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South Africa

South Africa
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  • Israeli circumcision device provokes union outcry in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa may turn to an Israeli circumcision device to reduce the number of young males who die in botched initiation ceremonies, provoking an outcry from union allies of the ruling party who support sanctions against the...
  • Barrett, Harris in focus as All Blacks seek title

    (Reuters) - New Zealand can seal their third successive Rugby Championship title with a bonus-point win against the Pumas in La Plata on Saturday but the long-term focus will be on the performances of flyhalf Beauden Barrett and rookie hooker Nathan...
  • De Villiers wants smarter Boks on the ball

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa must make better use of possession and territory when they face Australia in their penultimate Rugby Championship match at Newlands on Saturday, captain Jean de Villiers said. De Villiers lamented his side's...
  • 'Dolus eventualis', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: 'Dolus...
  • Convicted Pistorius leaves Pretoria High Court

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius left the Pretoria High Court on Friday escorted by police and bodyguards through a scrum of television cameras and supporters after his conviction for the negligent killing of his girlfriend...
  • Folau ready for running game against Springboks

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Australia fullback Israel Folau expects a more open game than in their previous encounter when the Wallabies take on South Africa in the Rugby Championship at Newlands on Saturday. Folau identified opposite number Willie le Roux...
  • South Africa says toll in Nigeria church collapse rises to 115

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The death toll from the collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos has risen to 115, South African government minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday, urging the heavily criticized Nigerian government to investigate the "tragedy"....
  • South Africa says nuclear power deal with Russia in early stages

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's nuclear cooperation deal signed this week with Russia is part of a tender process that will involve other competing countries and is not a contract to build power plants, government officials said on Tuesday. The...
  • De Villiers reaches milestone he never thought he would achieve

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Springboks captain Jean de Villiers cannot quite believe that he is about to play his 100th test match, given he felt he might not even get a second after he destroyed ligaments in his knee, seven minutes into his debut. The centre...
  • Pistorius's next battle to avoid notorious C-Max jail

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After his conviction on Friday for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius's next battle will be to stay outside the walls of the notorious...
  • Attackers of Rwandan exile jailed for eight years in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Four men convicted of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame in South Africa were each jailed for eight years on Monday, though the magistrate said they were not the main culprits. Former Rwandan army...