If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Showers late. More sun than clouds. Mild.
Chinese police have uncovered a series of illegal World Cup betting cases involving almost $3bn as authorities struggle to control the country's gambling problem.
Missing your national team's biggest match of the year because you're on a flight could really suck. But not for these Argentina fans and their kind captain.
See how much South Africans splashed out in the first four days of the World Cup and also which of our SADC neighbours is among the top 10 big spenders!
A resurgent national anthem in Brazil is transforming each World Cup appearance by its national team into a collective expression of pride.
We're pretty okay with the rest of the world (side eyes America) viewing Africa as a country... NOT.
If you happen to be one of the key stars of the World's biggest sporting event that takes place every four years or so, surely you can be forgiven for acting like a diva? Right!?
Soccer fans eager to stay in the loop and follow their favourite teams and players during the World Cup can keep up with the action on their smartphones using apps.
A survey released paints a grim picture of Brazil as it gears up to host the SWC, showing frustration with economy.
A bus drivers' strike has affected four Brazilian cities including two host cities of the World Cup, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador.
Were you wondering about the row of female Emirates flight attendants overseeing the 2014 World Cup handover to Germany too?
Less than two weeks after Delta Airlines posted a culturally insensitive tweet about a World Cup team, KLM has done the same.
Brazil gunmen have wounded 9 in a shooting in the World Cup city of Belo Horizonte.
A town in western Kenya has reported a sharp drop in serious crime, with police concluding that criminals were too busy watching the World Cup to go out and steal.
South African Airways is flying nine young South Africans to Brazil, to watch a World Cup game on Youth Day.
FIFA World Cup 2014 is here!!!
Soldiers in a Nigerian state at the heart of an Islamist revolt have shut down all venues preparing to screen live World Cup matches, hoping to stave off attacks.
Striking subway workers have called for a rally in Sao Paulo, pressing on with a walkout threatening to cause transport chaos at the World Cup opener in three days.
The hacker group Anonymous is preparing a cyber attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil to protest the lavish spending on the soccer games, according to a hacker.
Bongiwe Pityi is guiding Brazil’s biggest airport through a massive upgrade ahead of the soccer World Cup next year.
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