- Bryan Habana has taken to Twitter to share what he thinks about the Black Lives Matter movement
- He has said that sports such as rugby have an important role in getting the conversation started about movements such as BLM
- He is among other sports stars such as Siya Kolisi who have voiced their thoughts on the matter
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Bryan Habana is the latest sports star to share his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement. The rugby player has shared that he thinks sports such as rugby, have the power to bring conversations about important matters such as the BLM to the forefront.
" I think conversation, hearing people out, is where rugby and its values of respect, understanding, integrity have really come to the forefront, allowing people being able to have those tough conversations. I have seen some of Ugo Monye’s stuff over in the UK, opening up conversation. I think sport has that ability. We have seen Lewis Hamilton using his platform to extraordinary lengths to be able to give a voice to those who so dearly need it." he said during a podcast on Sky Sports.
Bryan is among other sports players such as fellow rugby player Siya Kolisi and Tendai Mtawarira who have spoken out about inequalities in different sporting groups, particularly rugby. They are calling for an end to systematic racism within the game.
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Briefly.co.za also reported about a video has surfaced online that is causing concern among South Africans. In the clip, a man returns home and is ambushed by several armed thugs. According to reports, the man visited a bank before going home to withdrew his salary.
It appears the suspects then followed 58-year-old Lood de Jager home, where they then robbed him. However, in the footage, his Doberman dog, Nicky, tried to save her owner by attacking the armed robber. Sadly, Nicky got shot in the process but she managed to survive.
Brakpan Herald reported after Nicky bravely attacked the thug, they picked up the money De Jager had dropped as well as his cellphone before fleeing the scene. Yusuf Abramjee posted the video on his Twitter and captioned the post: "Bank following: Bester St Minnebron Brakpan. Cash stolen. 3 criminals. Dog shot. BOLO: White Golf 7."
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