17/6/2010 World Cup organisers face problems as energy workers prepare to “cross the line” and bring South Africa’s power infrastructure to its knees… Minister puts spin on visitor numbers… Opening round of group games produces lowest goal tally in World Cup history. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Pretoria.

15/6/2010 South African government takes special measures to ensure fresh strikes by stewards at World Cup venues do not cause further disruption… Cape Town football fan sparks security scare at FIFA Fan Fest… BBC looks to silence vuvuzelas… FIFA dismisses concerns over attendances… More inside

South Africa 2010 World Cup chief Danny Jordaan and deputy police minister Fikile Mbalula say security efforts for the Confederations Cup have been outstanding. They insist a string of isolated incidents should not be taken out of context.