2010 World Cup

No regrets, says World Cup final ref Webb

Soccer World Cup final referee Howard Webb arrived home in England on Tuesday insisting he had done a tough job in difficult circumstances.

SA turns attention to Olympic Games

South Africa is to put in an official bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, Sascoc CEO Tubby Reddy announced on Tuesday.

‘The World Cup crisis that was(n’t)’

It's one thing for South Africa to host a secure Soccer World Cup, but quite another to deal with the fundamental causes of crime in the country.

Cup investment return ‘will be visible in three to five years’

It will take three to five years to see the economic benefits of the World Cup, a Human Sciences Research Council academic said on Tuesday.

Banks score from World Cup

Banks score on fees as foreign card transactions nearly double.

Of big egos, underdogs and continental pride

The <i>M&G</i>'s Ryan Hoffmann gives his on-the-field highlights of the Soccer World Cup.

The Cup ran over, now for the hangover

That we delivered a world-class World Cup with the kind of drama that only Africa can serve up is undeniable.

Lula: Africa enchanted the world with Cup

Africa has enchanted the world with its "wonderful" hosting of the World Cup and Brazil will learn from this, says Brazilian President Lula da Silva.

World Cup is a reminder of what’s possible

Were we acting? Was it just an act? It was a Zimbabwean who put the right question with such precision, writes <b>Richard Calland</b>.

Govt apologises over World Cup airport chaos

The government has apologised to fans who missed a World Cup semifinal on Wednesday because of aircraft parking chaos at the King Shaka airport.

Spain coach hails ‘extraordinary’ effort

Carles Puyol cracked open Germany's stubborn defence with a superb header on Wednesday to give Spain a 1-0 win and a place in the World Cup final.

Gordhan, AG to probe ‘wasteful’ ticket spending by govt

Finance minister and auditor general are to investigate World Cup ticket purchases by government agencies amid concerns over "wasteful expenditure".


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world