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# pretoria - Saturday 10 July, 2021

'He’s definitely putting his hand up' - Lions boss Gatland impressed by Conan
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From The42
# Eight

'He’s definitely putting his hand up' - Lions boss Gatland impressed by Conan

Jul 10th 2021, 8:47 PM 10,549 Views 9 Comments

The tourists move on to Cape Town tomorrow but don’t know who they will play on Wednesday.

Beirne bags brace as Lions rack up 71 points after earlier Sharks scare
# Rampant
From The42
# Rampant

Beirne bags brace as Lions rack up 71 points after earlier Sharks scare

Jul 10th 2021, 7:51 PM 26,061 Views 7 Comments

Jaden Hendrikse’s red card allowed Warren Gatland’s men to storm home.

Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted
# Backing Up
From The42
# Backing Up

Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted

Jul 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,999 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday’s negative PCR results were a great relief to the Lions camp.

# pretoria - Friday 9 July, 2021

Conan, Furlong and Beirne start in much-changed Lions XV against Sharks
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Conan, Furlong and Beirne start in much-changed Lions XV against Sharks

Jul 9th 2021, 2:30 PM 20,852 Views 6 Comments

The game will go ahead after the Lions squad returned negative PCR test results.

# pretoria - Friday 27 March, 2020

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009

Mar 27th 2020, 2:02 PM 17,686 Views 32 Comments

The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.

# pretoria - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa
# Pretoria
# Pretoria

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa

Jan 8th 2019, 7:50 PM 8,357 Views 0 Comments

Rail accidents are common in South Africa, with 495 people killed on the country’s railways in 2016-17.

# pretoria - Friday 30 November, 2018

Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery
# Pretoria
From The42
# Pretoria

Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery

Nov 30th 2018, 10:56 AM 11,073 Views 6 Comments

The powerful former front row is in critical condition after a break-in at his brother’s home.

# pretoria - Friday 21 April, 2017

Twenty children killed in bus crash in South Africa
# Pretoria
# Pretoria

Twenty children killed in bus crash in South Africa

Apr 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,331 Views 10 Comments

Many children were trapped inside the bus and most of the fatalities were declared dead at the site of the accident.

# pretoria - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison
# Pretoria
# Pretoria

Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison

Aug 7th 2016, 10:03 AM 48,505 Views 45 Comments

Local media is reporting that the double-amputee Paralympian tried to injure himself but the prison says he fell out of bed.

# pretoria - Friday 22 April, 2016

Pistorius family condemn book that alleges athlete beat Reeva Steenkamp
# Trial
# Trial

Pistorius family condemn book that alleges athlete beat Reeva Steenkamp

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:44 PM 15,480 Views 21 Comments

Pistorius will most likely be sentenced in June over his girlfriend’s death.

# pretoria - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Giraffe in truck dies after hitting head on low bridge
# South Africa
From The Daily Edge
# South Africa

Giraffe in truck dies after hitting head on low bridge

Jul 31st 2014, 8:11 PM 4,713 Views 5 Comments

The animal was being transported along a Pretoria highway.

# pretoria - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:32 PM 15,268 Views 43 Comments

A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.

# pretoria - Monday 30 June, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp
# Sound Mind
# Sound Mind

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp

Jun 30th 2014, 9:57 AM 12,016 Views 25 Comments

The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.

# pretoria - Friday 11 April, 2014

Prosecutor: Pistorius story doesn't add up
# Not Probable
# Not Probable

Prosecutor: Pistorius story doesn't add up

Apr 11th 2014, 8:57 PM 21,009 Views 0 Comments

“She was standing behind the toilet door talking to you when you shot her,” prosecutor Gerrie Nel put it to the athlete. He replied, “that’s not true”.

# pretoria - Thursday 10 April, 2014

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva's bloodied head
# Watch
# Watch

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva's bloodied head

Apr 10th 2014, 7:40 AM 15,506 Views 29 Comments

Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel (known as The Pitbull) was brutal while cross-examining the athlete yesterday.

# pretoria - Saturday 22 March, 2014

South African GAA team train in UCD ahead of Ballyboden St Enda's clash
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

South African GAA team train in UCD ahead of Ballyboden St Enda's clash

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:36 PM 6,640 Views 8 Comments

The side are currently on a tour of Ireland.

# pretoria - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Pistorius fired shot at restaurant weeks before Steenkamp's death, trial told
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Pistorius fired shot at restaurant weeks before Steenkamp's death, trial told

Mar 5th 2014, 1:58 PM 17,541 Views 0 Comments

A boxer friend of the athlete says he was asked to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally discharged in Johannesburg restaurant.

# pretoria - Friday 13 December, 2013

Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria
# Madiba
# Madiba

Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria

Dec 13th 2013, 10:53 AM 9,748 Views 15 Comments

The latest tribute to Madiba stands proud in front of Union buildings.

# pretoria - Monday 19 August, 2013

Oscar Pistorius murder trial set for 3 March 2014
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius murder trial set for 3 March 2014

Aug 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 4,929 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Paralympian is accused of shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day this year.

# pretoria - Monday 22 July, 2013

Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:31 PM 4,030 Views 10 Comments

The latest statement from the Office of the Presidency in South Africa says the 95-year-old is still in a critical condition.

# pretoria - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'
# Madiba
# Madiba

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'

Jul 11th 2013, 1:57 PM 4,623 Views 15 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital for over a month.

# pretoria - Thursday 4 July, 2013

President Zuma: 'Doctors deny Mandela is in a vegetative state'
# Madiba
# Madiba

President Zuma: 'Doctors deny Mandela is in a vegetative state'

Jul 4th 2013, 10:19 PM 6,227 Views 10 Comments

Earlier, media reports suggested that doctors had suggested turning off the former leader’s life support.

# pretoria - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition 'improved during the night'
# Madiba
# Madiba

Nelson Mandela's condition 'improved during the night'

Jun 27th 2013, 1:47 PM 3,933 Views 13 Comments

The anti-apartheid legend was visited by the current South African president earlier today.

SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela

Jun 27th 2013, 8:42 AM 2,657 Views 2 Comments

An Australian minister has apologised for making a serious gaffe, telling a business dinner Mandela had died.

# pretoria - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela
# SAFRICA
# SAFRICA

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela

Jun 26th 2013, 7:55 AM 4,246 Views 2 Comments

Nelson Mandela is being treated in a hospital in Pretoria for a recurring lung infection.

# pretoria - Monday 24 June, 2013

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital
# Madiba
# Madiba

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital

Jun 24th 2013, 1:38 PM 3,795 Views 6 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital since 8 June.

# pretoria - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'

Jun 16th 2013, 3:46 PM 3,119 Views 2 Comments

Jacob Zuma has again sought the prayers of South Africans, in wishing the state’s former president a happy Father’s Day.

# pretoria - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital

Jun 11th 2013, 7:56 AM 2,914 Views 3 Comments

South Africans are being urged to ‘let go’ of their former leader as his condition remains unchanged.

# pretoria - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition

Jun 8th 2013, 12:33 PM 3,404 Views 8 Comments

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

# pretoria - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Updated: Oscar Pistorius hearing adjourned until August
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Updated: Oscar Pistorius hearing adjourned until August

Jun 4th 2013, 8:50 AM 6,347 Views 6 Comments

The South African ‘Blade Runner’ was back in court for the first time since he was bailed in February. The full trial is not expected to get under way until next year.

# pretoria - Friday 3 May, 2013

Officials suspended after wedding guests land at South African military base
# Wedding Crashers
# Wedding Crashers

Officials suspended after wedding guests land at South African military base

May 3rd 2013, 9:00 PM 21,892 Views 21 Comments

There have been calls of cronyism as the guests were attending the wedding of a major political donor to the ruling ANC.

# pretoria - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
# Madiba
# Madiba

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

Apr 6th 2013, 2:23 PM 2,803 Views 4 Comments

The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.

# pretoria - Monday 11 March, 2013

Reeva Steenkamp case: Oscar Pistorius lawyers appeal bail conditions
# Blade Runner
From The42
# Blade Runner

Reeva Steenkamp case: Oscar Pistorius lawyers appeal bail conditions

Mar 11th 2013, 3:53 PM 4,180 Views 0 Comments

The athlete’s lawyers insist he should be allowed to travel outside of South Africa and drink alcohol.

# pretoria - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Pistorius bought, collected guns in Olympic year
# Revelations
From The42
# Revelations

Pistorius bought, collected guns in Olympic year

Mar 2nd 2013, 2:46 PM 10,407 Views 0 Comments

The track star not only applied for licenses to own more guns, but actually bought them, according to reports.

# pretoria - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Pistorius plans his own service for Reeva Steenkamp
# Case
From The42
# Case

Pistorius plans his own service for Reeva Steenkamp

Feb 26th 2013, 7:44 PM 9,821 Views 0 Comments

Exactly a week ago, a memorial service was held for Steenkamp in the southern coast city of Port Elizabeth.

# pretoria - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Reeva Steenkamp death: Pistorius back in court for day two of bail hearing
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Reeva Steenkamp death: Pistorius back in court for day two of bail hearing

Feb 20th 2013, 7:38 AM 5,285 Views 18 Comments

The South African athlete faces an uphill task to be granted bail while he awaits trial for the murder of his girlfriend last Thursday.

# pretoria - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius: 'I tried to save Reeva. She died in my arms'
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius: 'I tried to save Reeva. She died in my arms'

Feb 19th 2013, 1:46 PM 20,760 Views 73 Comments

The court has adjourned the athlete’s bail hearing until 9am (South African time) tomorrow.

Family members break down after funeral of Reeva Steenkamp
# Reeva Steenkamp
# Reeva Steenkamp

Family members break down after funeral of Reeva Steenkamp

Feb 19th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,927 Views 2 Comments

The model was remembered in an intimate, private ceremony this morning.

# pretoria - Monday 18 February, 2013

Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge

Feb 18th 2013, 9:56 AM 55,342 Views 45 Comments

Victim Reeva Steenkamp’s funeral will take place tomorrow, the same day as Pistorius faces a bail hearing. He is charged with her murder.

# pretoria - Friday 15 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court to face girlfriend murder charges
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court to face girlfriend murder charges

Feb 15th 2013, 7:58 AM 12,774 Views 22 Comments

The amputee athlete faces charges of shooting his girlfriend dead at his home in Pretoria, South Africa early yesterday morning.

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