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South Africa: Extraordinary masquerades as ordinary

“Bafana Bafana played a world cup final on Tuesday the 22nd of June 2010 as the whole of South Africa stopped and came together at 4.00pm to see if their team could, against all the odds, win the match against France…,” writes Daudi Were.

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