Fikile April Mbalula

Type: Person
Name: Fikile April Mbalula
Date of Birth: 1971-06-04
Nationality: South Africa
Fact Sheet: Biography for Fikile Mbalula
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Letters Of My Delusion: Its Absurdly Ruthless To Think Ghana Can Take The Place Of Morocco

When the Sport Minister’s talk of Ghana taking the place of Morocco to host AFCON 2015 aired, I heard many people speak. I also read many opinions and comments.Of all, this one from a friend on our Whatsapp chat is what I consider the mot deepest and ... [Published Modern Ghana - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

ACDP welcomes announcement of SA AFCON withdrawal

The African Christian Democratic Party haswelcomed the announcement by Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula that South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations if Morocco withdraws because of the Ebola virus.ACDPMP Cheryllyn Dudley said the ... [Published Bush Radio - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

South Africa Turns Down Offer To Host Afcon 2015

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 21 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2015) in January if Morocco withdraws due to concerns over the Ebola epidemic, said Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.The Confederation of African ... [Published Bernama - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

No SA Afcon

Gauteng:South Africa will not host the 2015 African Nations Cup, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said.His office said the country was not willing to step in and rescue CAF after Morocco hinted at a possible withdrawal due to the threat of Ebola.Mbalula ... [Published Africa News Network7 - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Soccer-South African minister rules out Nations Cup hosting

Reuters – 3 minutes 44 seconds agoReuters/Reuters - FIFA president Sepp Blatter (L) gestures next to South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula during a media briefing in Johannesburg May 21, 2011. REUTERS/StringerHealth News »JERUSALEM (Reuters) - ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

BRIEFLY: Uganda student, South African MP shot; Tanzania terror mastermind killed; South Sudan warriors talk; Africa Cup in jeopardy

THE week opened with a lot of news about shooting news, but also of guns likely to go silent, as South Sudan’s warring factions meet in Tanzania. In a major hopeful sign, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday.Here are the stories that didn’t get ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mbalula rules out hosting Afcon

South Africa will not host the African Nations Cup next year, says Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula.Mbalula was "unambiguous" and "categoric" in ruling out the country as a replacement for the designated host, Morocco, which wants the biennial football ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola's latest victim could be a major African soccer tournament

The Confederation of African Football has said it "has registered the request and wishes to state that there are no changes of the schedules of its competitions and events." CAF's executive committee will discuss Morocco's request on Nov. 2 and meet with ... [Published Morningstar.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

6 sure ways of spotting a good DJ

Kenny Kunene is a DJ, Minister of sport Fikile Mbalula is a DJ, Julius Malema is a DJ. Even journalist/author Mzilikazi wa ka Afrika has an album out.Most people know at least one person in their social circles who is a DJ.Now we know everyone can be ... [Published Sunday World South Africa - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nominees for SA Sports Awards unveiled!

Honouring our stars...The 2014 SA Sport Awards recognises the efforts and hard work shown by our athletes.The final list of nominees for the National Sport Awards has been announced by the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula and his adjucation ... [Published Soweto Life Mag - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bafana determined to succeed: Mbalula

Sport & Recreation Minister, Fikile Mbalula, believes that Bafana Bafana will improve.Mbalula on Tuesday night visited the national senior soccer team to give them a message of support ahead of their African Cup of Nations qualifying encounter against ... [Published SABC - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 8 reports

Malema teaches us the price of a Vuitton belt

When Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula called out Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on his LV designer wear, we did a price checkEFF Commmander in Chief Julius Malema yesterday indulged in a twitter war with Mbalula over the way he dressed for ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Oct 01 2014]

Quotes

"hosting afcon (africa cup of nations) is a no no" Mbalula said Monday
Mbalula added: "we will share the responsibility to fight ebola - we are not immune to that."
However, Mbalula added: "we will share the responsibility to fight ebola - we are not immune to that. we must be prepared to share our skills, our doctors, to reinforce the research to a find a vaccine."
...The country hasn't been formally asked to step in but noted that "there are just too many factors to consider for south africa if we are too host a tournament of this magnitude" the department of Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said in a statement

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Letters Of My Delusion: Its Absurdly Ruthless T... [Published Modern Ghana - 9 hours ago]
ACDP welcomes announcement of SA AFCON withdrawal [Published Bush Radio - 10 hours ago]
South Africa Turns Down Offer To Host Afcon 2015 [Published Bernama - 15 hours ago]
No SA Afcon [Published Africa News Network7 - 22 hours ago]
South Africa rejects hosting Africa Nations Cup [Published Manila Times - Oct 20 2014]
Soccer-South African minister rules out Nations... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 20 2014]
BRIEFLY: Uganda student, South African MP shot;... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 20 2014]
Afcon a no no for SA - Mbalula [Published iafrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
AFP - Ebola-Health-Fbl-Afr-2015-RSA [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 20 2014]
Branches want Cele to lead ANC in eThekwini [Published BDlive - Oct 20 2014]
Mbalula rules out hosting Afcon [Published Times Live South Africa - Oct 19 2014]
6 sure ways of spotting a good DJ [Published Sunday World South Africa - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola's latest victim could be a major African ... [Published Morningstar.com - Oct 17 2014]
‘We don’t want to host AFCON 2015′ – South Africa [Published Citifmonline - Oct 17 2014]
Nominees for SA Sports Awards unveiled! [Published Soweto Life Mag - Oct 16 2014]
Bafana determined to succeed: Mbalula [Published SABC - Oct 15 2014]
Is Afcon coming to South Africa? [Published IOL - Oct 13 2014]
SARS 'rogue agency' claims may not be far-fetched [Published Biz Community - Oct 13 2014]
Safa expels Chief Nonkonyana [Published SAnews.gov.za - Oct 12 2014]
Historic Safa Congress Ends On a High [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 12 2014]
Historic SAFA Congress ends on a high [Published Noodls - Oct 11 2014]
Stop blaming the past – FW De Klerk [Published City Press - Oct 11 2014]
Mandela honoured posthumously [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - Oct 11 2014]
Mantashe on e-tolls and other irritants [Published IOL - Oct 09 2014]
Minister takes part in Big Walk [Published Dep. of Sport & Recreation - Oct 09 2014]
Unite 4 Mandela to raise funds for charity [Published SABC - Oct 09 2014]
In case you missed it: Feather Awards 2014 nomi... [Published Juice - Oct 08 2014]
IGenerations iqokwe ngenxa yezinxushunxushu zayo [Published IOL - Oct 08 2014]
Nominees: Feather Awards 2014 [Published News 100 - Oct 07 2014]
Our education system: what should we do? [Published News24 - Oct 07 2014]
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