The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Kyle Turnbull of Witbank made news when he defeated Protea team member Abubakar Ebrahim Akhalwaya at the 2013 Mpumulanga provincial championships to become South Africa's youngest provincial champion for the FIFA title.
The MSSA is proud to announce that it shall host the 2015 MWEB On-line Dota 2 and CounterStrike:GO (CS:GO) Championship, which will offer any South African player the opportunity to qualify for the National Team Trials from home.
Without doubt South African gamers are having better than ever before. This is largely due to the incredible partnership that exists between MWEB and the MSSA.
At the recent 19th MWEB North West Championships which were held on the 7th and 8th March 2015 at St Conrad's College in Klerksdorp, the recently formed club 'Crown the King' sent five of its best players to compete.
Northcliff High School has a long history with Mind Sports South Africa having affiliated back in 2008 when most schools viewed eSports with just a little bit of disdain.
HTS Witbank Mind Sports Club was only established by the school in 2013. However, due to an incredibly supportive Headmaster and an Educator that does not quit, the club has grown from strength to strength.
One of the biggest problems that all South African sport has, is the lack of international competitive experience.
With so few SA gamers having ever played against top level international competition, the standard of eSports in other countries often is a mystery to many South Africans.
It was on the 1st of May 2014, that the IeSF signed the MOU for hosting 6th e-Sports World Championship with both the Azerbaijan Cyber Sports Federation and Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The Wits Wargames Club was started back in 1979, and since then it seemed as though the Wits Club would remain the dominant force in gaming in South Africa.
While the athletes reach for great heights, it is this silent breed of volunteers that keep the whole sport system in South Africa running.
The IeSF has negotiated with TAFISA (The Association for International Sports for All) to add e-sports to theofficial program in 2016 TAFISA World Sport For All Games (Jakarta, Indonesia).
South Africa, it would be imagined is sorely disadvantaged in eSports, but the character and strength of the South African gamers has overcome the odds to rise up and demonstrate their worth.
Team eSports South Africa has finally returned home after competing at the 2013 IeSF Championships which was held on 1 to 4 November 2013 in Bucharest Romania.
As usual, Mind Sports South Africa has entered a team into the 2013 edition of the IeSF's annual World Championships. The Championships shall be held in Bucharest, Romania from 1 to 4 November 2013.
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