World Cup focus

Fringe benefits?

July 8, 2010
By Firdose Moonda, South Africa
It is the vastest province in South Africa with the smallest population. It has the Augrabies Falls, famous Namaqualand Daisies, the largest wildlife and nature conservation area in southern Africa, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and is home to a mine that produces a great majority of one of the most sought-after minerals in the world. The Northern Cape is, literally, a diamond in the rough. Yet, it was the only province not allocated a host city for the World Cup.

Its capital city, ...

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