oupa

oupa

(ˈəʊpɑː)
n
1. grandfather, esp in titular use with surname
2. slang any elderly man
[Afrikaans]
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Some have suggested the basics of his game have held him back, but he thrives on responsibility and led the Cheetahs after an injury to Oupa Mohoje last season.
Last month, Pistorius' unwell grandfather Hendrik Pistorius - who the former athlete called Oupa - died aged 101 just hours after going into hospital for a routine operation.
For instance, Tsi is left to wonder 'who the man he calls his father is'(TEBIB, 59), Ramono's first son is left roaming on the street like a fatherless child, Oupa grows up without knowing who his father is.
The crafty Ali Meza had often proved a handful with his silky skills for the Brazilians and Oupa Manyisa had now been given a run, assisting to dictate midfield terms for the visitors.
SOUTH AFRICA: Curwin Bosch; Travis Ismaiel, Jesse Kriel, Andre Esterhuizen, Makazole Mapimpi; Elton Jantjies, Ivan van Zyl; Ox Nche, Chiliboy Ralepelle, Wilco Louw, Jason Jenkins, Pieter-Steph du Toit (capt), Kwagga Smith, Oupa Mohoje, Dan du Preez.
The allegations include former South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner Oupa Magashule and former Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay, who along with Gordhan are charged with ZAR 1 million fraud reportedly related to Pillay's early retirement pay out.
Like Fugard, Oupa is a South African in his eighties who has relocated to the United States.
I recently went on my Ouma and Oupa's houseboat in Kariba with my family.
I wish to thank the following people for their participation in interviews and for their contributions to this research: Themba Goba, Thami ka Plaatjie, Sakhiwe Khumalo, Toy Manqa, Oupa Masankane, Roy Matube, Mandla Mazibuko, Oupa Modikoane, Nthabiseng Christina Mofolo, David 'Speech' Moisi, Tsietsi 'Speech' Mokatsanyane, Dineo 'Mapikoko' Mokoena, Lekgotla 'Ace' Motaung, Edward 'Chippa' Motubatsi, Morris More, Matime Moshele Papane, Shaka Radebe, Dorcas Ralitsela, Pelamotse Jerry Tlhopane, Johan van der Merwe and the two former members of the security branch who wish to remain anonymous.
After a poor first half, South Africa took the lead a minute after the break when Oupa Manyisa netted from eight yards out.
"I allowed the mystery and splendour to slip away through my fingers," laments his ageing character Oupa. We should be grateful that we haven't let Fugard slip away through ours just yet.