Eben Etzebeth breaks silence over alleged racist assault, claims 'biased' SAHRC has 'hidden agenda'

2019-10-15 09:50

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has filed strongly worded court papers in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, saying the case the South African Human Rights Commission brought against him in the Equality Court is "unlawful".

Eben Etzebeth taking SAHRC to court

2019-10-14 14:25

Springbok Eben Etzebeth is taking the South African Human Rights Commission to court.

Etzebeth case: We have not silenced Buang Jones, says SAHRC

2019-10-09 17:23

The SAHRC has denied that it has silenced its acting legal head Buang Jones. It has, however, instructed him to stop making any further media statements about Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth's case pending a probe into his comments.

Etzebeth case: SAHRC investigating its legal head Buang Jones' conduct

2019-10-08 18:47

The South African Human Rights Commission is investigating the conduct of its legal head, Buang Jones, concerning the investigation into Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth, Parliament has heard on Tuesday.

Calls on Etzebeth to return prejudicial

2019-10-08 10:36

To suggest that Eben Etzebeth give up a once in a lifetime chance to play out a World Cup that he has spent years preparing for would be to impose what could not subsequently be reversed, making it prejudicial.

OPINION: Privilege still dominates rugby culture

2019-10-08 09:14

South African rugby is all about race and privilege perpetuated by stereotypes that assert that only Africans who went to former Model C schools are good enough to play, writes Zukile Mazwi.

FF Plus accuses SAHRC of 'double standards' in approach to Etzebeth

2019-10-05 17:32

The Freedom Front Plus feels the Eben Etzebeth allegations are being treated with undue haste.

'Langebaan Four' seek compensation of over R1m from Etzebeth after alleged assault, racial abuse

2019-10-04 19:00

Two men who allege they were pistol whipped and along with two others who were allegedly racially abused by Springbok Eben Etzebeth are seeking compensation totalling more than R1m. They also want the rugby star to undergo anger management as well as an unconditional apology to all coloured people and South Africans.

Etzebeth 'full out' for World Cup despite assault case

2019-10-03 16:23

South Africa said star lock Eben Etzebeth remains fully focused on Friday's do-or-die Rugby World Cup match with Italy.

SA Rugby: No one has told us to send Eben home

2019-10-03 10:54

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander says no authority has suggested that the Springboks send Eben Etzebeth home from the Rugby World Cup.


Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to court over racism case

2019-10-14 19:57

South Africa's rugby star Eben Etzebeth is taking the country's rights watchdog to the High Court over racial abuse charges against him.

Sports Minister: Etzebeth innocent until proven guilty

2019-10-11 14:45

Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa has finally broken his silence over the Eben Etzebeth saga.

Nothing untoward about SAHRC representing Langebaan Four in Etzebeth case – Western Cape commissioner

2019-10-09 10:16

There is nothing untoward about the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) representing the so-called Langebaan Four in the Equality Court case against Eben Etzebeth, Western Cape commissioner Chris Nissen says.

The ONE Bok comfort over 'Etzebeth-gate'

2019-10-08 10:43

Whatever the effect on morale of Eben Etzebeth potentially vacating RWC, from a purely staffing perspective the Boks are dreamily covered at lock, says Rob Houwing.

Stunned by reaction to Etzebeth saga

2019-10-08 10:30

Etzebeth is a professional rugby player at a World Cup. To call for him to return to South Africa to clear his name if he is indeed not guilty borders on idiocy.

Adriaan Basson: Eben Etzebeth should do the Boks a favour and return home

2019-10-07 05:00

Mounting racism and assault allegations against Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth have the potential to derail the national team's march to Rugby World Cup glory, writes Adriaan Basson.

WATCH | He is innocent until proven guilty - SAHRC receives more allegations but is not pushing for Etzebeth's return

2019-10-04 20:44

The South African Human Rights Commission says it has received further allegations about Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth and his relatives but maintained a position that he was innocent until proven guilty.

‘I was a fan’, says man who alleges assault, racial abuse by Etzebeth

2019-10-03 23:08

Enver Wilsnach, one of two people who alleged they were assaulted and racially abused by Springbok Eben Etzebeth, has told News24 he is disappointed in the rugby star.

'Sensitive' Eben Etzebeth saga could have been handled better - parliamentary committee

2019-10-03 13:54

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Sports, Art and Culture believes the matter involving Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is 'sensitive' and could have been handled differently.

Etzebeth assault case looms large as Boks brace for Italy

2019-10-03 08:36

Legal action against Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth looms large over South Africa in their crucial Rugby World Cup match against Italy.

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