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  1. Serengeti National Park (the great migration), Tanzania
  2. Kruger National Park, South Africa
  3. Pyramids, Giza Egypt
  4. Rift Valley Lakes, Kenya.
  5. Kalahari Desert, Botswana
  6. Karnak Temple, Egypt
  7. Table Mountain, S. A.
  8. Atlas Mountain, Algeria
  9. Djoudj National Park, Senegal
  10. Goree Island, Senegal


FIFA World CUP 2010 - Africa Hosts the World

The Federation of International Football Associations - FIFA 2010 World cup holds it's 19th edition in South Africa between June 11 and July 11. This is going to be the first ever FIFA world cup to be held in Africa. And Africa is excited, it promises to be a lot of fun as all Africa is joining hands with South AFrica, the host nation to make it a memorable tournament. Africa wants to use this opportunity to show the world it can deliver if given the opportunity.

The venues and stadiums are ready and the police this week had a parade to show criminals and hooligans they're prepared to ensure safety of lives and properties of all South Africans and visitors to this year's mundial. SADC - Southern Africa Development Community countries also have perfected plans to cash-in and sell themselves as tourist destinations during the world cup. The people of South Africa are ready to celebrate in the newly developed fan villages and to show South African hospitality to the world, the nations of Africa are also ready to join hands and say "Welcome to Africa".

Football, funly called "The king of Sports" has the highest number of participating countries of any single sport. 208 FIFA national teams in total from which 32 teams qualified from the regional qualifying series which started since August 2007. These national teams will play in 8 groups in 10 venues throughout South Africa. Kick off is on July 11th between host nation, South Africa and Mexico and the final is July 11 at the Johannesburg Soccer City Stadium.


  1. Johannesburg - Soccer City stadium
  2. Johannesburg - Ellis Park Stadium
  3. Durban
  4. Cape Town
  5. Pretoria
  6. Port Elizabeth
  7. Bloemfontein
  8. Polokwane
  9. Rustenburg
  10. Nelspruit
The Groups:
Group A: France Mexico South Africa Uruguay
Group B:Argentina Greece Nigeria Korea Republic
Group C:Algeria England Slovenia USA
Group D:Australia Germany Ghana Serbia
Group E:Cameroon Denmark Netherland Japan
Group F:Italy New Zealand Paraguay Slovakia
Group G:Brazil Ivory Coast Korea DPR Portugal
Group H:Chile Honduras Spain Switzerland

African Festa 2010 in Yokohama

  • Saturday June 12 - 12:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday June 13 - 11:00 to 17:00

The African festa 2010 is an annual festival jointly organized by Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs - MOFA, African Embassies in Japan, Companies and Organizations supporting the African continent. This year’s African Festa 2010 in Yokohama will feature exhitions by NGOs, CSOs and voluntary organizations working on Africa. There will also be stands and booths for African arts and crafts, African foods and drinks; with stage performances by various Japanese and African musicians. For more information(in Japanese), visit African Festa 2010 website at

African (Orange) Cup of Nations 2010 in Angola - Ended

Dates: 10 January - 31 January 2010
Champion: Egypt - 7th title
Ghana came in 2nd and Nigeria, 3rd.

angola, cabinda cultural dance, bakamas
Cabinda welcomes Africa with Bakamas Cultural Dance
(pix from COCAN 2010 MAGAZINE, August 2009).

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