Saturday, March 6, 2010

Police Official Assures South Africa's Safety

South African Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa is reassuring the press that the country will be safe during the World Cup.

The host nation for this summer's finals are devoting huge resources to ensuring the fans' safety, including the deployment of 41,000 police officers.

Security has been an issue that has dogged preparations for the World Cup because of South Africa's crime rate, which is among the highest in the world.

Police chief insists South Africa safe
March 5, 2010