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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview � Round 1

Flyhalf duel adds spice to local season opener in Durban; Kolisi leads DHL Stormers from No 8 against Hurricanes; Emirates Lions face difficult task first up in Buenos Aires. The 25th edition of Vodacom Super Rugby kicks off this weekend, starting w…

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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview � Round 1

Flyhalf duel adds spice to local season opener in Durban; Kolisi leads DHL Stormers from No 8 against Hurricanes; Emirates Lions face difficult task first up in Buenos Aires. The 25th edition of Vodacom Super Rugby kicks off this weekend, starting w…

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When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero?

What’s wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players too often get sucked into worlds full of violence and unhealthy body images, according to Jay Shapiro, co-founder of Kenya-based Usiku Game…

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Nominations open for SA Rugby Player of the Year Awards 2019

NOTE: Media are welcome to report the nomination process, but please note that polling is only open to media and that the details of the polling mechanism are not for publication. SA Rugby has started the process to identify the South African Rugby Pl…

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Continental championship Rugby Africa Cup 2020 season starts with new spectator experience

Earlier this year Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) announced the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC). A format that is easier to follow for spectators and more inclusive for teams across the continent. On November 23, 2019, the elimination stage kicks off the ne…

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Africa’s Only Wheelchair Rugby League Battles It Out

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa is home to one of the world’s top rugby’s teams. It’s also home to Africa’s only national league of wheelchair rugby. But while wheelchair rugby is an amateur sport with limited resources, there is no shortage of d…

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Cricket Farming May Help Ease Global Food Shortages

KISUMU, KENYA – If nothing is done to improve food production and land use, the world may face unrest and conflict, according to a landmark report. The study by a coalition of universities and environmental organizations says current farming practices …

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New Tool to Quell Violence in Ethiopian Refugee Camps: Podcasts

BOKOLOMAYO, ETHIOPIA – A team of researchers and humanitarian professionals have developed a unique approach to combat domestic violence in the refugee camps of Dollo Ado in Ethiopia.The approach involves the co-creation of a podcast series called Unit…

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