Benni: Vuvuzelas annoying

2010-07-14 13:06

Benni McCarthy has admitted he hates vuvuzelas and hopes they never make their way into the English Premier League.

'Vuvuzela' word of the SWC

2010-07-12 22:44

"Vuvuzela" has been voted the word of the World Cup by global linguists.

Vuvuzela a hit on Google

2010-07-09 12:05

The vuvuzela, Zakumi, Luis Suarez and Paris Hilton were among the top ranked google searches over the last 30 days, says Google SA.

No vuvuzelas at Soweto Test

2010-07-07 19:46

Vuvuzelas will be banned from the Springboks’ historic Tri-Nations Test match against the All Blacks in Soweto.

Zim man loses eye over vuvu

2010-07-01 12:22

A Zimbabwean man is recovering in hospital after losing an eye in a fight with three teenagers over the ownership of a vuvuzela, a state daily reports.

Vuvuzelas used to hide dope

2010-07-07 10:48

Two drug dealers in Peru have been arrested after police found small bags of marijuana hidden in their vuvuzelas, say Peruvian police.

Vuvu-sault planned on BP HQ

2010-07-01 23:50

A US man is raising money to have 100 people play the vuvuzela outside BP's headquarters in London to protest the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Vuvuzela-mania a boon for Pole

2010-06-24 18:05

His national team may have failed to qualify for the World Cup, but vuvuzela-mania is good news for Piotr Zawadzinski.

Exodus could silence vuvuzelas

2010-06-23 14:03

South Africa has insisted it will remain the perfect World Cup host, but the exit of African teams threatens to muzzle the vuvuzela.

Vuvuzela innovator cashes in

2010-06-19 07:31

If only Neil Van Schalkwyk had not scored an equaliser for the Santos Cape Town youth team against Battswood 15 years ago...

Vuvuzela causes hole in throat

2010-06-18 09:55

A Cape Town woman could not eat or speak for two days, after blowing the vuvuzela caused her to rupture part of her throat.


Flower named after vuvuzela

2010-07-11 20:38

A newly discovered flower has been named after the vuvuzela to honour the country's hosting of the first World Cup in Africa.

Fatwa against vuvuzelas

2010-07-09 11:01

Vuvuzelas make an unholy racket and blasts exceeding 100 decibels are banned, in terms of a religious edict in the United Arab Emirates.

Pilgrims use vuvuzelas to pray

2010-07-05 11:32

Thousands of pilgrims have gathered on a hilltop overlooking Durban blowing on long metal "imbomu" tubes, forerunner of the vuvuzela.

Austrian makes gold vuvuzela

2010-07-01 23:50

An Austrian goldsmith says he has made a €17 000 vuvuzela that was ordered by a Russian business person.

Vuvu racket unwelcome in court

2010-07-08 10:44

Vuvuzelas are entitled to a fair hearing, but not in court, a magistrate in one of Cape Town's special SWC courts has decided.

Vuvuzelas banned from RWC

2010-06-30 08:15

Vuvuzelas might be a major part of this year's SWC, but they will play no part in rugby's showpiece event next year in New Zealand.

Don't share your vuvuzela - doc

2010-06-24 12:01

A travel clinic has warned soccer fans not to share their vuvuzela if they want to cut down on the chances of picking up bad germs.

Giant CT Cup vuvuzela muted

2010-06-20 19:25

Cape Town has put a sock into plans to honk a 37m vuvuzela over fears its sound could trigger traffic chaos.

Vuvuzela blower 'on the mend'

2010-06-18 14:06

A woman who injured her throat during a vuvuzela blowing competition says her doctor had a good laugh about it, and she is feeling fine.

Canal+ to switch off vuvuzela

2010-06-17 22:43

Using frequency-separating technology, A French TV channel is offering vuvuzela-free broadcasts for all matches at the SWC.

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