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08 September 2009

‘Socio-economic benefits of 2010 set to disappoint’

Kim Trollip

THE 2010 Fifa World Cup will most probably disappoint in the delivery of socio-economic benefits sold to the South African public by its promoters.

That was the message from Rhodes University vice-chancellor Saleem Badat during a speech at the 2009 Highway Africa annual conference yesterday. The three-day conference, held at Rhodes, drew more than 500 journalists from all over the continent.

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