PREPARING SOUTH AFRICA FOR THE WORLD
Smoothing the journey
Mercedes Benz executive director Lulu Letlape and 2010 Local Organising Committee CEO Danny Jordaan with one of 15 luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicles which were donated to the SA Football Association.
Zakumi visits Brussels
Ahead of Spains 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Belgium, the tournaments official mascot Zakum ypaid the Spanish team a surprise visit.
Zakumi gives Spain a boost
Ahead of Spains 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Belgium, 2010 Local Organisng Committee CEO Danny Jordaan and the tournaments official mascot Zakumi handed Spanish captain Casillas a Spanish replica team shirt bearing the official emblem of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009.
Words of inspiration
2010 Local Organising Committee CEO Danny Jordaan writes a message of support at the construction site of the Green Point stadium in Cape Town.
Modise denies rift
Following major speculation of a rift between the 2010 Local Organising Committee head of marketing and communications, Tim Modise, and CEO Danny Jordaan, Modise says he plans to fulfill his commitments to the LOC.
Local Organising Committee CEO Danny Jordaan has described as unrealistic the expectation of some people that the tournament will provide a job for every South African. The SABC reports that a number of jobs have been created, particularly in the construction industry, as South Africa prepares to host the World Cup.
LOC rocked by infighting report
Infighting is causing widespread tension within the 2010 LOC. The Sunday Times reported that key players in the LOC are barely talking to each other.
Lessons for the LOC
2010 Local Organising Committee CEO Danny Joordaan says the impact of the Springboks stunning World Cup victory has inspired his team to work even harder to ensure the tournaments success.
Appointments - Makgabo
Former CNN anchor Tumi Makgabo has been appointed as the Communications Manager of the LOC.
LOC - Khoza
Fifa has appointed PSL chairman Irvin Khoza to serve on its newly created Strategic Committee.
Made in SA
On the field
The Girls Of 2010