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· June, 2010

Stories about South Africa from June, 2010

25 June 2010

South Africa: The social media world of vuvuzelas

Can't get enough of vuvuzelas? Or perhaps the opposite is the case. Here are a series of social media links devoted to everything vuvuzela.

20 June 2010

Israel: World Cup Bonanza – Back to the Game

Maya Norton's attempts to find World Cup reactions in Israeli blogs are being foiled by a minor dilemma - it seems that most Israeli World Cup fans are too busy...

17 June 2010

South Africa: Don't forget Mbeki and De Klerk

South Africa: Bafana Bafana owes us an explanation

Netherlands: Two women arrested at World Cup for promoting wrong beer

Two Dutch women working for Netherlands beer company Bavaria were arrested for promoting a beer that is not an official World Cup sponsor during the World Cup Netherlands-Denmark match in...

16 June 2010

South Africa: Tonight, it's not just a game

Bafana Bafana take on Uruguay tonight in their second Group A clash in FIFA 2010 World Cup. Bloggers as well as South African citizens are saying that the clash tonight...

14 June 2010

Ghana: Bloggers celebrate Ghana's victory over Serbia

The Ghana national football team, the Black Stars, became the first African team on Sunday win a match at the 2010 FIFA World Cup after beating Serbia. Ghanaian bloggers are...

South Africa: The Vuvuzela World Cup Debate

Days into the 2010 World Cup, the vuvuzela debate continues by those criticizing and defending the use of the instrument at games, as well as those who make light of...

13 June 2010

Macedonia: Gender Aspects of the Football World Cup

Young Macedonian blogger and writer thinks that focus on defense combined with propagation of gender stereotypes make the Football World Cup unattractive.

South Africa: Soccer and Social Change

11 June 2010

Arab World: Where the Streets are Quiet During Football Games

Millions of people around the world are glued to their television screens, watching the World Cup's opening ceremony from South Africa - and the scene is not that different in...

10 June 2010

Watch The World Cup with Global Voices: Live Chat for Uruguay vs. France

The World Cup of football, arguably the most global sporting event ever, is hosted for the first time on the African continent. Please join us in watching and discussing this...

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