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Eyaaz Matwadia

Eyaaz Matwadia

Eyaaz Matwadia is a member of the Mail & Guardian's online team.
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
Rhino poaching is decreasing. The environmental affairs department says that 259 fewer rhinos were poached last year than the year before —...
Bafana’s will to improve on goalscoring
Bafana’s will to improve on goalscoring
The art of goalscoring has been South African football’s Achilles heel. It didn’t look like it was getting any better at the Africa Cup of...
Can Italy haunt the Boks once more?
Can Italy haunt the Boks once more?
The Springboks have beaten Italy in 13 out of 14 encounters yet it’s the memory of the one they didn’t that still lingers.
The Boks: On balance and reflection
The Boks: On balance and reflection
Rugby has a problem: it’s too predictable. Of all major sports our globe has to offer, few come close to offering the same levels of surety that...
Simbine sprints out of Bolt’s shadow
Simbine sprints out of Bolt’s shadow
Team South Africa touched down in the blistering Doha heat earlier this week. Much of the squad, comprising five women and 26 men, arrived...
Who’s who in the Rugby World Cup?
Who’s who in the Rugby World Cup?
The Rugby World Cup brings the possibility of upsets, unforeseeable circumstances and the teeth-grinding vexation of controversy. It also brings...
The haka can’t scare Bokke gees
The haka can’t scare Bokke gees
No one can escape the feeling that a banal encounter between hosts Japan and rugby nobodies Russia doesn’t really feel like the true World Cup...
Ranjeni Munusamy implicated by witness at Zondo commission
Ranjeni Munusamy implicated by witness at Zondo commission
Ranjeni Munusamy, a senior journalist from the Tiso Blackstar Group, received money to settle the...
India tour could be the Protea’s recovery or a relapse
India tour could be the Protea’s recovery or a relapse
For the South African cricket side, it seems more like a steep hill to recovery than a road. This argument arises after their abysmal Cricket World...
Amakhosi eye long reign on top
Amakhosi eye long reign on top
It may be clever to wound a giant, but it is foolish to believe that it will never rise again. Kaizer Chiefs have not only begun the 2019/2020...
Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence
Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence
Gender rights activists will embark on a ‘Shutdown Sandton’ campaign on Friday in an effort to highlight business’s complicity in gender...