Wednesday, 23 June 2010

[creative-radio] GL Soccer 2010 News Service


Looking for stories with a difference from Southern Africa for Soccer 2010?

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The GL news service is providing interesting stories and radio content on a
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local level to bring you the voices and views of ordinary citizens on Soccer


Some of the articles to date include:

Persecution of orange-clad women absurd

23 June, Johannesburg. Yesterday, all criminal charges against the two women
being tried for orchestrating the so-called orange dress "ambush marketing'
on 15 June were dropped. Media reports said that FIFA and Bavaria, the
company associated with the orange dresses, reached an agreement that would

AUDIO - Women in World Cup 2010 Management

South Africa is one of the signatories of the SADC Protocol on Gender and
Development, which includes committements to 50/50 women in decision-making.
Has the FIFA World Cup pushed the country in the right direction? Has the
World Cup encouraged women in management?...

World Cup class courts for all

We have learned from this World Cup that when South Africa really puts its
mind to it, justice can be served much faster and expeditiously than we have
ever seen before. On the one hand, we should applaud the country for meeting
FIFA's standards, and allaying fears regarding South Africa's ability to
deal with...

Johannesburg's informal traders score during World Cup

Cities pushed and South Africa's informal traders pushed back. After months
of mobilising, marching and protests, Johannesburg's informal traders won
their place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup...

AUDIO - Hangover after July 11

Yes, the world cup is here! Some are feeling it whilst others...not quite!
On the day of the opening of the world cup, some residents ofDiepkloof in
Soweto took t o the streets to complain about service delivery. They
complained about how the government may have prioritised resources towards
the building of...

Fathers and kids enjoying World Cup

The ongoing 2010 World Cup is giving some fathers the chance to spend extra
time with their children, out of school for the duration of the event. Many
celebrated Father's Day this past weekend enjoying the nation's centre role
in the global mega event...

Deborah Walter
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CMFD Productions
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