Monday, 7 June 2010
Shakira tries in vain to stop police manhandling photographers when she arrived at OR Tambo airport this morning.Yet again, the best laid plans get messed up by power drunk police. Everything was organised by the record company and Shakira's PR for a select few media houses to get pictures of Shakira, as she arrived to perform at the Kickoff concert on Thursday night. The police in typical fashion where very aggresive towards everyone, even to the point of assaulting some other photographers. Why do I write this like I'm shocked? It's not the first or the last time...
Sunday, 6 June 2010
A Nigerian fan holds up a flag after police had to intervene to stop a crowd of Nigerian fans from storming the Tembisa stadium where Nigeria was playing North Korea in a Pre-World Cup friendly.There was thousands of people that were not allowed into the stadium, it was chaos. People were jumping the wall into the stadium, some just peered over the wall trying to get a glimpse of the game.
Thursday, 3 June 2010
Pirate DVDs lie everywhere in a house in Dowerglen, Edenvale.The Gauteng Task Team raided the house which was overun with copied DVDs and where lying all over the house. There was about 15 000 DVDs worth over R1 Million. I've never seen so many DVDs in one place before, this guy must have constantly been writing these discs, his bed was covered with them and he slept on the couch in the living room, every room in the house was full of copied discs. Busy guy...
Wednesday, 2 June 2010
The Gautrain will officially open for business on Tuesday the 8th June 2010. I was on it during a media trip and the entire trip brought back memories of traveling from Glasgow to Edinburgh and London. Hello First World, we're not there yet, but we sure are on our way.