Nick Said

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#AussieWicketsMustFall: Proteas claim victory to secure 5-0 Australia annihilation

David Warner's brilliant 173 was not enough to save Australia from a 32-run defeat in the fifth and final ODI at Newlands on Wednesday.

Embarrassed Coetzee to reach out to franchises for Bok help after All Black thumping

The Springboks conceded nine tries as they ended their Rugby Championship campaign with a humiliating defeat, their fourth in the competition.

All Blacks expect Bok backlash at Ellis Park

New Zealand are expecting a South Africa backlash at a hostile Ellis Park when the teams meet in a crunch Rugby Championship fixture on Saturday.

Bucs aim to rekindle cup love affair

Egypt's Zamalek come to town to face a Pirates side that has excelled in recent African matches.

Sharks have most bite in SA Super Rugby conference

With the Stormers sweating over injuries and the Bulls needing early momentum, the Sharks look likely to have the best chance of winning Super Rugby.

Allister Coetzee quits as Stormers coach

The man who coached the Stormers to successive South African conference titles in the extended Super 15 in 2011 and 2012 is to coach a Japanese team.

Gayle cries victimisation over dropping Bravo, Pollard

The batsman who almost single-handedly won two T20 matches against SA, says the batting and bowling lineup will be lacking due to these losses.

West Indies’ sloppy fielding allows Proteas to build advantage

Four missed wicket chances have allowed the Proteas to build up steam, heading into the tea break with just one wicket lost.

Alex Song left out of Cameroon Afcon squad

The midfielder was left out of the national Afcon squad, even though he asked his English side West Ham United to be released for the 2015 tournament.

Jake White leaves Sharks for international waters

Former Springbok coach and director of rugby at the Sharks Jake White has left the provincial team to pursue international opportunities.

Jean de Villiers returns from injury to lead Springboks

Jean de Villiers has recovered from a knee injury is back in the Springbok squad for the Rugby Championship.

Shakes Mashaba is new Bafana coach

Safa has appointed South African coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba as the new head coach of Bafana Bafana, a position he held previously in 2002.

Press Releases

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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