An American perspective on the World Cup

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Young American Interns stay at Liz at Lancaster During May we at Liz at Lancaster were privileged to host a group of 12 extraordinary students from the University of Michigan. Our experience of them here at Liz at Lancaster was as a group of talented, engaged, intelligent, respectful, humane, funny, warm, caring individuals. They were […]

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The soccer spirit: what role do hawkers play?

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HAWKERS ROLE IN UPSURGE OF NATIONAL SYMBOLS In Jozi, on every suburban pavement, busy intersection and traffic island, is a group of hawkers selling flags, mirror covers, soccer glasses, beaded key rings  and all things promoting the national flag. It is in the traffic that most Jozi-ites purchase their symbols of support for Bafana Bafana and enter into the […]

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Looking back on 2009 – the good news in South Africa

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SA the Good News Check  SA Goodnews no 242 13 December 2009 on  http://www.sagoodnews.co.za/newsletter_archive/the_best_of_2009_2.html And from Project 2010 Issue 165 18 Dec 2009 2009 will be remembered as the year that South Africa staked its claim to hosting a successful 2010 World Cup. Certainly, the past 12 months have marked an extraordinary turnaround in the preparations […]

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Getting from Joburg to other 2010 matches:check www.topplaces.co.za

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 Getting to out of town matches Ground Handling We offer a complete ground-handling service with shuttles and transfers to and from airports and hotels.  We have offices and staff on duty at the following airports to assist your clients:  Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban,  Pretoria, Polokwane, Nelspruit, George, Bloemfontein. Getting to Rustenburg, Polokwane and Nelspruit We are able […]

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South Africans as a nation are good at the extraordinary, it’s the ordinary that we are not so good at.

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South Africa: the Good News ‘Good at the extraordinary but not so good at the ordinary’  is a quote from Albie Sachs, the retired Constitutional Court Judge and former activist in the freedom movement.  South Africa always gets notoriously bad press. I think I can safely say that the majority of my guests who have never […]

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