Annan hails World Cup as progress for Africa

07/12/2010 | BBC

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan says the biggest 2010 World Cup winner is Africa, and that an African team will win the cup within a decade. South Africa's organization and welcoming atmosphere will help to break down stereotypes of the continent, Annan said, and Africans should work to hold on to the sense of unity that accompanied Ghana's performance and apply it to economic and social development issues.

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