South Africa Tour 2010 In Pictures

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It's an interesting time to be in South Africa. Some 16 years after apartheid, this country was named the first African nation host to the 2010 FIFA World Cup – the largest sporting event in the world – having beaten out Morocco and Egypt in the bidding process. Already the gateway to Africa – the nexus where nations converge to move product to many of the world's emerging markets – the country of 40-plus million people stand to benefit from a much-needed economic boost. Black Enterprise Senior Photo Editor Lonnie C. Major and Editorial Director Alan Hughes were part of a group of journalists invited to South Africa to chronicle the country's wwwelopment, business and recreational opportunities. Here's a pictorial account of the journey.  Senior Photo Editor Lonnie C. Major capturing the sights of downtown  Johannesburg. (Photo by Alan Hughes; all other photos by Lonnie C. Major)

It’s an interesting time to be in South Africa. Some 16 years after apartheid, this…