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Zuma hails Johannesburg terminal opening
AP, April 20th, 2010 1:10PM

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South Africa president Jacob Zuma opened a new $295 million terminal building at Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo airport as World Cup organizers stressed they have not overspent on hosting the world's biggest sporting event. The Central Building Terminal is part of a $2.7 billion) investment on airports alone in the country and was further proof that South Africa was ready to host the World Cup, said Zuma. “The infrastructure that has been created will be a lasting legacy for this country,” Zuma said.

Zuma used his 20-minute address at the new terminal building to defend South Africa’s World Cup preparations, which he said would have an economic impact valued at $2 billion for the country. Of that, Zuma said about $270 million would find its way to low income households in the country. “The fruits of the infrastructure development will be worth the wait,” Zuma said.

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