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Lungile Madywabe

Lungile Madywabe

    Theatre shake-up points to a new direction
    Theatre shake-up points to a new direction
    Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema’s tenure as the Jo’burg City Theatres (JCT) inaugural chief executive officer will be dominated by battles about...
    Slouching towards 2010
    Slouching towards 2010
    How does one begin to capture the face of South African football in 2006? While the unfolding story of the 2010 Soccer World Cup has tended to...
    Too many voices talk past each other at Safa
    Too many voices talk past each other at Safa
    A new player has emerged on the perennially dysfunctional landscape that is South African football. Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhenkesi...
    Diplomat to be charged
    Diplomat to be charged
    The Department of Foreign Affairs has laid charges of misconduct against its former ambassador to Brazil Mbulelo Rakwena for allegedly contravening...
    Bafana buffoonery
    Bafana buffoonery
    Delays in moving the administration of Bafana Bafana to a professional body such as the South African Football Association's (Safa) commercial wing...
    Bafana kicking their heels
    Bafana kicking their heels
    For months the South African Football Association (Safa) has been talking about a "turn-around strategy for Bafana Bafana" and a "2010 vision"....
    Safa's World Cup wing fails to deliver
    Safa's World Cup wing fails to deliver
    Nine months after the South African Football Association (Safa) decided to form a new company whose responsibility it was to increase the sagging...
    Show us the money
    Show us the money
    The government committing to make available funds for the construction of the 2010 World Cup stadiums -- as Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel did...
    'Fraudster' diplomat gets top job
    'Fraudster' diplomat gets top job
    South Africa’s former ambassador to Brazil, Mbulelo Rakwena, was promoted to his current position as chief director for Latin America in the...
    Soccer's lasting legacy from 2010
    Soccer's lasting legacy from 2010
    The multibillion-rand 2010 World Cup stadium construction project, with its time frame of 18 to 34 months, was always going to cause disagreement...
    Foundation sits on R150m for grassroots development
    Foundation sits on R150m for grassroots development
    Almost a year after the South African Football Foundation (SAFF) was launched with the help of the British government, confusion reigns over the...
    Negativity threatens 2010
    Negativity threatens 2010
    Pundits say South Africa stands to lose millions in revenue if negative reports continue to cast doubt on the country's structural capacity to host...