Category Archives: Africa

Wales eye All Blacks after finishing 2nd in Six Nations

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Warren Gatland used Wales' biggest win in Six Nations history to reinforce his side's hope of ending a 63-year losing streak to world champion New Zealand…

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Melbourne Rebels dominate Japan's Sunwolves in Super Rugby

TOKYO (AP) — The Melbourne Rebels overpowered the Sunwolves 35-9, denying the Japan-based team its first win during a Super Rugby schedule of six matches Saturday spread across five countries…

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Chastened South Africa wary of Afghanistan in World Twenty20

MUMBAI, India (AP) — South Africa must avoid another bowling battering in its bid for a maiden World Twenty20 title as it meets fast-improving Afghanistan on Sunday. Joe Root blazed…

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Zimbabwe ramps up pressure on parents to stop child marriages

By Marko Phiri BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Oriditsi Tlou received pregnant at age 15 last year, her grandmother Judith Mhlongo was quick to demand damages & a…

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South African deputy fin min had death threat before expose: paper

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa's deputy finance minister received a death threat shortly before accusing a wealthy family with links to President Jacob Zuma of offering him the job of…

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