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EDITORIAL: Boks a hope for all of us

Picture the scene. Siya Kolisi, the first black Bok captain, raised in Zwide township outside of Port Elizabeth, lifting the World Cup

United SA behind Boks once again

The country came together to back the rugby team

Editorial: Rugby exposes SA’s resistance to transformation

'In many ways, rugby can be seen as symbolic of the pitfalls bedevilling the best-intentioned attempts at nation-building'

Data reveals secret to log-topping Lions’ success: Carrying the ball, not kicking it

The key to the Jo’burg franchise’s supremacy this season lies in keeping the ball and using it wisely.

Emotional reunion for ’95 Springbok team

Members of the 1995 World Cup Springbok squad gathered for a reunion marking the 20-year anniversary when they beat the All Blacks 15-12.

Francois Pienaar relives ‘Madiba magic’ of 1995

South Africans are reminded of "Madiba Magic" when 1995 World Cup winning Springbok captain Francois Pienaar pays tribute to Nelson Mandela.

Raw Boks might become well done

Inexperienced Springbok team could surprise Australia, but the odds are against them.

Ramsamy recalls bitter battles with rugby boards

In the film <em>Invictus</em> former president Nelson Mandela narrowly wins grudging approval from the administrators to retain the Springbok emblem.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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