Top League boss Coetzee hired to lead Springboks

Apr 12, 2016

Top League boss Coetzee hired to lead Springboks

Allister Coetzee made the big jump from coaching Top League side Kobe Kobelco Steelers to running South Africa on Tuesday, when the appointment was announced by the South African Rugby Union. A former Springbok assistant, Coetzee coached Steelers to a fourth-place finish last season, ...

Drones take to South Africa skies to combat rhino poaching

Feb 24, 2016

Drones take to South Africa skies to combat rhino poaching

In hills where Zulu royalty once hunted wildlife, South African conservationists now scan live video from a thermal-imaging camera attached to a drone, looking for heat signatures of poachers stalking through the bush to kill rhinos. The unarmed drone, which resembles a model airplane, ...

Feb 5, 2016

Three missing, 87 rescued after South Africa mine collapse

Almost 90 miners were rescued and three were still missing after a cave-in at a gold mine in northeastern South Africa on Friday, the firm that owns the mine said. The collapse at the mine’s main entrance trapped 87 workers underground, all of whom ...

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

Jan 26, 2016

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

England crumbled to 101 all out and its second lowest score ever in South Africa to lose the fourth and final test by 280 runs on Tuesday, ending a hugely successful tour on a sobering low point. Continuing on 52-3, England lasted barely an ...