Carlos Albertos Parreira

Parreira: Technique always tells

Carlos Albertos Parreira speaks about his tenure with Bafana Bafana and the legacy he hopes to leave behind in South Africa.

Bafana blown away

Neither a freezing wind nor blasting vuvuzelas could help as Uruguay ruthlessly exposed the home team's weaknesses.

When the Benni dropped

Omission of Benni McCarthy from Bafana Bafana's World Cup squad signals an end to the foreign-based prima donna.

Denmark test for Bafana

Denmark will pose a much bigger test of Bafana Bafana's World Cup credentials when the teams meet at the Super Stadium on Saturday.

Carlos, and Benni, ready to cut the fat

As Benni McCarthy is sweating off his excess weight, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira is preparing to trim his squad down to 23 players.

Bafana improving, says Parreira

Carlos Alberto Parreira hailed his South Africa side despite seeing them held 1-1 by Bulgaria on Monday in a Soccer World Cup warm-up match.

Parreira hails Bafana ahead of Bulgaria test

South Africa coach Carlos Alberto Parreira hailed his squad ahead of a 2010 World Cup warm-up against non-qualifiers Bulgaria on Monday.

South Africa’s talismans to avoid early Cup exit

Nelson Mandela, home advantage and vuvuzelas are among the elements South Africa hope will help avoid the shame of a first-round World Cup exit.

Bafana thrash Thailand

Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira was a happy man on Sunday after Bafana Bafana hammered Thailand 4-0 at the new Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

Fransman added to Bafana squad

South Africa on Wednesday added Israel-based defender Bevan Fransman to a preliminary Soccer World Cup squad they named last month.

Bafana players fighting for World Cup places

Bafana Bafana will be playing for their places in Carlos Alberto Parreira's final Soccer World Cup squad when they host Thailand on Sunday.

Money not an issue, says Parreira

Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has stressed that financial incentives were not part of his or his players' plan for the Soccer World Cup.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.