Some of football's future stars are making their way to the Mother City for the prestigious Cape Town International Soccer Challenge, a tournament featuring the under-20 squads from eight African and South American teams.
• Boost for South African football coaching
A South African community of small-scale farmers producing organically grown rooibos tea have steamed ahead to the finals of an international challenge for social entrepreneurs.
The South African Police Services released its annual report on crime on 30 June 2008. In a media briefing Minister of Safety and Security Charles Nqakula revealed that while robberies and hijackings increased, contact crime, including murder, showed a marked decrease.