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January 19, 2020
Davos chief welcomes views of Trump, Greta Thunberg at forum
The head of the World Economic Forum says it's “reassuring" that U.S. President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta ...
January 14, 2020
South Africa to strip refugees' status for any political act
South Africa can now strip refugees of their asylum status if they engage in any political activity related to their home ...
December 31, 2019
British ex-PM skipped 'street cred' of Olympics for cricket
For one British prime minister, choosing between the Olympics Games and cricket was a no-brainer. Archival records released ...
November 03, 2019
Springboks ready for World Cup trophy tour of good hope
As black and white players hugged, danced and shared beer out of the Webb Ellis Cup, people across South Africa celebrated ...
November 02, 2019
'We love you South Africa': Kolisi pride after World Cup win
Siya Kolisi grabbed the Webb Ellis Cup, gave it a kiss and hoisted it high as fireworks exploded and his teammates — black ...
November 02, 2019
No burden, no pressure as Erasmus steers Boks to victory
Of all the intricate details that went into 618 days of planning for this moment, Rassie Erasmus regarded none as more ...
November 02, 2019
The Latest: Historic moment as Kolisi lifts World Cup
The Latest at the Rugby World Cup on Saturday (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Siya Kolisi lifted the Rugby World Cup trophy and ...
November 01, 2019
England, Boks meet in a RWC final not for the faint-hearted
During one of England's practice sessions this week, front-rower Kyle Sinckler donned a hoodie and a pair of boxing gloves ...
October 31, 2019
Springboks' 1st black captain gets his chance at history
It was the week after Siya Kolisi's fourth birthday when Nelson Mandela presented Springboks captain Francois Pienaar with ...
October 27, 2019
Springboks eke out 19-16 win over Wales, reach RWC final
It was attritional, it was error-strewn, it was mostly a kick-fest. It was pretty much exactly what was predicted, perhaps ...
September 13, 2019
Rugby reflections: a look back at the 8 World Cups
In eight Rugby World Cup tournaments, four countries have claimed the title: New Zealand three times, including the last two, ...
September 12, 2019
Springboks RWC contenders after Erasmus turns it around
Rassie Erasmus turned it around for the Springboks. South Africa goes to the Rugby World Cup in Japan as a contender for the ...
September 08, 2019
Mugabe's anti-colonial rage fueled long reign over Zimbabwe
Robert Mugabe had just made a furious speech against Zimbabwe's LGBT community, calling them "worse than pigs and dogs." As ...
September 06, 2019
It's complicated: Zimbabweans see Mugabe's legacy as mixed
A Zimbabwean politician summed up her reaction to Robert Mugabe's death with one word: Complicated. Mugabe, 95, stood tall ...
August 21, 2019
South African court restricts displays of apartheid-era flag
South Africa's Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its ...
August 01, 2019
Mozambique peace accord brings hope of economic growth
Mozambique's president signed a peace accord Thursday with the country's main opposition party Renamo to end decades of ...
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