Tag Archives: Soweto

A World Cup viewing experience like no other SA Good News Newsletter # 267 | 29 June 2010

SA The Good News By Azure Janneker – SAB and Steuart Pennington – SA Good News “I’ve been to Soccer City and the Innes Free Fan Park, but I’m going to watch the next game at a Castle Kingdom tavern in one of the townships.” “A what?”   “A Castle Kingdom…you know, the true personification of […]

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The highs and lows of day 1 of the World Cup, especially traffic issues

World Cup Soccer first day The event that we have all been waiting for since the announcement in 2005 is finally here … and despite some serious traffic and transport hitches, it all went well on the FIRST big day.  Lots of hoarse voices amongst Safricans today as well as much babelaas.  See http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/talk-the-talk-a-z-of-south-african-slang ! Traffic issues For […]

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Ke Nako: the time is now Laduuuuuuma!

 Opening match excitement The time is now … excitement is palpable here at Liz at Lancaster …  Can you feel it.  First sound this morning I heard was vuvuzelas. Get your ear plugs  out …. !!      Dogs have their SA Bandannas, my son came to get some bincoluars on the way to the […]

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Fan Fests, Public Viewing Areas and Township TVs … if you haven’t got tickets to the games

FAN FESTS WORLD CUP SOCCER 2010 Two FIFA Fan Fests™ will be held in Johannesburg.  There is free entrance;  all matches are broadcast live . There are high quality giant screens. The FIFA Fan Fest™ is an all day event .Prior to and after matches, the stage/screen is used for entertainment programmes.  Food, beverage and Official […]

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Steuart Pennington’s take on whether sport can help change attitudes: The Blue Bulls in Soweto

Our transformation challenge: The Blue Bulls show the way! By Steuart Pennington in South Africa     The Good News Newsletter    no 263 01   June 2010 “It just shows how far we have come as a nation” were Victor Matfield’s final words as he reflected on the Bulls semi-final  in Orlando Stadium, having said earlier “Hearing vuvuzelas […]

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