Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· May, 2010

Stories about South Africa from May, 2010

29 May 2010

South Africa: Rugby Playing Its Part in Transformation

Sport is still largely split along racial lines in South Africa. Football is considered a non-white sport and rugby is considered by many to be a game played by white...

27 May 2010

South Africa: FEEFA 2.010 Whirled Cup Sowth Afrika!

Many South African companies are planning to profit from the 2010 FIFA World Cup. However, more and more are finding it difficult to play by the rules of ambush marketing...

26 May 2010

South Africa: The World Cup is Coming to Grahamstown

This year in Grahamstown, South Africa, the World Cup coincides with the annual National Arts Festival, which is expected to increase tourism and opportunities for residents. Citizen journalists from the...

25 May 2010

Africa: Africa “Retrogressive” Report 2010

Africa: Celebrating Africa Day

South Africa: Julius Malema Wants to Kiss and Make Up!

Julius Malema, the president of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) is no stranger to controversy. In fact, many would argue that it is what he thrives on. He is regarded...

Africa: The ultimate challenge for African magicians at World Cup

23 May 2010

South Africa: Zapiro's “Muhammad” Cartoon Controversy

Zapiro, South Africa's premier cartoonist, known for his controversial style in picking on politicians and commenting on societies issues, has come into the limelight in South Africa for jumping on...

21 May 2010

South Africa: Best World Cup commercial

South Africa: Build up to the World Cup

With 20 days left to the the greatest spectacle showcasing the “beautiful game” in South Africa, there has been a lot of preparation going on behind the scenes and a...

South Africa: Economic Benefits of 2010 World Cup

It is always the fun bit that we focus on when thinking about major world tournaments. There is the other side, which has corporate gurus and the business world talking.

19 May 2010

South Africa: 32 teams and 40,000 prostitutes for 2010 FIFA World Cup?

If you are going to South Africa to watch the 2010 FIFA World Cup, you should probably be prepared to meet 40,000 prostitutes from around the world who are expected...

18 May 2010

Africa: On Africa’s Tech Entrepreneurs

South Africa: Nation mourns passing of Dr Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert

The day was July 9 1987. The place was Dakar, Senegal. The participants - members of the then banned African National Congress and a group of 61 influential white Afrikaners....

13 May 2010

South Africa: Finding Common Ground Amidst “Race War”

South Africans are definitely not colour blind. Forty-odd years of apartheid has ensured that the concept of race is entrenched in the hearts and minds of many South Africans. The...

8 May 2010

Africa: The abortion debate on the continent

Video: Kids News Network turns to web

Through the Kids News Network in different countries throughout the world, children now have the opportunity to watch TV news magazines which are specifically geared towards them, also giving them...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site