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From TheJournal.ie Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa Johannesburg

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa

The 71 year-old was kicked in the back during a sports event in Johannesburg.

From TheJournal.ie Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela Johannesburg

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela

Today’s speech came on the eve of Mandela Day, which is marked around the world every year on 18 July.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad Rubber Bullets

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead and 190 injured after train ploughs into truck in South Africa Collision

14 dead and 190 injured after train ploughs into truck in South Africa

A number of carriages have yet to be lifted to see to whether there are any other people still trapped.

From TheJournal.ie Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election Election

Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election

The African National Congress has ruled in South Africa since 1994.

From TheJournal.ie Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model Grace Mugabe

Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model

Gabriella Engels, aged 20, said she had been attacked with an electrical extension cord.

From TheJournal.ie 46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds Brutality

46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds

An inquest at the time said Ahmed Timol died by suicide. A review of the case now, however, is telling a different story.

From The42 Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final Jo'burg Classic This post contains videos

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final

The Hurricanes go to Johannesburg to keep up their title defence next weekend, while the Crusaders and Chiefs do battle in Christchurch.

From TheJournal.ie At least five injured after South African hospital roof collapses Johannesburg

At least five injured after South African hospital roof collapses

“We have the canine search and rescue team there, we are not sure if there are any people trapped.”

From TheJournal.ie This South African 'baby bin' takes in infants who've been abandoned by their parents Nowhere Else To Go This post contains images

This South African 'baby bin' takes in infants who've been abandoned by their parents

A total of 64 babies were taken in by the centre in Johannesburg last year.

From The42 'The Springboks aren’t going to hand history to us, we have to take it ourselves' Series On The Line

'The Springboks aren’t going to hand history to us, we have to take it ourselves'

The odds are against Ireland in Johannesburg this weekend, but it didn’t stop them last time.

From The42 Paddy Jackson aiming to get familiar faces outside him firing in Johannesburg Playmaker

Paddy Jackson aiming to get familiar faces outside him firing in Johannesburg

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw are the only non-Ulster backs named for Ireland this weekend.

From The42 Springboks make two changes for second Test against Schmidt's Ireland Revenge Mission

Springboks make two changes for second Test against Schmidt's Ireland

Elton Jantjies starts at out-half, while Pieter-Steph du Toit comes into the second row.

From The42 Andrew Trimble can't wait to get back to 'the day job', after beating Boks as a flanker Winging It

Andrew Trimble can't wait to get back to 'the day job', after beating Boks as a flanker

‘I was there, taking the credit! Like I had anything to do with it all happening!’

From TheJournal.ie Policemen in South Africa arrested after allegedly appearing on video shooting suspect dead Johannesburg

Policemen in South Africa arrested after allegedly appearing on video shooting suspect dead

The footage was released in a Sunday newspaper yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash South Africa

Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash

The accident happened as two commuter trains carrying workers home slammed into each other.

From TheJournal.ie Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London Stowaway

Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London

A second man is in a critical condition in hospital.

From The42 South Africa's most famous footballer mugged at gunpoint while getting his hair cut Robbed

South Africa's most famous footballer mugged at gunpoint while getting his hair cut

Gunmen stole Benni McCarthy’s wedding ring, watch and other valuables, his agent said.

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row Sober As A Judge

Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row

His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.

From TheJournal.ie British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport Crash

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport

The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.

From TheJournal.ie Derelict African skyscraper wouldn't be lost in a sci fi horror Ghost Skyscraper

Derelict African skyscraper wouldn't be lost in a sci fi horror

Ponte City apartments were designed to be des res homes – things didn’t go as planned.

From TheJournal.ie George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe Oops

George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath circulated a prepared statement expressing Bush’s sorrow at the “death” of Mandela.

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital South Africa

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital

South Africans are being urged to ‘let go’ of their former leader as his condition remains unchanged.

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela's condition remains the same, serious but stable Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's condition remains the same, serious but stable

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted of killing woman in road crash Pistorius Brothers

Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted of killing woman in road crash

Carl Pistorius’ case was brought to court shortly after athlete Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day.

From TheJournal.ie South Africa: 9 police accused of taxi driver's death denied bail South Africa

South Africa: 9 police accused of taxi driver's death denied bail

Bystanders filmed taxi driver Mido Macia being manhandled, handcuffed to the back of a police van and dragged hundreds of metres through the streets of Daveyton, a town east of Johannesburg.

From TheJournal.ie 'Horrific and unacceptable': SA president condemns 'police dragging' case South Africa This post contains videos

'Horrific and unacceptable': SA president condemns 'police dragging' case

Eight police officers accused of dragging a taxi driver behind their car have been suspended this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president Madiba

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president

Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela 'doing great' says family, denies he was 'sent home to die' Mandela

Mandela 'doing great' says family, denies he was 'sent home to die'

The former South African president was released from hospital earlier this week following a three week stay where he was treated for a lung infection and gallstones.

From TheJournal.ie Three prisoners killed in Johannesburg 'audacious escape attempt' explosion South Africa

Three prisoners killed in Johannesburg 'audacious escape attempt' explosion

Three inmates have been killed and 14 others wounded after their vehicle was bombed en route to a Johannesburg prison.

From The42 Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer I Heart Chad

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer

It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.

From The42 Super XV: South Africa replace Lions with Southern Kings Power Rugby

Super XV: South Africa replace Lions with Southern Kings

The promoted franchise are expected to play their fixtures in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint Mandela

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint

The former South African president is reported to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery.

From The42 Wales' Rhys Thomas has 'successful' heart surgery Health Scare

Wales' Rhys Thomas has 'successful' heart surgery

The Johannesburg-born prop was taken to hospital after falling ill in training.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies in South Africa university stampede Stampede

Woman dies in South Africa university stampede

A mother who accompnaying her son to an application day at the University of Johannesburg was killed in a stampede after thousands of people pushed to gain access to the campus.

From TheJournal.ie Gender group condemns South African 'gay slayings' South Africa

Gender group condemns South African 'gay slayings'

South Africa’s Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) said today the killings show “that some in our society are very intolerant” and called on police to move faster in dealing with the cases.

From TheJournal.ie Friends and family gather for murdered Irish man's funeral Double Killing

Friends and family gather for murdered Irish man's funeral

Kevin McGuirk and his wife Kim were shot dead at their home in South Africa last Tuesday.