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No to vuvuzela ban - Tutu

2010-06-16 22:06

Johannesburg - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has condemned the calling for a ban of vuvuzelas at World Cup stadiums, the SABC reported on Wednesday.

He described the call as "nonsense" saying soccer fans must be prepared to enjoy the World Cup in a South African way.

Tutu was speaking in Cape Town during a youth summit organised by the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre.

Despite the country's socio-economic challenges, he said the unity among South Africans brought about by the soccer spectacle was commendable.

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