- Failure in the sex market in South Africa during the World Cup (source the Globe)
"In Cape Town, for example, the most touristic country's sex workers complain that tourists only have eyes for Jabulani, the ball of the World. Of call girls to clubs 'strip', all claim that, with the arrival of the Cup, the movement, rather than grow or remain stable, declined.
- Well-Educated Job Hunters still stuck (source Wall Street Journal)
"College graduates who took a detour around the weak job market by going back for advanced degrees are beginning to emerge from those programs—and finding job prospects aren't much better than they were a couple of years ago."
- African Outtake, From Diary of a Very Bad Year (Source N plus Ones Mag)