Saturday, 10 April 2021
Africa's news in English
Cape Town News

Scottish company Aggreko to provide South Africa World Cup power

Scottish company Aggreko is to provide temporary power and temperature control solutions for broadcast and technical services for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa from 11 June-11 July. The
Cape Town News

FIFA says World Cup ticket sales down

The organiser of the World Cup, FIFA, says that 220,000 international football fans are set to visit South Africa in June and July rather than 500,000 as originally expected. FIFA believes that th...
Cape Town News

Pop concert to launch South Africa World Cup

The FIFA World Cup in South Africa is to get off to a musical start with a pop concert in Johannesburg on 10 June featuring African and international stars. The line up at the Orlando Stadium in S...
Cape Town News

Cape Town tackles irresponsible pricing for World Cup

Cape Town has moved to combat the perception that fans travelling to South Africa for the June-July 2010 FIFA World Cup will be overcharged for accommodation during their stay in the Mother City....
Cape Town News

South Africans learn national anthem ahead of World Cup

South Africans are being given lessons in the national anthem Nkosi sikelel
Cape Town News

Air traffic control plans for World Cup

Plans are being drawn up for the movement of football fans around the country before, during and after this year
Cape Town News

Cape Town stadium finished

Work has finished on the new Cape Town Stadium, which will host eight of the football World Cup from 11 June-11 July this year, including a semi-final match. Construction of the precinct around the st...
Cape Town News

Football for Hope centre opens in Cape Town

The international governing body of football FIFA has opened a community centre in Cape Town as part of a social development initiative that is intended to outlast the 2010 World Cup. The so-called...
Cape Town News

World Cup stadium named

The city council has voted to name the city
Cape Town News

Die Burger Cycle Tour

The Western Cape
Cape Town News

2010 World Cup volunteers needed.

Organisers of the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa are looking for 15,000 volunteers to help run the competition. Prospective applicants can come from any country, must be 18 or older on 1 Marc...
Cape Town News

Cape Town Tens rugby tournament.

The first edition of the Cape Town Tens rugby tournament will kick off on 7 February. The two-day competition will be held at Hamilton RFC at Green Point, the oldest rugby club in South Africa. It is...
Cape Town News

2010 World Cup mascot unveiled.

A bright yellow leopard with spiky green hair, green shorts and a white T-shirt is the mascot for the next World Cup football tournament, to be held in South Africa in 2010.
Cape Town News

Contingency plan for World Cup 2010.

Three countries have been put on standby to host the 2010 football World Cup in the event that South Africa is unable to host the tournament, president of the international federation of association f...
Cape Town News

2010 World Cup preliminary draw.

Final preparations are being made in Durban for the preliminary draw to determine the qualifying groups in the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, which will be held in Durban on 25 November. The...
Cape Town News

Langa pool to get facelift.

The municipal swimming pool in Washington Street in Langa township on the Cape Flats is to get a facelift before opening for the summer season. The 250,000 rand project involves sealing the walls, pav...
Cape Town News

Nelson Mandela birthday football match.

South African and international football stars from past and present will take to the field at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town on 18 July for a special match to celebrate the 89th birthday of anti-apart...
Cape Town News

F1 track proposed for Cape Town.

A South African company has unveiled plans to build a Grand Prix race track in Cape Town in a bid to bring Formula One (F1) back to the country after almost 15 years. The R1 billion proposal, put forw...
Cape Town News

New Cape Town stadium back on course.

The city council has approved a R2.9 billion budget for the new 2010 World Cup football stadium at Green Point, paving the way for the start of construction. The go-ahead came after international bank...
Booking.com

STAY CONNECTED

16127Fans Like
86Followers Follow
219Subscribers Subscribe

Create your Widget