Source: South African Rugby Union |

Unbeaten Blitzboks to face Argentina in Dubai quarter-finals

The Blitzboks were down 14-0 against England halfway through the first half but showed their characteristic fighting spirit to overhaul the English

The Springbok Sevens team scored 19 unanswered points against England in their Pool D decider at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens to clinch top spot with a 19-14 win and will face Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals of the tournament on Saturday. The success of that clash, at 09h58 (SA…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

World food prices jump in November

Meat and vegetable oils lead Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Price Index upwards, while cereal prices dip amid record output even as weather weighs in Africa

World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 177.2 points over…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Hendrikse relishing Georgia opportunity with SA U19s

The calm-and-collected No 9 was one of the key players in the Junior Springboks’ World Rugby U20 Championship campaign in Argentina in June

Junior Springbok and Cell C Sharks scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse is relishing the opportunity to represent his country for the second time this year after being included in the South Africa Under-19 team to tour Georgia, and he said they are keen to express themselves on the field. The calm-and-collected No…

Source: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Safe Schools Declaration endorsed by 100 countries

A number of countries, including Afghanistan, Mali, Yemen and Nigeria, are implementing measures to ensure that schools are not used for military purposes

Schools, pupils and teachers are being attacked in many conflict situations around the world today. One hundred countries have now endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration on protecting children and education in situations of armed conflict. ‘Norway has played a leading role in this work, and we are pleased to see…

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Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

A Tanzanian Delegation at Water Technology and Environment Control (WATEC) 2019 led by Prof. Kitila A. Mkumbo, PS to the Ministry of Water

The WATEC event is an important and central part of the branding and marketing process of the Israeli water industry

WATEC 2019 is being held on November 18-21, 2019 at the InterContinental David Tel Aviv Hotel, with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of participants from around the world. Thousands of guests from around the world came to Israel to attend the WATEC 2019, which include conferences, exhibition and professional discussions. Among the…

Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Messi Meets Patients from Save a Child’s Heart

“Save a Child’s Heart” is working alongside doctors in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to perform life-saving heart surgery and catheterizations for an expected group of 30 children

The Canadian-Israeli philanthropist and businessman, Sylvan Adams, the man behind “Save A Child’s Heart”, brought the children with him to the Tel Aviv Hilton to meet Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina football team stars. The players paused from their dinner in the hotel dining room, in order…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Nominations open for SA Rugby Player of the Year Awards 2019

SA Rugby has started the process to identify the South African Rugby Player of the Year for 2019

NOTE: Media are welcome to report the nomination process, but please note that polling is only open to media and that the details of the polling mechanism are not for publication. SA Rugby has started the process to identify the South African Rugby Player of the Year for 2019. Media…

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Source: Nestlé |

Companies Boost Mentorship and Training for Young People in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nestlé founded Alliance for YOUth five years ago to help prepare young people to enter the professional world

Nestlé (https://www.Nestle.com/) and its regional partners have joined forces to launch the Regional Alliance for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa to promote employability for young people. The alliance, which will focus on creating and implementing employability programmes, mentorship and training initiatives designed to equip young people with essential workplace skills, is…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Latest honour for Herschel Jantjies

Jantjies scored his fourth test try in the 41-7 win over Japan at the beginning of September and has made nine test appearances in all

Springbok scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies has been recognised for his stunning debut season by being nominated as one of three contenders for the title World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year. Jantjies has been nominated with England wing Joe Cokanasiga and flyhalf Romain Ntamack of France for the prestigious award, which…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Cape Town named as host for 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

The awarding of the tournament to South Africa comes after an initial record of 11 unions

Cape Town has been named by World Rugby as host venue for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens. The announcement was made in Tokyo on Tuesday after the World Rugby Council awarded the hosting rights for the premier tournament to South Africa at its Interim Meeting. In September 2022 the…