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25 March 2017 09:33 (South Africa)

Government says sorry about airport delays

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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