Safa set to account to parliament on R1bn World Cup windfall

By Andy Rice 19 July 2010

So, Fifa didn't take off with all the cash it made from the soccer World Cup. The world governing body has been so kind as to toss the SA Football Association R1 billion. But Safa will have to explain to parliament what it intends to do with the money, in a session scheduled for Tuesday. Butana Komphela, the chairperson of the the sport and recreation portfolio committee, has already made noises about the money being used for development. Read more: Sport24



As Shaun Abrahams packs his bags, Ramaphosa appoints Silas Ramaite acting NPA head

By Greg Nicolson

The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.