The 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup presents all South Africans with an opportunity to showcase our country to the rest of the world.
It is also an opportunity to unite behind our team, Bafana Bafana, and with the support of millions of vuvuzelas, take on the best teams in the world.
South African NGOs are in full support of Bafana Bafana and the successful hosting of the World Cup. See the various "NGO messages of support" listed below.
I have been puzzled and annoyed by the ongoing repetition in our media, that 40 000 'prostitutes' are set to be trafficked into South Africa ahead of the World Cup.
This figure is continually repeated (and in one instance, an anti-trafficking video featuring several South African soapie stars, inflated further to 100 000). This despite its being a complete fabrication, with no basis in fact, and no evidence available to substantiate it.