Andy Capostagno

SA rugby season kicks off in a week of highs and lows

Two referees for rugby games in future, the expansion of the "mark" law and a rejig of the Currie Cup set the tone for rugby in the year ahead.

France no pushover for the Boks

A talented French team packed with powerful forwards will be a real test for the Boks in the final rugby match of their European tour.

Springboks win a worm welcome

After the disaster of the Millennium Stadium playing field, Murrayfield also has some surprises, writes Andy Capostagno.

A feisty Wales is all the tired Boks need

With so many rugby players battered by the Currie Cup, the Springbok team may need a moment to catch its breath.

No rest for weary Boks

A clash at the top of the domestic table means Springbok rugby players will have to play through their end-of-season weariness.

Wallabies’ persistence against Springboks is futile

Discipline dilemmas, a bruising in Brisbane and Fourie du Preez back for the Springboks spells humiliation for the Australian rugby team at Newlands.

Springboks: Class of 37

A look back at the 1937 Springboks team and how they won the tour.

Cheetahs have a lot to chew on

There comes a time when promise has to be turned into achievement. That moment has arrived for Naka Drotske's Cheetahs.

Meyer fails to take bullishness by horns

Even if Heyneke Meyer eventually managed to lose his blue-tinted glasses, he has kept his blinkers on.

Boks: Treading water at Twickenham

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer is counting on the fact that victory, not conservative rugby, will be remembered, writes Andy Capostagno.

Boks must take Scots by the scruff of the neck

It's hard to understand why certain teams give the Boks sleepless nights. Wales have produced plenty of champion sides and yet they have but one win.

100-year legacy seeks protection in Lansdowne Road

When the Springboks play at the Aviva Stadium against Ireland, it will be three weeks short of exactly 100 years since they first played there.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world