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Matthew Paul Booth

Matthew Paul Booth was born 14 March 1977 is a South African former professional professional footballer who played as a centre-back. Booth spent the majority of his career in his home country, but also played in Russia for six years and briefly played in England for three months. Booth is remembered as a fan favourite among South African fans, who chanted "Booooooth" when he touched the ball, while British media outlets dubbed him as "The White Knight as he was the only white player in the South Africa national team in this period.Booth is married to Sonia Bonneventia, a businesswoman and former model. The couple have two children together

Siyamthanda Kolisi

Siyamthanda Kolisi (born 16 June 1991) is a South African professional rugby union player who currently captains the South Africa national team and also plays club rugby for the Sharks in the Currie Cup.He generally plays as a flanker.In 2018, Kolisi was appointed captain of the Springboks, becoming the first black man to hold the position and eventually leading the South African Rugby team to victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final against England.In December 2019, Kolisi was named in New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans.

Kolisi married Rachel Kolisi in 2016 and as of 2018 they have two children together: son Nicholas Siyamthanda (born 2015) and daughter Keziah (born 2017).Since 2014 Siya's half-siblings, Liyema and Liphelo, children of Siya's mother who died in 2009, have been part of the Kolisi household, after five years in orphanages and foster care in Port Elizabeth. Rachel, one year older than Siya, is from Grahamstown and worked as a marketing executive before taking on duties as a full-time mother.

journalist Mpho Lakaje

Journalist Mpho Lakaje, who is married to a white woman, reflects on how the country has changed in the 20 years since the end of white minority rule.

When I started dating the woman I was to marry many of my friends and some of her family - black and white - were united in opposition.

Some members of Daniela's family were not at all keen. One even refused to let me into their home.

They told her that I was "not good enough for her

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