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22 February 2018 5:59 PM Stormers face 'improved' Waratahs

Sydney - The Waratahs will be entering the Super Rugby season a week after the Stormers did but the touring team have managed to get in enough analysis to know they will be up against an improved team in Sydney. With the Stormers having already played one tough game against the Jaguares, you’d think that the Cape players would start Saturday’s game with a slight 25

22 February 2018 7:03 AM 4 Waratahs debutants against Stormers

Sydney - Openside flanker Michael Hooper will lead the Waratahs in his 81st Super Rugby game for the franchise in their opening Super Rugby match against the Stormers at Allianz Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 10:45 SA time). Four players in the starting line-up will make their Waratahs Super Rugby debuts: former NSW and Australia Schoolboys midfielder 30

21 February 2018 6:41 AM 57 days later Thomson cleared to leave hospital

Cape Town - Former All Blacks and Highlanders forward Adam Thomson is out of hospital and has been cleared to fly home to New Zealand, after overcoming a spinal infection. According to the Stuff website, the 29-cap international spent 57 days in a Tokyo hospital after suffering from lumbar discitis, a painful infection of the spine. But Thomson, 35, who moved 29

20 February 2018 1:12 PM Two Kenyan pilots released by S Sudan rebels

Juba - Two Kenyan pilots held for over a month after crash-landing their plane in rebel-held South Sudan have been released, a rebel spokesperson said on Tuesday. The two men were flying South Sudanese aid workers close to Akobo in the east of the country early last month when they were forced to make an emergency landing, resulting in the death of one civilian 27

20 February 2018 10:30 AM Stormers ditch targets for tour Down Under

Cape Town - In 2017 the Stormers left for a three-match tour of New Zealand full of hope. The Capetonians had started the season with six straight victories, including a seriously impressive 34-26 win over the Chiefs at Newlands. Defeat to eventual finalists the Lions the week before leaving for New Zealand did not dampen the spirits, and coach Robbie 39

19 February 2018 5:45 AM IS claims Russia church shooting

Moscow - Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the assault. An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said. The regional 32

13 February 2018 8:40 PM Duterte slammed over threat to shoot rebels in the genitals

Manila – Human rights groups say the Philippine president's remarks about troops shooting female communist rebels in the genitals to render them "useless" can encourage sexual violence and war crimes. The left-wing group Karapatan said on Tuesday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte "has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist who incites 31

13 February 2018 8:17 AM DRC's army recovers largest Ugandan rebel stronghold

Beni - Democratic Republic of Congo's army says it has captured the largest stronghold for the Uganda-born Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Congo's northeast. Capt. Mak Hazukay Mongba, spokesperson for Operation Sukola, said on Monday the army released hostages and took control of the "grand bastion" of ADF rebels in Mwalika, about 80km from Beni. According 26

09 January 2018 6:32 PM New clashes outside South Sudan's capital said to kill 4

Juba - South Sudan's armed opposition says four government soldiers have been killed in new clashes just outside the capital, Juba. The opposition says soldiers in two vehicles attacked their position on Tuesday morning in Wunu'Lyet, less than 10km from Juba. It's the latest violation of a cease-fire that began December 24 with the hope of calming a civil 29

22 December 2017 8:00 AM Mali army kills 5 jihadists after ambush

Bamako - Mali's army said Thursday it killed five jihadists but lost one soldier repelling an attack in the centre of the vast, landlocked nation. The assault happened at a military outpost near the remote town of Niono at around 0130 GMT, a military statement said. The troops "reacted forcefully, pushing back the assailants," it said. The country, bordering 31