Theresa Mallinson in ‘The World Cup Day that was: 8 July’ The Daily Maverick reports:
The UK’s Guardian newspaper has come up with a way of working out the real winners of the World Cup – according to how well countries have fared when their results are weighted for population, GDP, and GDP per capita. We’re [...]
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The Film Festival at Brazil Sensational Experience starts tomorrow! They are all Brazilian films with football as their key theme. The Film Festival is open to everyone, but registration is required as capacity is limited. Films will be in Portuguese with English subtitles and will run between 16:00 and 18:00 on the dates listed below. Wednesday [...]
Mail and Guardian (June 18-24; Vol 26 no 23 p 12)) ran an article by Duduzile Mathebula entitled ‘We love you South Africa – World Cup tourists give the country the thumbs up but public transport is a major gripe’. It seems that most of the foreign visitors are ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about their initial experiences [...]
By Azure Janneker – SAB and Steuart Pennington – SA Good News “I’ve been to Soccer City and the Innes Free Fan Park, but I’m going to watch the next game at a Castle Kingdom tavern in one of the townships.” “A what?” “A Castle Kingdom…you know, the true personification of warm South African hospitality [...]
The Huffington Post Shari Cohen International development worker in the public health sector Posted: June 15, 2010 11:35 AM South Africa Rolls Out the Ubuntu in Abundance
I went on a rant the other day regarding the cost of the 2010 World Cup versus all the critical needs South Africa is facing and whether or not the [...]
Braved the cold last night and went to Melrose Arch to watch Bafana Bafana.
Of course disappointed with result but we were always expecting a tough match with Uruguay and never expecting Bafana with their ranking, to perform miracles. So let’s keep up the positive vibe and energy, hope that things might work in our [...]
SA Premiere of the film Zidane: A 21st-Century Portrait 17h30 for 18h00 Melrose Arch Piazza
Posted on Jobusy http://www.jobusy.com/index.php/house-of-the-holy-afro/ 16 June 2010 by Nora A.Remark
Brett Bailey’s ‘House of the Holy Afro’ is finally showing in Joburg after six years of performances in Europe and Australia. It’s a show and a party in a space that’s usually a theatre but is now a pop-up club. Hi energy, super slick, crosses many musical [...]
Cheers and support all along the way to the stadium
Thanks Elise for these great photos .. green with envy that you were there!
Thanks again … Anybody have photos of the dung beetle, the map of Africa and the FIFA 2010 logo … ?
Please send if you have and I will add them .