Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

New ‘Land Rover Defender’ delivers Rugby World Cup trophy to South Africa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 4, 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019 winners South Africa lifted the Webb Ellis Trophy after it was delivered onto the pitch by the New Land Rover Defender. The New Defender, which was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, was driven onto the field after the whistle blew on an incredible World Cup final. The Webb […]

Kolisi becomes first black captain to win the Rugby World Cup defeating England in final

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 2, 2019
England were left heartbroken after they were soundly beaten by South Africa, 32-12, in the Rugby World Cup final in Japan. Siya Kolisi made history, becoming the first black captain to collect the Webb Ellis Cup. In a game dominated by kicking, South Africa’s flyhalf scored 22 points. England couldn’t match their opponent’s physicality, repeatedly […]

Sen Sani likens Army’s positive identification exercise to apartheid period in South Africa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 1, 2019
Former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, has likened the Nigerian Army Operation Positive Identification exercise to the ‘repressive strategies of state apparatus under the apartheid rule in South Africa. He said the exercise, which commences nationwide today, Friday, would lead to negative abuses. He wrote in a post on his Twitter handle, @ShehuSani, on Friday, […]