Alastair Himmer

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Boks braced for ‘slippery’ Wales in World Cup semifinal

South Africa hasn't reached the World Cup final since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in 2007

All Blacks coach Hansen says Springboks are NZ’s ‘biggest rival’

The coach admits that this weekend's match against England will be a mighty clash, but insists that they are not his side's fiercest rival

American teen Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

The 17-year-old, who has melted the hearts of home fans in Pyeongchang, justified her status as the hot favourite with an eye-popping top score

Winter Olympics calling for Ghana’s skeleton ace

After failing to qualify as a sprinter, Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong is set to become the second athlete from West Africa to compete in Pyeongchang

‘Terrifying’ – Nigerian women fight fear to make Olympic bobsleigh history

Billed as "Cool Runnings" reloaded, the Nigerian women's bobsled team admit they battle their demons every time they climb into the sled.

Coach enjoys the suite life in Pyongyang

'I live in a hotel suite with my wife and live in Pyongyang like I do in Europe'

Rikako Ikee, who just turned 16, is ready to find happiness at Rio Olympics

Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee is set to make a big splash in Rio.

David Beckham linked with move to Australia

David Beckham could be set to move to the A-League after Football Federation Australia (FFA) said they had been approached by his management.

Emotional Murray cut down by razor sharp Raonic

US Open champion Andy Murray was upset by Milos Raonic in the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Saturday, ending his defence of his Tokyo title.

Djokovic destroys Murray in Melbourne final

Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win his second Australian Open on Sunday, prolonging Britain's wait for male singles champion.

Now call me Aussie Kim says champion Clijsters

Kim Clijsters said she had finally earned her nickname "Aussie Kim" after beating Li Na 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to capture her first Australian Open.

Clijsters crashes Cornet’s birthday party

Third seed Kim Clijsters survived her first test of the Australian Open to beat Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 7-6, 6-3.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!