Government says sorry about airport delays

By Andy Rice 8 July 2010

The South African government has apologised to those soccer fans who missed the World Cup semi final in Durban owing to delays at King Shaka International Airport. "We regret the inconvenience caused to all those fans," transport minister Sibusiso Ndebele said on Thursday. Hardly a heartfelt apology, but we suppose it's the thought that counts. Read more: M&G


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