2010 FIFA World Cup blogs


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When the final whistle has blown
Abey Mokgwatsane[Abey Mokgwatsane] It’s hard to believe that something that has kept the entire nation and the world so enthralled for the past six years is over. Two months after the final whistle of the World Cup has blown South Africa and Africa can look back with pride at what has been achieved.

Comments [2] [10 Sep 2010 12:05]

[Discovery Invest Leadership Summit] Knowledge on a silver platter
Dale Imerman[Dale Imerman] Want to learn the secrets influential leaders are sharing about challenges facing the world economy, business, government and society? In a series of blog posts, I’ll serve you all the knowledge I got from the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit - on a silver platter.

Comments [1] [16 Aug 2010 14:00]

Bottling the gees
Marion Scher[Marion Scher] Who would have believed that the main subject of conversation between middle-class white women over coffee mornings and dinner parties would be soccer? Who would have seen themselves grinning wildly and have an overwhelming urge to embrace total strangers spending their euros and dollars at our shopping malls? For the last month, the new national pastime became ‘go to malls, fan parks and stadiums to watch the tourists’...

Comments [2] [14 Jul 2010 12:38]

The good comes with the bad
Gill Moodie[Gill Moodie] Like Paris Hilton, I had occasion to frequent a South African court house this past week. It might have been a simpler affair if I too had been nicked on the wrong side of a dagga cloud but, alas, I was paying a traffic fine for a lapsed car-licence disc.

Comments [3] [07 Jul 2010 13:31]

Will Nematandani’s vision prevail beyond 2020?
Dr Nikolaus Eberl[Dr Nikolaus Eberl] As the European football leagues wound up their 2009/10 season recently, events took a tragic turn in the Turkish capital of Istanbul, when hundreds of Fenerbahçe supporters poured onto the pitch after the final whistle was blown to briefly celebrate their team’s 18th league title.

Comments [1] [01 Jun 2010 12:19]

Will Nematandani’s vision prevail beyond 2020?
Dr Nikolaus Eberl[Dr Nikolaus Eberl] As the European football leagues wound up their 2009/10 season recently, events took a tragic turn in the Turkish capital of Istanbul, when hundreds of Fenerbahçe supporters poured onto the pitch after the final whistle was blown to briefly celebrate their team’s 18th league title.

Comments [1] [01 Jun 2010 12:19]

Relentless in the face of impossibility
Abey Mokgwatsane[Abey Mokgwatsane] I want to tell you about an experience I had post our production of the Confederations Cup opening and closing ceremonies last year. Approximately 800 kids from eight Gauteng schools volunteered their time to perform at the ceremonies, and to thank them for being such an important part of our history, we went on a ‘thank you’ road-trip visiting the pupils at each of their schools.

Comments [3] [15 Jan 2010 13:33]

Zakitumi, baby!
[Terry Levin] Thought you might want to share a few marketing lessons that I picked up from the Cape Times, when I went online to renew our subscription this week. What is a rather fab stroke of genius is the launch of the Zakumi cartoon exclusively on the web at IOL, by the Madam & Eve outfit – Stephen Francis and Rico. “The Adventures of Zakumi” is just the kind of saleable, added value, engagement thing we need.

Comments [3] [07 Sep 2009 11:53]

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