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21 February 2018 9:22 AM Boks v All Blacks in Brazil? NZR dismisses report

Cape Town - New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has dismissed a report that the All Blacks could play a one-off Test against the Springboks in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2020. Afrikaans publication Netwerk24 reported over the weekend that cash-strapped SA Rugby was exploring the possibility of the Springboks playing the All Blacks in the South American country. It would 22

20 February 2018 1:41 PM LISTEN: Amor Vittone releases teaser for new single dedicated to Joost

Cape Town - Local Afrikaans singer Amor Vittone has released a teaser for her new single dedicated to her husband Joost van der Westhuizen on what would have been his 47th birthday. Amor wrote on Facebook: "Here is a short snippet of my new single. It's dedicated to Joost on his birthday anniversary today." Some of the lyrics of the song are "You became 31

13 February 2018 5:45 AM Afrikaans-speaking parents threaten to close Eastern Cape school

Port Elizabeth - About 80 disgruntled parents, pupils and community members attempted to close Sandisulwazi Secondary School in Paterson, in the Eastern Cape, on Monday. The protesters are demanding a teacher to teach Afrikaans as a subject, according to a GroundUp report. Sandisulwazi has nine teachers, eight of whom are Xhosa-speaking and one who is English-speaking 32

12 February 2018 4:06 PM Schoolboy who needs 3% more for pass gets court order for re-mark

Durban – Three percent is all that stands between a Durban North schoolboy doing his matric this year or repeating Grade 11. And now his father has secured a High Court order compelling the education department to re-mark his Afrikaans Second Language paper. In an urgent application that came before Durban High Court Judge Johan Ploos van Amstel on Monday 31

22 January 2018 5:14 AM Uncertainty remains over Coetzee's Bok post

Cape Town - It remains unclear whether Allister Coetzee will stay on as Springbok coach in the 2018 season. The talk behind the scenes is that SA Rugby wants to relieve Coetzee of his duties but legal matters regarding his contract appear to be delaying the decision. According to Sunday newspaper Rapport, Coetzee met with his employers last Thursday 39

17 January 2018 8:26 AM 'Our kids are discriminated because of Afrikaans'

Johannesburg - The EFF and a parent were involved in a brawl on the first day of school during a protest outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging on Wednesday morning. Members of the EFF said black children in Vereeniging are being discriminated against at Hoërskool Overvaal because of Afrikaans. "You will know that the majority of people residing in this area are blacks 97

15 January 2018 2:39 PM BREAKING: High Court sets aside bid to have Hoërskool Overvaal admit 55 English-speaking learners

Pretoria – The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has set aside the decision by the Gauteng department of education to admit 55 learners to be taught in English, into Hoërskool Overvaal, an Afrikaans medium of instruction of language. Judge Bill Prinsloo has found in favour of Hoërskool Overvaal in that the school does not have the capacity to admit 49

08 January 2018 3:13 PM Fedsas hopeful all 30 000+ Gauteng learners will be placed in schools

Johannesburg – Poor planning is to blame for the more than 30 000 Gauteng Grade 1 and 8 pupils, who have not yet been placed at schools for 2018. Speaking to News24, Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) CEO Paul Colditz said Gauteng experiences the same problem every year, but added that he was hopeful that all pupils would 32

05 January 2018 3:00 PM Nigerian stars Banky W and Adesua’s Cape Town wedding coming to Africa Magic

Cape Town – M-Net is following up Minnie Dlamini's TV nuptials with another TV wedding spectacular: the lavish Cape Town wedding of the Nigerian rapper, Oluwabankole Wellington – known as Banky W – and the Nigerian actress Adesua Etomi who were wed in November. The TV special will be broadcast this Saturday across the continent on MultiChoice's DStv's 98

02 January 2018 7:14 AM Stefan Ludick gets engaged to 7de Laan star Anelle Bester

Cape Town - South African singer and all-around hunk Stefan Ludick has asked his long-time girlfriend, Anelle Bester, to marry him. 7de Laan fans will recognise the actress from her role as Suna on the popular soapie. The dark-haired beauty has been on the show since May 2017. Anelle also starred in the Afrikaans film, Sonskyn Beperk alongside Neels 30