SA got ‘clean audit’ on 2010 World Cup – Jeff Radebe

2015-05-28 12:16

South Africa’s government will cooperate with the investigators of the corruption scandal that has hit football’s governing body.

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.

Security sets new standards

2010-07-11 18:46

Police commissioner General Bheki Cele has praised the security services for ensuring the safety of people attending the World Cup.


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.

Soccer City erupts in light

2010-07-11 20:16

SA has bid the SWC a blazing farewell with fireworks that appeared to set the field of the calabash-shaped Soccer City alight.

Dutch fans form orange sea

2010-07-11 18:15

There has been a bright orange glow over Soccer City in Johannesburg as thousands of Netherlands fans turned up for the final against Spain in full war paint.

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