Yizwa imithandazo yethu

Its unusual for me to moan or promote a personal agenda on Slugger so I hope I will be forgiven this selfish entry.

South Africa should hold its head in shame. They have disgraced themselves on the international stage and brought pain to countless millions. Today saw a suffering launched on the world that makes apartheid seem a minor transgression.

The vuvuzela

I have already joined a Facebook group in protest and my anger will surely grow until FIFA or the UN take action over this travesty.

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has banned spectators from blowing them at his team’s training sessions.

And twitter across the world is pretty cross.