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 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 [...]
The time is now … excitement is palpable here at Liz at Lancaster … Can you feel it. First sound this morning I heard was vuvuzelas. Get your ear plugs out …. !!
Dogs have their SA Bandannas, my son came to get some bincoluars on the way to the game. He is determined to [...]
Two FIFA Fan Fests™ will be held in Johannesburg. There is free entrance; all matches are broadcast live . There are high quality giant screens. The FIFA Fan Fest™ is an all day event .Prior to and after matches, the stage/screen is used for entertainment programmes. Food, beverage and Official Licensed Products are all available on-site [...]
Our transformation challenge: The Blue Bulls show the way!
By Steuart Pennington in South Africa The Good News Newsletter no 263 01 June 2010
“It just shows how far we have come as a nation” were Victor Matfield’s final words as he reflected on the Bulls semi-final in Orlando Stadium, having said earlier “Hearing vuvuzelas and boere-musiek [...]
From JhbLIve Newsletter 27 May 2010: Johannesburg’s creative minds are gearing up for a six-week long extravaganza of arts, culture, entertainment and literature. The Newtown Festival is set to showcase to visitors, both local and international, the finest that South Africa has to offer. This cultural festival offers an array of goodies throughout June and [...]
Good news for music fans who can’t make it to the grand 2010 World Cup Kickoff Celebration Concert at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, the spectacle is to be screened live on SABC1, and also shown live around the world, from 8pm to 11pm on June 10. It has also been announced that nine-time South African [...]
In Jozi, on every suburban pavement, busy intersection and traffic island, is a group of hawkers selling flags, mirror covers, soccer glasses, beaded key rings and all things promoting the national flag. It is in the traffic that most Jozi-ites purchase their symbols of support for Bafana Bafana and enter into the spirit of national festivity and pride. I have [...]