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African courage

African courage, European victories in Brazil

Africa's challenge at the 2014 Fifa World Cup was brought to an end in the round of 16 after Nigeria and Algeria bowed out of contention on Monday. Despite the losses, there were positives to take out of two battling performances.

Nelson Mandela: a life in service

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela eventually rose to prominence as SA's first black president; in his later years, he became a prominent global statesman. This week, the world mourns his passing with tributes, tears and gratitude for his lifelong fight against all forms of discrimination.

Beautiful game open to women

A new non-profit organisation, Girls and Football South Africa, promises to kick down gender barriers in football and give more South African women the opportunity to participate in Africa’s biggest sport.

South Africa 'cool during crisis': IMF

Afro-optimism on the rise: Zuma

Africa can no longer be viewed only as a destination for development aid - the continent is open for business, South African President Jacob Zuma told G20 business leaders in Toronto, pointing out that sub-Saharan Africa's current growth rate was surpassed only by China and India.
World Cup off to colourful start

African welcome wins players’ hearts

Whatever their fortunes on the pitch, players from the competing nations at the 2010 Fifa World Cup are enjoying the experience off it. The temperatures might be low, but the visiting teams are feeling the warmth of the African spirit.

2010 Fifa World Cup South Africa

The 2010 Fifa World Cup is about to take place in South Africa. Whether you plan to be watching the games in a stadium or fan park on the southern tip of Africa, or on the screen back home, here's a collection of quick information on the tournament, and the host country, to help enhance your experience

2010 Fifa World Cup: Loftus Versfeld Stadium 2

  Location: Pretoria (City of Tshwane Municipality), Gauteng province Capacity: 49 365 seats Matches: Serbia vs Ghana (13 June), South Africa vs Uruguay (16 June), Cameroon vs...
2010 hotel prices 'mostly reasonable'

2010 hotel prices ‘mostly reasonable’

Seventy-four percent of South Africa's accommodation establishments are charging reasonable prices ahead of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, says auditing firm Grant Thornton, adding that price premiums are a normal occurrence wherever big events are hosted.
Coca-Cola launches SA Trophy Tour

Coca-Cola launches SA Trophy Tour

The Fifa World Cup trophy arrives in South Africa on 5 May on the final leg of its global tour. Starting in Pretoria, the solid gold trophy will visit 38 cities and towns across the country before arriving in Johannesburg days before the 2010 Fifa World Cup kick-off on 11 June.
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100 days: Joburg shows its 2010 spirit

Johannesburg residents took a break from their busy schedules, donned their Bafana Bafana jerseys and kicked back with the rest of the country on Tuesday to celebrate the 100 days countdown to the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

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