When they woke 75 years ago this morning, the people of Dresden were faced by “the opened gates of hell”.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2020
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
Munster have confirmed they are in advanced discussions to sign a pair of Springbok World Cup winners.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
No better man than Rassie Erasmus to kill you with kindness.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
Felix Jones didn't need long to make an impression with the Springboks.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
Botswana Diamonds, the John Teeling-chaired mineral exploration company, has indicated a potential significant diamond discovery in South Africa.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
South Africa produced late drama to hold New Zealand to a 16-16 draw in their Rugby Championship clash at Wellington.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
"Your mother has a secret..." The words of an astrologer spoken to a West Cork woman led to her discovering that she was not her father's biological daughter.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
At least 51 people are confirmed dead following severe flooding in the region of Durban in South Africa .
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
At least 13 people have been killed after part of a church collapsed in South Africa, according to local media.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
A number of typo-ridden billboards have been erected in South Africa ahead of an upcoming election, resulting in unexpected international attention for a suburb in the southside of Cork city.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
A rhinoceros poacher in a South Africa wildlife reserve was trampled to death by an elephant and eaten by lions, authorities have said.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
The number of rhino that were poached for their horns dropped to below 1,000 in 2018, according to a report released by Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019
A 24-year-old man has appeared in court in South Africa in connection with the murder of an Irishman there.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018
A man is due in court in South Africa today, charged with the murder of Irish charity worker John Curran.
It has emerged an Irishman murdered in South Africa may have been killed for his mobile phone.
Fri, 09 Nov, 2018
A murder investigation is underway after an Irishman was stabbed to death in South Africa.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2018
South Africa stunned the All Blacks to secure their first victory in New Zealand since 2009 with a thrilling 36-34 win at the Westpac Stadium.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2018
Wings Aphiwe Dyantyi and Makazole Mapimpi bagged a brace apiece as South Africa started their Rugby Championship campaign with a 34-21 win over Argentina.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
Gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others in South Africa.
Sun, 22 Jul, 2018
Love - we all dream of it and to us, these two penguins are definitely #goals.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2018
Schalk Brits was sipping tequila in Ibiza when he first received contact from South Africa boss Rassie Erasmus asking whether he was interested in playing England.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
This time last year, David Pocock was working on a farm in his native Zimbabwe, taking a break from rugby and relying on his cousin to text him with Wallabies updates.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
A corruption case against former South African president Jacob Zuma has been adjourned until July 27.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
There may be a familiar look about the cast list for this weekend’s Guinness PRO14 semi-finals, as the two most titleholders, Glasgow Warriors and Scarlets, square up to each other in Scotstoun this evening.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
The owner of a South African wildlife park had a lucky escape after he was mauled by one of his lions.
Tue, 01 May, 2018
The head of South Africa's football league has promised a full investigation after a stadium riot left 18 people hurt, including a security guard who suffered head injuries when he was attacked on the field by a mob of fans.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018
Millions of South Africans prepared to say goodbye to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Saturday as her emotionally charged official funeral began in Soweto, where she lived until her death on April 2 at 81.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
Police have saved a six-month-old baby girl who was thrown off the roof of a shack in South Africa by her father who was protesting the demolition of an illegal township.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
So, how was your Monday morning this week? Were you doing a bit of whinging about work, did the traffic get to you or was the weather driving you mad?
Emotional tributes to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela have poured in during an hours-long memorial service attended by thousands in Soweto.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018
Olympian Oscar Pistorius has finally run out of options to appeal against his 13-year prison sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, legal experts have said.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
Former South African president Jacob Zuma has appeared in the dock of a packed courtroom to face corruption charges in a long-running case that fuelled the public anger that forced him from power.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
Munster hooker Niall Scannell has happy memories of his only other trip to South Africa when he captained Ireland to a stunning victory over the Baby Boks in the opening match of the 2012 Junior World Cup.
South Africa has declared 10 days of national mourning for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid activist and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela who died after a long illness.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2018
A white woman in South Africa has been sentenced to prison for a racist rant against a black police officer who was trying to help her after a robbery.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
Former South African president Jacob Zuma has been summoned to appear in court on April 6 on charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted on 16 charges of corruption, the director of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority said.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
As Munster’s director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus saw at first hand how to exploit opposition weakness under the high ball and now he believes that is the area he must improve quickest as he takes control of South Africa.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2018
Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria have been transported to South Africa to recover from physical and psychological trauma at a big cat sanctuary.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
South African police have launched an investigation to find a British couple kidnapped more than a week ago from a popular tourist spot in southern KwaZulu-Natal province.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has said public representatives will undergo "lifestyle audits" as part of his campaign to clean up the government.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has given his first state of the nation address, saying it is time for South Africans to put discord behind them.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to address the issue of corruption as he was voted in by parliamentarians as South Africa's new president, following the scandal-tainted reign of his predecessor Jacob Zuma.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
South Africa's ruling party says it will nominate acting president Cyril Ramaphosa to be elected as the country's new leader in a parliamentary vote on Thursday afternoon.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has said he will resign "with immediate effect".
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Latest: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has said the ruling party, the ANC, has not given clear reasons for him to resign and called his treatment "unfair".
South Africa's ruling party has said President Jacob Zuma must leave office.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
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