August 19, 2017

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Junior Boks romp into world champs semis

The Junior Springboks produced their best performance in years‚ thrashing Argentina by a record margin while scoring 11 tries to book their place in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship semi-finals. It was an emphatic display in Tbilisi by the ever-improving Junior Springboks. It started from rock solid scrums and lineouts‚ and continued with an attacking tactical kicking master-class and brilliant interplay from the backs. Last year SA lost twice to Argentina in Manchester‚ including the bronze medal match‚ so there was an element of atonement for the Junior Boks. However‚ it only becomes more difficult from here on in despite…

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Eagles share the spoils

National First Division aspirants Super Eagles failed to register a victory in their opening encounter against Acornbush during the 2017 ABC Motsepe national play-offs played at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London. The opening game of the tournament saw Free State side Super Eagles take on Acornbush of Mpumalanga, with the tightly-contested affair ending in a 0-0 stalemate. The second fixture between Buya Msuthu from the North West and Gauteng’s Maccabi FC dished out the same results as the game failed to produce a winner, both teams finishing at 1-1. Following the disappointing result, Eagles coach Tshegofatso Mashego said…

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Dondo Mogajane appointed as Treasury’s new director-general

South Africa’s Cabinet has appointed Dondo Mogajane as the new director-general for National Treasury. Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo made the announcement at a post-cabinet media briefing in Parliament on Thursday. During the debate on the Appropriation Bill, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba congratulated the new director-general. “I wish to congratulate the new director general of National Treasury Dondo Mogajane on his appointment by the cabinet to the important post of director-general and we wish him well in his future endeavours,” Gigaba said. Mogajane has been acting in the position since outgone director-general Lungisa Fuzile resigned following the axing of then finance…

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