South Africa Loses Bid to Host Rugby World Cup to France

France got 24 votes, while South Africa got 15.

France will be hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup. France was chosen over South Africa and Ireland. The latter had been eliminated in the first round of voting, leaving France and SA against each other.

France got 24 votes, while South Africa got 15, at a World Rugby Council meeting in London on Wednesday.

Both countries have hosted the tournament before–South Africa in 1995, and France in 2007. France also staged some matches in 1991 and 1999.

South Africa was expected to win the bid after an independent review last month recommended the country staged the tournament.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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