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Infantino was speaking after the federation's three day football summit saying grass roots development is on top of their agenda
FIFA President says big changes are coming, especially for Africa

Thursday 23 February 2017 16:57

Gianni Infantino says his main challenge is the development of football especially in Africa.

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Former President Nelson Mandela died on 5 December 2013.
Nelson Mandela Foundation unveils a two year centenary programme

Monday 13 February 2017 16:03

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has on Monday unveiled what will be a two year centenary programme to honour its founder Nelson Mandela.  

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Police fire stun grenades at Wits students

Tuesday 4 October 2016 08:18

As classes were expected to resume on Tuesday morning, police used stun grenades to disperse a group of students who had gathered near the Wits University’s Great Hall.

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Violence discredits fees must fall struggle: Sexwale

Monday 3 October 2016 11:45

Anti-Apartheid activist and ANC stalwart, Tokyo Sexwale, says his greatest fear from the #FeesMustFall movement is that things may spiral out of control.

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October's FIFA Council Meeting is likely to discuss the issue.
HRW lashes out at FIFA over Israeli FA matches

Tuesday 27 September 2016 11:28

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused FIFA of violating human rights by allowing the Israeli Football Association (IFA) to play matches on land unlawfully taken from Palestinians.

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The ANC leadership was well-received in Soweto, Johannesburg.
ANC remains the party of choice: Tokyo Sexwale

Saturday 23 July 2016 20:18

Tokyo Sexwale and Mavuso Msimanga say despite the problems the ruling party is facing, it remains the party of choice.

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Chairman of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, South Africa’s Tokyo Sexwale, will be heading a delegation on a two-day visit to Israel and Palestine on Thursday and Friday.
Sexwale visits Israel and Palestine

Thursday 30 June 2016 18:53

Tokyo Sexwale is leading a delegation to meet with meetings with the Israeli political authorities, including Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev, and Palestinian Football Associations.

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Gianni Infantino was elected new FIFA president on Friday, succeeding suspended Sepp Blatter.
Infantino election gives FIFA time to start tackling problems

Saturday 27 February 2016 15:57

Gianni Infantino's election as FIFA president should give soccer's governing body the time it needs to begin tackling the corruption and other problems that have dragged it into a crisis.

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Asia calls for unity to drive FIFA reform after Infantino win

Saturday 27 February 2016 06:15

Asian football said it was looking forward to working with new FIFA President Gianni Infantino, despite the region's two candidates losing out to the Swiss in Friday's election

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Speaking after his victory, newly-elected FIFA President Gianni Infantino said he was overwhelmed by the victory.
Infantino elected new FIFA President

Friday 26 February 2016 20:20

UEFA General Secretary, Gianni Infantino, has been selected the new FIFA President.

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Sexwale announces withdrawal from Fifa presidential race

Friday 26 February 2016 14:56

Businessman Tokyo Sexwale has withdrawn from the FIFA presidential race.

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209 FIFA members to gather in Zurich

Friday 26 February 2016 09:48

FIFA 209 member associations will gather in Zurich for what is billed as an extraordinary congress to vote for a successor to Sepp Blatter.

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Tokyo Sexwale is take part in the election in Zurich on Friday.
SAFA’s vote expected to go to Sexwale at FIFA Presidential election

Thursday 25 February 2016 21:35

CAF Vice-President, Suketu Patel, expects 53 of his continent's 54 member associations to vote for Bahrain's Sheikh Salman al-Khalifa in the FIFA presidential election on Friday.

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Tokyo Sexwale is an outsider going into Friday's FIFA Presidential Elections due to his limited experience in world football.
Even an earth-quake won't save Tokyo on Friday: Analyst

Thursday 25 February 2016 20:20

South African football will receive yet another wake-up call on Friday in Zurich, when Tokyo Sexwale will embarrass the Rainbow Nation at the FIFA presidential elections, writes Neal Collins.

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 FIFA Presidential candidate, Tokyo Sexwale, remains confident ahead of the FIFA Presidency elections on Friday.
Sexwale takes FIFA presidency rival on Robben Island visit

Monday 22 February 2016 18:20

FIFA Presidential candidates, Tokyo Sexwale and Gianni Infantino, paid a visit to Robben Island on Monday ahead of the FIFA election in Zurich this Friday.

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Sexwale to host fellow FIFA Presidential candidate at Robben Island

Monday 22 February 2016 05:31

South Africa's candidate for the FIFA Presidency, Tokyo Sexwale, will on Monday host one of his rivals for the world's top football job at Robben Island.

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Tokyo Sexwale says the continent needs a person who understands what ails football in Africa and he is that man.
Sexwale confident of FIFA win despite CAF snub

Saturday 6 February 2016 17:42

African Businessman Tokyo Sexwale says he is pushing on with the race to be Football World Governing body FIFA's next president.

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Tokyo Sexwale is the only African candidate in the race.
I still stand a chance: Sexwale

Friday 5 February 2016 21:25

South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale insists he's still in the race for the FIFA presidency, despite the decision by the Confederation of African Football not to back him.  

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It is not clear yet if Tokyo Sexwale will continue with his bid to become FIFA president.
Sexwale’s FIFA Presidency hopes in tatters after CAF snub

Friday 5 February 2016 18:22

South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale has failed to win the backing of the Confederation of African Football for the FIFA Presidency.  

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To win the FIFA presidential election, after the initial voting a candidate will need a simple majority of 105 votes.
Speculations remain over FIFA presidential elections

Friday 5 February 2016 12:20

With the election to select the next president of FIFA, a month away, plenty of speculation remains about voting.

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