Tag Archives: South Africa

Going into 2013 – what’s on at Joburg theatres

There are some really exciting upcoming shows and I’m making the most of what’s on offer.  Looking forward to seeing Fascinating Aida next Saturday 26th.  I heard the cast being interviewed by Jenny Crwys-Williamson Radio 702.  Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman received rave reviews in their January 2011 run of the show and […]

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Hafajee’s letter to Duduzile Zuma

Would any of these viewers have photographed this painting if the comment from the Presidency had been ‘no comment’?                   Ferial Hafajee writes eloquently, subtly and critically (as always) on the debate between ‘the personal right to dignity’ and the right for freedom of expression (and so […]

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Jansen’s ‘My South Africa’

See  http://www.sagoodnews.co.za/blog/my_south_africa_by_jonathan_jansen.html# by

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Economic benefits of the World Cup

It will take three to five years to see the economic benefits of the World Cup, a Human Sciences Research Council academic says. However, it was too early to tell how great these benefits would be, said Dr Udesh Pillay, head of research on service delivery at the HSRC. He added that the economic benefits […]

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WC Final most watched soccer game in US history

The World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands was the most-watched football game in US television history, drawing 24.3 million viewers, said Nielsen. According to a report on the IoL site, the final on the ABC network and Spanish-language Univision outdrew the June 26 US-Ghana match, which attracted 19.4 million viewers, and the 18.1 […]

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