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SOUTH AFRICA

Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jul 20, 2023
Putin, facing arrest risk, to skip BRICS summit in South Africa
The U.S. and its allies have sought to make Putin into a pariah over his invasion, but many countries in the global south have refused to join sanctions against Moscow.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 18, 2023
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa tells Putin Ukraine 'war must be settled'
South Africa's president, in Russia as part of a delegation pushing for peace between Kyiv and Moscow, told Vladimir Putin that the fighting had to stop.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 9, 2023
South Africa’s Ramaphosa plans call with China’s Xi amid furor over Putin warrant
Some South African ministers are in favor of the BRICS summit moving to China, which isn’t a member of the International Criminal Court.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 2, 2023
BRICS ministers put on show of strength as Putin arrest warrant looms large
The ICC accused Putin in March of the war crime of forcibly deporting children from Russian-occupied territory in Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 19, 2023
Last known speaker fights to preserve South African indigenous language
N|uu was spoken by one of many hunter-gatherer groups that populated Southern Africa before the arrival of European colonizers.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 13, 2023
South Africa rejects U.S. accusations of arms shipment to Russia
South Africa is one of Russia's most important allies on a continent divided over the Ukraine war, but says it is impartial and has abstained from voting on U.N. resolutions on the conflict.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 9, 2023
Faf de Klerk says Springboks motivated to 'prove world wrong'
The feisty scrum-half believes the underdog tag fits the fourth-ranked defending world champions ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 3, 2023
Fate of an eighth of the world’s white rhinos to be decided this week
The sale of the about 2,000 endangered rhinos, equipment and the land comes as South Africa fights to protect the animals in its nature reserves.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 28, 2023
How 60 million South Africans are being failed by the West's green ambitions
Only one coal-fired power plant has been closed, and some South African politicians are pushing to keep others open longer than planned as the country struggles to end daily blackouts.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 25, 2023
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi could miss World Cup with knee injury
A South African Rugby Union insider said on Monday that the 31-year-old World Cup-winning skipper had seen specialists and is set to meet another on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 24, 2023
No plans to expand Six Nations, says CEO amid South Africa interest
South Africa has been increasingly aligning itself with the northern hemisphere, with four clubs joining the United Rugby Championship in 2021.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 27, 2022
Springboks hail 'special' Twickenham triumph as Eddie Jones defends record
South Africa's domination of England in their final test of the year was reminiscent of their overwhelming win over the same opponents at the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 19, 2022
South Africa’s EV dream threatens $8.5 billion in climate aid
The landmark funding plan unveiled at last year's climate conference in Glasgow was meant to help South Africa wean itself off coal.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 22, 2022
All Blacks Sam Cane out of Wallabies clash as Ardie Savea returns to back row
Wallabies lock Darcy Swain was handed a six-week ban for the dangerous cleanout which led to Quinn Tupaea's injury.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 18, 2022
Late try earns Springboks bonus-point win over Argentina
South Africa dominated the first half with their power game, but were given a scare in the second half as Argentina's Pumas roared back in Buenos Aires.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Sep 11, 2022
Anthem nerves a worry for rising England star Ollie Robinson
Before play in the third test against South Africa finally started on the scheduled third day of five, England paid its respect to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 11, 2022
Ireland stun hosts South Africa at Rugby World Cup Sevens
Jordan Conroy scored as brace of tries for the Irish, who were worthy winners as they disrupted the South African set piece and forced the home team into uncharacteristic errors.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 5, 2022
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi hopes to see more consistency as Rugby Championship winds down
Any of the four nations in the Rugby Championship can still claim the title with no team able to dominate this year's campaign.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 21, 2022
Thousands celebrate crowning of South Africa's new Zulu king
Misuzulu Zulu ascended the throne during ceremonies that were partially overshadowed by a bitter succession dispute.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 4, 2022
Reeling All Blacks desperate to bounce back in South Africa
'There's nothing better than the challenge of playing South Africa in South Africa, we know what's coming, and it's up to us as players to own our part of it and get our own stuff right.'

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan