n Local Government Bulletin - Local government : a key player in the build-up to 2010
|Article Title||Local government : a key player in the build-up to 2010|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Reuben Baatjies and Coel Kirkby|
|Publication Date||Jul 2006|
|Pages||3 - 5|
Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 3 Local government A KEY PLAYER IN THE BUILD-UP TO 2010 Time is short, though. Contrary to popular belief, South Africa must be ready by June 2009, not 2010, for the FIFA Confederations Cup (the 'mini World Cup'). This is the precursor to the World Cup and involves the hosts, world champions and six other continental champions. The date of this trial run tournament leaves less than three years to have everything ready. Challenges and opportunities Experts predict R12.7 billion in direct World Cup expenditure, with a R21 billion contribution to the country's GDP and 160 000 ..
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