South Africa's communists called on the government and unions to "sit down and engage frankly" in order to resolve a three-week public sector strike.
The International Labor Organization issued a report August 12 indicating that at the end of 2009 81 million people between 15 and 24 years of age were unemployed, up from 11.9 percent in 2007 to 13 percent last year.
SOWETO, South Africa -- South Africa will never be the same. That sums up the end of this World Cup 2010 Event.
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Make no mistake about it in hosting the 2010 World Cup the Black government of South Africa performed wonderfully.
History has been made as Spain won its first World Cup in "Soccer City" Johannesburg defeating Netherlands 1-0.
A final reflection on the 2010 World Cup from South Africa.
The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.
SOWETO, South Africa — Germany fought a tough battle bogged down by a smooth, tactical and consistent Spain tonight.
As the Ghana vs. Uruguay game results continue to sink in, the South African fans and the press continue with the post-mortem of the game. That cheating handball is in the news.
Writer Fred Mabonga sends this latest blog on Ghana's loss to Uruguay, and the disappointment, as well as resilience, that resounded across a continent.