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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Cape Town

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A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest
Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.
South African woman jailed for 10 years for kidnapping baby she raised as her own
The girl’s real identity came to light in February 2015, when her younger biological sister began attending the same school.
Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?
Jack McGrath was superb post-tackle for Ireland, but many others dug in too.
Jackson's steely confidence shines for all to see in Cape Town masterclass
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
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
There are many fascinating elements to today’s clash with the Springboks.
Captain Best looks to Ireland's new faces to 'give a burst of enthusiasm'
Ireland went through their captain’s run at Newlands Stadium this afternoon.
Payne at fullback for Ireland as Schmidt hands 12 shirt to Luke Marshall
Robbie Henshaw moves to 13 as Jordi Murphy takes over at openside flanker.
The South African restaurant where the waiters and cooks are inmates
The Pollsmoor Maximum Security prison, where the restaurant is located, was also once home to Nelson Mandela.
'We ran everywhere in the hospital. The baby was nowhere to be found'
The mother of a baby who went missing, but was found as an adult, has been giving evidence in court.
Irish woman who died in South African yachting accident named
Rachel Daly (49) had been sailing in the yacht with her husband PJ.
Former 7s star Hendricks set for 'Boks debut as Bakkies and Matfield reunite
Head coach Heyneke Meyer has named a starting team featuring 762 Test caps to face the ‘World XV’.
Children left homeless by fire 'went to school like it was a normal day'
Hundreds of Irish volunteers arrived in Cape Town last week to help build new classrooms for the children.
Bakery apologises for 'Just do it. He did it' Pistorius themed cookies
Another cookie depicted a toilet with the wording “Caution” and “Using toilet Please don’t shoot!”
Mandela 'doing great' says family, denies he was 'sent home to die'
The former South African president was released from hospital earlier this week following a three week stay where he was treated for a lung infection and gallstones.
Injury to haunt skipper De Villiers ahead of Ireland showdown
“I have a huge respect for the Irish,” said De Villiers ahead of their clash in Dublin this month.
Glasgow Warriors make Pro 12 title statement after Springbok Josh Strauss signs up
Thankfully for Connacht, the talented flanker will not arrive in Scotland in time for Friday’s Pro12 match.
Rugby Championship: Pumas begin new phase in deep end
Cape Town is the setting for Argentina’s debut in the competition formerly known as the Tri-Nations.
Argentina prepare for Rugby Championship debut against Springboks
Los Pumas will make their tournament bow in Cape Town against a South African side rebuilding their front eight.
Super XV: South Africa replace Lions with Southern Kings
The promoted franchise are expected to play their fixtures in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Four New Zealand U20 players accused of rape
South African police are investigating an alleged incident involving a 22-year-old woman in Cape Town.
U20s secure fifth-place play-off with win over England
Mike Ruddock’s side overcame the Six Nations champions 27-12 in Cape Town today.
Ireland v Italy, IRB Junior World Championships
We went minute-by-minute as Mike Ruddock and the Ireland U20s look to snatch a place in the semi-finals.
Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital
Cape Town will be the World Design Capital in 2014, overcoming the challenge of Dublin and of Bilbao in Spain.
Video: British man loses legs in South Africa shark attack
The man had reportedly ignored warnings not to swim as great white sharks had been seen nearby.
Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014
Dublin is one of the last three cities in the running for the prestigious status, alongside Bilbao and Cape Town.
Dublin in the running to be World Design Capital for 2014
Ireland’s capital city hopes to beat off competition from 53 other cities around the world.
Husband denies being involved in South African honeymoon murder
South African police are investigating whether newlywed Anni Dewani was killed in a premeditated attack.
Bride killed after carjacking incident in South Africa
Police have launched a murder investigation after a young woman on her honeymoon was killed following a carjacking incident in Cape Town.