I was lucky enough not to witness the explosions last night but I can give a brief account of the atmosphere in the city surrounding the events, writes Sam Wilkins in Kampala.
In Madrid’s wide boulevards they're celebrating a World Cup win. And local media is enraptured, as it tweets, blogs and photographs the fiesta madness, writes Elisabeth Lopez.
After 63 matches of football, we have our champions. Congratulations Spain on winning your first ever World Cup. Johnston Street, Fitzroy must be going off right now...
People advise those who are embarking on a South African trip not to visit Cape Town first, and they're right. Once you're here you have no desire to leave and the rest of the country is bound to be, well, another country.
One of the oddest and most hilarious photo galleries we've seen in a while. Mick Jagger and his expressive wrinkles are in South Africa for the World Cup, hanging with the Clintons and cheering on England.
The wine industry has always been a very white industry with white winemakers and white customers. But will sponsorship of the World Cup by a wine label help bridge the racial divide?
When the 120th minute ticked over for US v Ghana, it was a great moment to be on this continent, the near full moon shining across the walls and the electric wire, the sheet metal and the malls alike.
The vuvuzela madness continues, with YouTube installing a vuvuzela button on all videos. Yes, you can now watch cute sneezing pandas with an annoying droning sound in the background!
Due to excessive consumption of biltong, Guy Rundle is unable to present a match report on the Australia-Serbia game last night. Substituting for him is Trevor McCorquodale, who watched the Socceroos flash like a beacon on the darkening veldt of Mbombel.