Stories from the 10-11 June 06 Weekend: What You Missed


SA Logue brings you South Africa news from the weekend which you may not have seen. (Note: over time, some links may expire, as stories are archived.)

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  • Africa fails to notch first World Cup win. Neither Ivory Coast nor Angola could produce an upset – so now it’s up to Ghana, Tunisia and the seemingly ill-fated Togo (who lost their coach over the weekend) to provide the continent with something to shout about. WorldCupBlog | Google News
  • Poll tax uprising comemmorated. The 100th anniversary of the “Bhambatha rebellion” – in which a rural Zulu leader led a fight against a colonial poll tax, and was killed in battle – was observed by President Thabo Mbeki and others in KwaZulu Natal. The Mercury | SAHistory.org.za | Google News
  • Koeberg glitch fixed, say those who’ve let us down before. The Western Cape’s primary electricity provider, the Koeberg nuclear power plant, continues to threaten havoc to World Cup fans’ plans. But the week ahead looks all-clear. Cape Times | SABC News
  • Rough weekend on SA’s roads. Nine killed and over 90 injured in three big accidents. IOL | Angola Press