Sri Lanka

 
Sine’s a gift that will keep giving
Sine’s a gift that will keep giving
Neil Rogers, who describes himself as Sinethemba Qeshile’s “stand-in uncle”, tells a story that’s a metaphor for the new Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman’s career: “When he was about nine, Sine was left out of the cricket team at Gonubie Primary School and my son Kyle —...
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka on Wednesday began interviewing 47 applicants for two positions as hangmen, officials said, as Amnesty International urged Colombo not to...
On the horns of a dilemma
On the horns of a dilemma
Legalising the rhino horn trade could inject R60-billion into the South African fiscus, but allowing the trade could backfire at the expense of...
Glyphosate under fire from San Francisco to Sri Lanka
Glyphosate under fire from San Francisco to Sri Lanka
Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's weedkiller Roundup, is the subject of fierce controversy...
Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister: official
Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister: official
Sri Lanka's president on Sunday reappointed as prime minister the same man he sacked from the job nearly two months ago, ending a messy power...
Sport audit 2018: How SA’s national cricket teams performed
Sport audit 2018: How SA’s national cricket teams performed
Sport is in South Africa’s DNA. In the past 24 years, it has been the tugboat that has towed our image past a global audience. From promising...
China’s generosity queried
China’s generosity queried
China’s President Xi Jinping has brought with him news of multibillion-dollar investments and cash loans to two of South Africa’s state-owned...
H&M, Gap to probe sexual harassment in factories
H&M, Gap to probe sexual harassment in factories
Fashion giants H&M and Gap Inc vowed to investigate reports that garment workers who supply their high-street stores routinely face sexual...
M.I.A.’s collage clarifies the cause
M.I.A.’s collage clarifies the cause
In 1985, the wave of Sri Lankan refugees to South London included 10-year-old Mathangi Arulpragasam, her mother, brother and sister. Her father...
First Sri Lankan woman at the Asian Winter Games surprises all
First Sri Lankan woman at the Asian Winter Games surprises all
Following in the tradition of plucky triers such as Jamaica’s bobsledders and British ski jumper Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards, a Sri Lankan...
Sri Lankan cricketer Sangakkara craves new records
Sri Lankan cricketer Sangakkara craves new records
Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara said on Wednesday that he loved chasing records after becoming the first batsman to score four consecutive...
Pope Francis names first Sri Lankan saint
Pope Francis names first Sri Lankan saint
Pope Francis named the first saint to come from Sri Lanka at a waterfront Mass for more than half a million people in Colombo on...

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