Monday, February 8, 2010

Street Vendors Can Sell in Durban During World Cup

Permitted street vendors in Durban will be allowed to sell their wars on the streets during ther World Cup under their existng permits, according to a recent ruling by the eThekwini Municipality. But they are not allowed to engage in "ambush marketing", in accordance with FIFA bylaws.

Malusi Mhlongo, a lawyer for the city, said street traders would continue to trade as normal during the match days at their permanent trading premises.

Advertising without city authority is prohibited within a 100m radius of the Fifa Fan Park and also at the controlled access site outside the perimeter of the stadium.

Fifa by-laws for street traders
February 5, 2010