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His image was used to sell pineapples in Europe. But he knew nothing about it – and they got his name wrong

World Cup review, Part V: Spain and the lasting legacy of 2010

South Africa had a front row seat as the greatest team of its generation went into full bloom

Vuma Levin initiates his cycle

The guitarist is growing into his groove, with a new concept album launching soon

CocreateSA: Future solutions for South Africa’s challenges

Innovators and creatives will receive R500 000 worth of funding for projects that come up with solutions for local challenges through #cocreateSA.

Spain mourns World Cup ‘catastrophe’ against Netherlands

Spain's press have pulled apart the side they've eulogised for six years, with commentators asking if the Dutch trouncing heralds the end of an era.

Dutch dazzle World Cup with win over Spain

When least expected, the Dutch turned on the style with a barrage of spectacular goals and a 5-1 victory that humiliated defending champions Spain.

Sex, drugs and clogs: New Dutch king is a moneyspinner

The Dutch are fêting their new king Willem-Alexander by spending millions on kitsch and sometimes kinky orange products.

Mladic hospitalised with pneumonia

Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, on trial before an UN court for genocide has been hospitalised with pneumonia.

Hague opens hearing against former Kenyan minister

Former Kenyan minister William Ruto's world crimes court hearing on whether he should stand trial for crimes against humanity has begun.

Mladic: ‘I defended my people’

Wartime Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on Friday denounced genocide and war-crimes charges against him as "obnoxious".

Genocide accused Mladic in custody at The Hague

Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic has been placed in custody in The Hague to await trial for war crimes after almost 16 years on the run.

Stirling fires Ireland to win with blazing ton

Paul Stirling smashed an explosive century as Ireland posted an emphatic six-wicket victory over the Netherlands in their last World Cup match.

Win takes Tigers to brink of Cup knockouts

Bangladesh cruised to a six-wicket win over The Netherlands on Monday which takes them to the brink of the World Cup quarter-finals.

Taylor war-crimes trial enters final phase

The lawyer of former Liberian president Charles Taylor on Wednesday dismissed his war-crimes trial as a political conspiracy.

India faces another underdog threat at World Cup

India will hope to negotiate the underdog threat of Netherlands in the Group B match at the World Cup on Wednesday with as little fuss as possible.

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