All Blacks throttle visiting Springboks

/ Sep 16, 2017

All Blacks throttle visiting Springboks

Flyhalf Beauden Barrett inspired the All Blacks to a record 57-0 win over the Springboks in a Rugby Championship test Saturday, dashing South Africa's belief in the revival of its rugby fortunes this season. Barrett's attacking master class helped the All Blacks score four tries ...

Online auctioning of rhino horn in South Africa starts, but slowly

Aug 27, 2017

Online auctioning of rhino horn in South Africa starts, but slowly

South Africa's first online auction of rhino horn — held last week amid outrage from conservationists — attracted fewer buyers than anticipated. John Hume, owner of the world's largest rhino farm, organized the controversial three-day selloff, which ended on Friday. Hume "has successfully concluded the world's ...

South African girl is third child with HIV remission

/ Jul 24, 2017

South African girl is third child with HIV remission

A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the AIDS virus into long-term remission — almost nine years and counting — after receiving a drug cocktail in infancy, researchers announced Monday. The child was given a 10-month course of anti-AIDS medicine ...