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Geo-branding is a serious thing. It is particularly serious when people from other geographic areas decide to brand your geographical area and the people in it, the way they see fit and the way that fits their purposes. No other country, region or continent, I’d argue, suffers from other peoples’ nonsense as much as the continent of Africa.

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How is its history of apartheid continuing to affect life and politics in South Africa? How can South Africa best address the range of concerns regarding its hosting of the World Cup? In this lesson, students consider South Africa’s history and the legacy of apartheid along with news about the upcoming World Cup. They then engage in a simulation to generate policy recommendations for the South African government, with respect to hosting this international event. Read more

A blog devoted entirely to World Cup Fifa Updates and issues. Read more

Writngs from a South African citizen on what it is like to be South African and live in South Africa. Read more

An online update of the Six Nations Hospitality Championships as well as football news throughout the world. Read more