces to 'give a burst of enthusiasm'

Jun 10th 2016, 4:37 PM 4,128 Views 1 Comment

Ireland went through their captain’s run at Newlands Stadium this afternoon.

# cape-town - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Payne at fullback for Ireland as Schmidt hands 12 shirt to Luke Marshall
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Payne at fullback for Ireland as Schmidt hands 12 shirt to Luke Marshall

Jun 9th 2016, 1:18 PM 30,375 Views 91 Comments

Robbie Henshaw moves to 13 as Jordi Murphy takes over at openside flanker.

# cape-town - Monday 6 June, 2016

The South African restaurant where the waiters and cooks are inmates
# Serving Time
# Serving Time

The South African restaurant where the waiters and cooks are inmates

Jun 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 12,308 Views 5 Comments

The Pollsmoor Maximum Security prison, where the restaurant is located, was also once home to Nelson Mandela.

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