The following video is a little Thank You and Siyabonga to all those who visited the shores of South Africa for the 2010 World Cup Soccer…It’s also a great nostalgic trip if you’re suffering from withdrawal symptoms since the football finished.
President Clinton’s daughter Chelsea Clinton and her new husband Marc Mezvinsky are believed to be honeymooning in…you guessed it, South Africa! The newly married couple are apparently on safari. It’s still rumours at this stage with her father, the former American President, declining to confirm or deny the reports. But it makes such sense – [...]
by Mary Alexander Less than a week after the end of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, a survey has found that 99% of South Africans did a good job in hosting the tournament, and 97% are “more proud” to be South African. The survey, conducted telephonically among households in Gauteng by Umhlaba Development Services, aimed [...]
Oh wow! How amazing was the moment when Nelson Mandela appeared at Soccer City this evening! The crowd went crazy as Mandela and his wife Graca Michel entered the stadium in a buggy. There was a standing ovation. The ROAR of vuvuzelas. Chanting of ‘Madiba’. And there was Nelson’s broad smile. His Twinkling eyes. And [...]
As South Africa enters its last week of hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup, President Jacob Zuma has said in an interview with Fifa that his country’s organisation of the tournament has exceeded expectations – and confounded the sceptics. Speaking at the presidential residence in Pretoria, Zuma discussed the legacy of the tournament, its effect [...]
by Janine Erasmus Legendary African footballer Roger Milla and Fifa are to tackle malaria by joining the United Against Malaria partnership. The former Cameroonian forward, whose Milla jiggle is said to have sparked the popular trend of dancing in celebration when a goal is scored, joins fellow football stars such as Kolo Toure and Didier [...]
South Africans are rallying behind their national football squad with an enthusiastic show of support for “Football Tuesday”, the day Bafana Bafana take on France in their final match of the opening round of the 2010 Fifa World Cup. The initiative is modeled on Football Fridays, a long-running campaign in which South Africans have been [...]