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World Cup Tales: Hands Across Africa (2010)

South Africa, 2010

At the turn of the century it was decided that the 2010 World Cup would be the first hosted in Africa, with bids placed by Egypt, Morocco, South Africa and a joint-bid from Tunisia and Libya. 1,882 more words

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W is for Wakka Wakka (This Time for Africa) by Shakira ft. Freshlyground

Wakka Wakka (This Time for Africa) was the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cupp and featured Afro-Colombian rhythms and instrumentation with South African guitars. 171 more words


The United States and South Africa Share Great Challenges

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

This year, the world was united in our excitement for the World Cup, and in praise of South Africa being the first host for the games in the continent of Africa. 740 more words

Football: FIFA World Cup - Rewind down the memory lane

Happy New Year! It’s 2018. And a year Russia will proudly host the FIFA Football World Cup – the world’s biggest (sporting or non-sporting) extravaganza. The highlight of the year 2018, for sure. 1,324 more words


Celebrations and Recriminations - a short story from The Netherlands.

In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams: Get the jobs so we could save money. 1,942 more words