Posts Tagged nation building

Don’t Let the Post Cup Depression Get You Down…

The 2010 Fifa World Cup ended recently and it appears, much like Germany in 2006, that post-world cup depression has temporarily set in. This depression is a trivial event, given the title owing to how it affects a nation once they no longer have anything to look forward to. The fanfare has passed, day to day life is returning and many people are wondering what next?

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It’s Time to Galvanize

In 2006, Germany used their World Cup Soccer event to truly galvanize East and West Germany into a single nation with a real sense of unity and hope for their countries’ future. The hosting of the World’s largest sporting event is an incredible opportunity for nation building and if ever there was a time for South Africa to unite even further as a nation, the 2010 Soccer World Cup is the time.

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