World Cup an example of SA unity: Zuma

2012-07-04 13:08

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is an example of what a united South Africa could be like, says President Jacob Zuma, adding that "it showed us what is possible if we put our country first".

Cele signed World Cup tender deal - reports

2012-03-24 22:45

Suspended national police commissioner Bheki Cele signed off on a dodgy R26m World Cup tender, the Sunday Times reports.

Spillcam,vuvuzela are top words of 2010

2010-11-15 08:59

'Spillcam' and 'vuvuzela' are the top words of 2010, reflecting the impact of the months-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the noisy South African horns at the Soccer World Cup.

Army union welcomes payment promise

2010-10-30 16:01

Army union Sandu has welcomed the SA National Defence Force's undertaking to pay FIFA World Cup allowances as well as salary increases in November, but said it is still cautious.

World Cup no sex bonanza

2010-10-21 22:14

The number of female sex workers who advertised online and in newspapers increased only slightly during the World Cup, a study has revealed.

SWC improved SA's reputation

2010-10-13 13:24

South Africa's reputation within the G8 countries improved after the successful hosting of the Soccer World Cup, says a study.

Tourist numbers soar

2010-09-28 14:35

The number of tourists visiting SA has grown exponentially, and the success of the World Cup will result in further growth, says Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwk.

Xingwana: Remember Cup success

2010-09-06 21:22

South Africa's 2010 World Cup successes need to be celebrated for current and future generations, Arts and Culture Minister Lulu Xingwana says.

Vuvuzela in Oxford dictionary

2010-08-18 22:16

The vuvuzela, the sound of the soccer World Cup in South Africa, has won an entry in the latest edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English.

Taxi operators to pocket R16m from WC

2010-08-04 19:17

Limpopo taxi operators who ferried soccer fans to five fan parks across the province during the 2010 FIFA World Cup will soon receive R16m for their efforts.


Man on trial for SWC stadium bomb threat

2012-06-13 11:17

A Pretoria man is currently on trial for planning terrorist attacks on 2010 FIFA World Cup stadiums before the Soccer World Cup.

F State budget boosts education, health

2010-11-26 21:14

The Free State education and health departments will get more than half of the province's R656.6m adjusted mid-term budget allocations, says the MEC for finance.

Artists find ways to re-use vuvuzela

2010-11-09 19:03

A panel of South African artists and designers have voted earrings as the best re-use of the vuvuzela.

Army unions threaten to strike

2010-10-27 16:10

Military trade unions have given the government until November 5 to pay their World Cup deployment allowances or face another mass protest.

SA air safety much improved

2010-10-13 21:44

South Africa’s aviation authorities have improved safety within the country to such an extent that there are no major deficiencies, says an official.

Soldiers fuming over WC cash

2010-10-07 22:59

Dissatisfaction is brewing among almost 10 000 soldiers who have still not been paid their World Cup allowances, despite all sorts of promises by high-ranking officials.

SA must 'work to build on SWC'

2010-09-23 21:19

SA must work hard to build on its successful hosting of the Soccer World Cup if it is to secure long-term benefits from the event, the tourism minister says.

World Cup volunteers paid less

2010-09-06 14:48

Some World Cup volunteers from the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium were paid less than they expected to earn due to a taxation error by the LOC at the stadium.

Mandela praised for World Cup role

2010-08-04 21:23

An alliance of South African newspapers and broadcasters has praised Nelson Mandela for his role in the success of the first World Cup held in Africa.

Paraglider's case transferred

2010-07-25 22:08

The case against a Hout Bay paraglider who landed in a restricted Area at the Cape Town Stadium during the SWC has been transferred to an ordinary court.

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