Benefits: Plan ahead to join 2010 bonanza — MEC

2008-10-12 00:00

Residents of the Umgungundlovu District should start preparing for 2010 now so that they will be able to play successful hosts to the visitors from the 32 nations that will be playing in the World Cup, said Local Government MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu.

He said fan parks can be exploited by ordinary citizens. “The fan parks will be utilised by those people who will not be able to attend the games. There are micro businesses attached to fan parks such as braaing, selling food and beverages that interested people can exploit,” said Mabuyakhulu.

He said people who want to start fan parks must come forward and ask about how to get these programmes off the ground. He said another way for residents to make money is to open up their homes for visitors during 2010, because apart from the matches, visitors also want to see how South Africans live.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Man scores date with tennis superstar after Twitter bet

It’s a modern day Cinderella story, but one American man took ‘shoot your shot’ seriously in 2017.


You won't want to miss...

6 myths about male cancer
Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.