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# south-africa - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Rugby Championship abandons home and away format
# SANZAAR
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# SANZAAR

Rugby Championship abandons home and away format

Jun 16th 2022, 7:51 AM 12,486 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 26,655 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
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# Take A Bow

Ireland seal famous victory over South Africa

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:26 PM 4,965 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 15,479 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 34,824 Views 29 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 13,265 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 18,821 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 4,842 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 3,461 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 7,407 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 5,583 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 21,952 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
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# 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 17,336 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 9,016 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 5,187 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 9,226 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 6,809 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 3,329 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 33,211 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 50,981 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 6,878 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 11,086 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 17,544 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 21,734 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 40,378 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 10,795 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 34,953 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 6,419 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 6,828 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 9,322 Views 6 Comments

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

# south-africa - 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 6,841 Views 4 Comments

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

# south-africa - Sunday 26 December, 2021

‘A man of words and action’: Tributes paid to Desmond Tutu following death
# Tributes
# Tributes

‘A man of words and action’: Tributes paid to Desmond Tutu following death

Updated Dec 26th 2021, 12:16 PM 15,852 Views 14 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said Desmond Tutu was “a man of profound wisdom”.

Desmond Tutu, revered anti-apartheid figure and South African archbishop, dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Desmond Tutu, revered anti-apartheid figure and South African archbishop, dies aged 90

Dec 26th 2021, 7:24 AM 39,306 Views 14 Comments

The Nobel Prize winner, often described as the moral conscience of South Africa, died today in Cape Town.

# south-africa - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Drop in South Africa's Covid-19 cases may show Omicron peak has passed
# Promising Signs
# Promising Signs

Drop in South Africa's Covid-19 cases may show Omicron peak has passed

Dec 22nd 2021, 12:56 PM 35,879 Views 68 Comments

There is a hint that infections involving the new variant may recede quickly after a ferocious spike.

# south-africa - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

South African court orders former president Jacob Zuma back to jail
# South Africa
# South Africa

South African court orders former president Jacob Zuma back to jail

Dec 15th 2021, 10:45 PM 11,754 Views 0 Comments

A court withdrew the medical parole given to Zuma who has served two months of a 15-month term for refusing to testify before a state commission.

# south-africa - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Munster confirm that head coach Van Graan will leave at end of season
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Munster confirm that head coach Van Graan will leave at end of season

Dec 14th 2021, 10:13 AM 46,445 Views 102 Comments

The South African was offered a new two-year deal but will depart in June.

# south-africa - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

South Africa World Cup winning out-half signs for Leicester
# Handré Pollard
From The42
# Handré Pollard

South Africa World Cup winning out-half signs for Leicester

Dec 7th 2021, 3:33 PM 8,311 Views 2 Comments

His arrival will fill the fly-half vacancy created by England international George Ford’s move from Leicester to Sale next year.

# south-africa - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Reinfections three times more likely with Omicron, South African research suggests
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Reinfections three times more likely with Omicron, South African research suggests

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:44 PM 39,339 Views 48 Comments

The preliminary study by South African scientists was published today.

CEO Ian Flanagan confirms Munster intend to fulfil European fixture against Wasps
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

CEO Ian Flanagan confirms Munster intend to fulfil European fixture against Wasps

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:17 PM 8,547 Views 8 Comments

With 34 players and staff quarantining in Ireland and another 14 still in South Africa, Munster are set to take to the field with a mixture of Ireland Internationals and academy players.

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

34 of Munster's party depart South Africa, 14 remain in Cape Town quarantine
# Homebound
From The42
# Homebound

34 of Munster's party depart South Africa, 14 remain in Cape Town quarantine

Updated Nov 30th 2021, 10:51 PM 35,108 Views 5 Comments

The travelling group are set to land in Dublin on Wednesday evening.

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