Buenos Aires, Nov 25, Uruguay were the last team to make it to the 2010 World Cup, but their players are looking forward to their chance of reviving the South American country’s long-gone football greatness.
Johannesburg, Nov 24, Are the new stadiums built for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, a country where football jostles with rugby and cricket for audience, destined to become white elephants after the month-long tournament?
Harare/Maputo, Nov 24, Some time over the next six months Miriam Vambe hopes to be boarding a plane for the first time, directly to South Africa.
Montevideo, Nov 19, Uruguay secured the last available berth for South Africa 2010 football World Cup by defeating Costa Rica 2-1 on aggregate in the playoffs.
Zenica (Bosnia), Nov 19, Porto midfielder Raul Meireles was the hero for Portugal as his side beat a 10-member Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 to qualify for next year’s football World Cup finals in South Africa.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17, State-run National Aluminium Co (NALCO) has decided not to pursue its planned aluminium smelter and power plant in South Africa as it could not get coal linkage, but will push a similar project in Iran, a senior company official said.
Johannesburg, Nov 12, South African President Jacob Zuma has been awarded the title of ‘Best African President’ for his role in the country’s struggle for liberation and his contributions for the continent at large, a media report said.
London, Nov 8, Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher’s son became a spy for South Africa in a bid to avoid being prosecuted for his alleged involvement in a failed coup in Equatorial Guinea, a newspaper reported Sunday.
Pretoria, Nov 2, South African police are probing the accident which occured Sunday afternoon leaving Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Zoe Kota and her driver injured and two others killed, a police department spokesperson said.
New Delhi, Oct 29, FirstRand, one of South Africa’s largest insurance, banking and financial companies, will soon open its first Indian branch in Mumbai to promote linkages between African and Indian businesses.