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Ireland beats South Africa 13-8 in titanic Rugby World Cup clash

Hickory Record 23 Sep 2023
2-ranked South Africa's physicality and profiting from its wasteful kicking to win 13-8 in a ferocious encounter on Saturday ... South Africa was on top for considerable spells but paid the price for poor goalkicking from flyhalf Manie Libbok and scrumhalf Faf de Klerk, who missed a combined four of five and left 11 points in the wind.

What is a heat dome and will the UK be affected?

Metro UK 06 Sep 2023
People have been enjoying a ‘last dose of summer’ in recent days (Picture. Joe Giddens/PA Wire) ... More. Trending ... Instead, Dr England believes ‘the flow around the high pressure is generally from the south over the UK, bringing heat up from the Mediterranean and north Africa’. Follow Metro across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tshwane metro says water towers taking strain due to prolonged power cuts

Eye Witness News 05 Sep 2023
The metro’s Lindela Mashigo said reservoir levels were critically low. JOHANNESBURG - As South Africa continues to endure rolling power cuts, the City of Tshwane’s water supply is now at risk of running dry ... The metro’s ...

Man charged with council worker’s death after extradition from Spain

Metro UK 25 Aug 2023
Ashley Dale, 28, died from a gun shot wound in August last year (Picture. PA) ... He is due to appear at Liverpool Magistrates Court today ... PA) ... PA). They said ... More. Trending ... Earlier this month, a British doctor was shot dead after ‘taking a wrong turn’ while on holiday in South Africa. Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at

A South African singer just became a hit on Chinese reality TV

The Philadelphia Tribune 24 Aug 2023
Born in Tshwane, South Africa, the 26-year-old told CNN her parents sent her to Pretoria Chinese School, where she learned Mandarin from age 6 to 18 ... In 2022 she launched a career in South Africa as MOE ... to cultivate audiences back home in South Africa, in Africa, in the U.S.”.

Love Island’s Tanya Manhenga and Shaq Muhammad baffled by plummeting ratings… but think they’ve sussed ...

Metro UK 01 Aug 2023
Speaking exclusively to at the National Reality TV Awards at Porchester Hall in London, Tanya and Shaq were bewildered as to why the current season wasn’t pulling its weight ... The couple finished in fourth place during season nine of the hit ITV fixture that allowed singletons explore romantic connections in South Africa.

World Cup underdogs showing they have more bite than Lionesses and other big teams expected

Metro UK 27 Jul 2023
England boss Sarina Wiegman (left) and captain Millie Bright (Picture. PA) ... France were also held to a 0-0 draw with Jamaica, while Sweden were forced to come back from a goal down to beat South Africa 2-1, relying on a 90th-minute header to get three points ... Metro newspaper ... Follow Metro Sport for the latest news on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Meteorologists reveal weather forecast for Greece after two-week heatwave

Metro UK 25 Jul 2023
AP/ ... Dr Kimberley Simpson, a climate expert and researcher at the University of Sheffield and Rhodes University in South Africa, previously told that the fires have been kindled by the tinder-dry conditions left by the heatwaves ... Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at

Surfers completely unaware huge great white shark is right under them

Metro UK 18 Jul 2023
They were all completely oblivious to the gigantic creature as it circled beneath their boards in South Africa ... ‘’What a crazy chance to see a shark like that! South Africa is incredible!’ ... Kimon Bisogno, 39, was attacked and killed by a great white shark while in waist deep water in South Africa (Picture.

WATCH: ANC looks to reduce red tape in service delivery and infrastructure projects across the country

Independent online (SA) 09 Jul 2023
Municipalities have lost close to R1 billion due to underspending on grants meant for development ... Nkadibeng said they recently took 92 experts to a number of municipalities and metro’s across South Africa to assess and begin roll-out of infrastructure projects ... “Coalitions are new to South Africa ... IOL .

Great white sharks could be coming to UK seas, experts say

Metro UK 06 Jul 2023
Great white sharks may be seen off the coast of the UK (Picture. Getty Images) ... He told The Times ... They were virtually non-existent there prior to the 1970s ... More ... They can be found throughout the world’s oceans, and are often spotted near South Africa, California and New Zealand. Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at ... ....

Are there great white sharks in the UK? Experts say there soon could be

Metro UK 06 Jul 2023
Great white sharks may be seen off the coast of the UK (Picture. Getty Images) ... He told The Times ... They were virtually non-existent there prior to the 1970s ... More ... They can be found throughout the world’s oceans, and are often spotted near South Africa, California and New Zealand. Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at ... ....

New Zulu king ‘poisoned’ after bitter succession battle for the throne

Metro UK 03 Jul 2023
Misuzulu Zulu, South Africa’s Zulu king, had medical examinations yesterday but a spokesperson denied that he was taken to hospital ... The prime minister went on to explain that the new Zulu king wanted to get treatment in Eswatini because ‘his parents had both received treatment in South Africa and subsequently died’.

Report: Cities are the best hope for turning SA around

Independent online (SA) 27 Jun 2023
This was found in a report released by one of South Africa’s think tanks, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) titled ‘South Africa’s future will be decided in our cities’ ... “South Africa’s metros should not be a political landing space for those who cannot make it in national politics,” she added.

Treasury launches spatial economic activity data to clarify geographic distribution of SA’s economy

Independent online (SA) 20 Jun 2023
Godongwana said financial support to South Africa’s metros through grant instruments was projected at R6.3 billion over the medium term ... “South Africa also has significant opportunities outside the large metro areas in smaller metros and cities in large and small towns, and rural economies and can be tapped to expand human welfare.

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