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‘A flurry of community’: reflections on the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

The reports on South Africa’s hosting of the World Cup coming in from all over the world are overwhelmingly positive  with certain common threads weaving through most of the responses. The substance of most articles is celebratory – describing the connections made across race and class; the nation-building role of the event and the patriotism [...]

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Worth a read: the good and the bad of the World Cup so far, from a fan ‘who was there’

See this link http://www.meniscuszine.com/sports/world-cup-20100704/ by

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To be truly tourist friendly Joburg needs to solve its public transport problems

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 [...]

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Soak in the vibe at Melrose Arch big screening of the soccer

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 [...]

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Public viewing options and fan parks

Hear the small fan park at Melrose Arch is great: big Jol and big screen. 10 minutes from Liz at Lancaster; Soweto fan Fest a blast and Public viewing at ‘Saints’ [St Stithians College Randburg] also excellent vibe.  Need to book tickets for Monte Casino viewings. Haven’t yet heard from people who have been to [...]

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