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Greek Footballer Giannis Potouridis Signs Contract With Cape Town City

The football team of Cape Town City in South Africa announced on Monday that Greek footballer Giannis Potouridis has signed a contract with the team. Potouridis, aged 27, is a defender and his previous team was Crete's historic football club...

Youngest South African MP of Greek Origin

South African MP George Michalakis, who has Greek origins, is the younger person to ever be elected in the country’s parliament. Michalakis is just 26 years old and comes from a village called Egrigoros, located in northern Chios, Greece. He was elected...

'Afriquest': Documentary on Two Greeks Travelling Around Africa

A documentary on two young Greeks who decided to record their humanitarian work around Africa, entitled “AfriQuest: Crossing Africa from Cape Town to Cairo” will be presented for the first time on Friday, February 13, at Booze Cooperativa in Athens,...

Good Hope Diocese Helps Senior Greek-South Africans

Senior Greek expatriates from the region of Cape Town, South Africa, who responded to the call of the Good Hope diocese, now have the opportunity to spend some time and speak Greek with people their own age. During this first...

Papandreou Re-elected Socialist International President

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, who was forced out of office last year after two years of protests, strikes and riots he imposed that ironically were antithetical to the platform of his PASOK Socialist party, has been re-elected...

Cape Town Theatre to Present Aristophane’s “The Birds”

Artscape and the Siyasanga Cape Town Theatre Company will present Greek classic comedy "The Birds" of Aristophanes in the Kirstenbosch open-air theatre from December 20 2011 until January 15 2012. The timeless comedy performances are scheduled to start at 7am....

100,000-Year-Old Art Studio Unearthed in Africa

From cave painters to Greek sculptors to post-modern filmmakers, humanity has always had its share of artists. Now, there's evidence that humans were making art thousands of years earlier than we thought. Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe is a...