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/ 4 April 2008

A dummy-spitting tosser of toys

It was straight from the Jonas Savimbi School of daylight robbery. With the ballot papers counted and the unrigged result declared, cue dummy-spitting, foul-crying toy tosser. Mike Stofile’s ”there is no place for blacks in South African rugby” is the most predictable post-South African Rugby Union (Saru) presidential election utterance since unification.

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/ 1 October 2007

PSL commission payments in spotlight

It has been described by one newspaper as ”splitting the Premier Soccer League [PSL] down the middle.” But what Finance Minister Trevor Manuel described as ”morally reprehensible” commission payments amounting to hundreds of millions of rands to PSL officials has seemingly united 45-million South Africans in outraged opposition to the professional soccer organisation.