Edition 18 of 2004, Friday 14 May 2004
Once again thousands of South Africans will be glued to their television sets on Saturday, 15 May. The question, will we host the Soccer World Cup 2010? South Africa's bid to host the World Cup scored top marks from FIFA's inspection committee. South Africa is among five African countries competing to win the right to host in 2010, and most commentators have put South Africa or Morocco as the hottest favorites.
BUT as we know, it is not over until the last ball was bowled or shall I say, until the last ball was kicked!
I wonder what will happen with the real estate industry should South Africa get to host the World Cup.
GOVERNMENT involvement in the property charter process is essential for its success, says the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners. Read more in "Real Estate in South Africa"
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Charter needs government involvement
GOVERNMENT involvement in the property charter process is essential for its success, says the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners.
Institute spokesman Andy Tondi says the charter is similar to the mining
charter in that it deals with the "core of our liberation struggle",
which if not addressed properly now it will "come back on us in the
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