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Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Debutant scrum-half Herschel Jantjies scored two tries as South Africa beat Australia 35-17 Saturday in the opening match of the Rugby Championship season in Johannesburg. The Western Stormers half-back claimed the first and fourth Springbok tries before being warmly applauded when substituted 14 minutes from …

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South Africa stuns Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Thembinkosi Lorch scored on 85 minutes to give South Africa a stunning 1-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt after a pulsating last-16 clash in Cairo Saturday. After three woeful group performances, South Africa were rank outsiders against the record seven-time African champions, …

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South Africa’s Tahir set for emotional exit

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  South Africa’s Imran Tahir is readying himself for an emotional farewell to one-day international cricket, although the veteran is upbeat about the Proteas’ future. Saturday’s World Cup match against reigning champions Australia is set to be Tahir’s 107th and last ODI before the leg-spinner bows …

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South Africa sneak through, Kenya ejected

💠 Qualified for #AFCON2019 Round of 16 🇳🇬 Nigeria 🇪🇬 Egypt 🇩🇿 Algeria 🇲🇦 Morocco 🇲🇬 Madagascar 🇺🇬 Uganda 🇨🇮 Ivory Coast 🇨🇲 Cameroon 🇸🇳 Senegal 🇹🇳 Tunisia 🇬🇭 Ghana 🇲🇱 Mali BEST 3rd placed teams 🇬🇳 Guinea 🇨🇩 DR Congo 🇧🇯 Benin 🇿🇦 South Africa Cairo, Egypt | THE …

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COMMENT: How Mandela bent history

Before anything, he was a politician; skilled at building coalitions and charming political opponents | MARK SUZMAN | Twenty-five years ago, South Africa held its first free elections after the end of apartheid. The African National Congress won overwhelmingly, and its leader, Nelson Mandela, began to knit the country back …

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South Africa: The five labours of Cyril Ramaphosa

  Pretoria, South Africa | AFP |  Newly-elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa faces herculean tasks after he gets down to work after Saturday’s inauguration. They include: – Fixing the economy – South Africa has the most advanced infrastructure in the continent, but its commodities-dependent economy has been in a …

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