Soccer City

Brazil friendly a blessing and a curse

Hosting the five-times world football champions in an international friendly is bound to be a spectacle, even if they show up Bafana.

Goalless derby ensures Chiefs remain on top

Kaizer Chiefs have played to a goalless draw against Orlando Pirates in the Soweto derby at FNB Stadium.

Building hope on fields of dreams

A multimillion-rand initiative that supports the creation of a football culture in local schools is winning hearts and minds.

Familiarity breeds content for Chiefs and Pirates fans

SA football followers cannot get enough of Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates with the third meeting of a young season attracting a sell-out crowd.

FNB wins battle over stadium name

FNB has the sole right to name the FNB soccer stadium in Soweto, the Supreme Court of Appeal held on Wednesday.

Court allows FNB to keep naming right to Soccer City

A court has ruled in favour of letting FNB keep the naming rights to the football stadium where the opening match of the Soccer World Cup was played.

Charity begins at the stadium

Soccer City will be packed for the kick-off to the 2010-11 season on Saturday, when four Premier Soccer League clubs contest the Charity Telkom Cup.

Joyous moment for world champions Spain

The chants of "Campeone! Campeone! that rang through the bowels of Soccer City on Sunday night confirmed it: Spain are champions of the world.

Uruguay end Ghana’s Cup bid on penalties

Uruguay claimed their first Soccer World Cup semifinal appearance in 40 years after a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Ghana at Soccer City on Friday.

Ghana stand on the brink

They may be beset by injury but that has become de rigueur for the Black Stars, writes <b>Mark Gleeson</b>.

Ref costs England as Germany, Argentina move on

Germany and Argentina set-up a mouthwatering Soccer World Cup quarterfinal showdown on Sunday as England and Mexico were left licking their wounds.

Attacking game expected in World Cup opener

South Africa and Mexico are likely to go on the attack in the opening game of the Soccer World Cup on Friday.


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.