South Africans should congratulate themselves on World Cup, says Tutu

By Andy Rice 21 June 2010

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has praised South Africa's hosting of the World Cup, saying: "We are hosting the greatest World Cup, and we are doing it in style," he said. Tutu would like to see the benefits of hosting the tournament extending beyond next month. He feels the positive sentiment generated by the World Cup should mark a beginning, rather than an end. Tutu also predicts that Bafana Bafana will win Tuesday's game vs France three or four to nil. Let's hope his optimism is justified.  Read more: Sapa via M&G



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old' when I would never call him 'short and fat?' Oh well I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" ~ Donald J Trump