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The IEC said of the 75 000 special votes already approved, about  57 000 were for home visits and 17 500 for voting at voting stations.
The IEC said of the 75 000 special votes already approved, about  57 000 were for home visits and 17 500 for voting at voting stations. ( )

75 000 special votes so far: IEC

Just over 75 000 applications for special votes have been approved so far, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Wednesday.

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Wits discontinues undergraduate LLB degree
Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:45
Wits discontinues undergraduate LLB degree
Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:45
The SABC says the DA advert incites violence, gave false allegations about members of other political parties, amongst other reasons
Icasa ruling on DA ad complaint due on Thursday
Wednesday 16 April 2014 10:30
Tito Mboweni says SA continues to be an attractive investment destination despite crippling strikes in the mining and motor industry
Mboweni urges well-functioning municipalities
Wednesday 16 April 2014 08:15
Bornfrees - will you vote?
Bornfrees - will you vote?

South Africa

Wits discontinues undergraduate LLB degree

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:45

Wits has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme

Africa

The Chadian troops were attacked by militia last week.
Thousands flee gun battle as Chad withdraw from CAR

Wednesday 16 April 2014 10:00

Thousands fled as gun battle between Chadian troops escorting a convoy of Muslim civilians and local militia in Central African Republic.

World

Authorities plan to soon scale back the air and surface search for the MH370
Malaysians frustrated by pace of search for MH370

Wednesday 16 April 2014 08:15

Malaysians frustrated with the pace at which a US undersea drone operates urged all parties to continue their search operation in all areas as they try to find the missing Malaysia Airline plane.

Politics

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says government is aware of its shortcomings and takes responsibility for them.
Spoilt vote move 'absurd': Radebe

Wednesday 16 April 2014 15:07

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe on Wednesday criticised a "vote no" campaign by some ANC stalwarts, saying the move undermines the sacrifices made by opponents of apartheid.

Business

The Reserve Bank fined Barclays Africa Group, FirstRand, Nedbank and Standard Bank.
SA fines top four banks over anti-money laundering controls

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:20

South Africa's Reserve Bank said on Wednesday it had fined the country's top four banks a total of R125 million over lax anti-money laundering controls.

Science

Some 6 000 litres of oil leaked from a Richards Bay Port pipeline belonging to Engen
No clarity on penalty for Engen oil spill

Wednesday 16 April 2014 06:00

General Manager of Operations at Transnet National Ports Authority, Herbert Msagala, says it remains unclear what, if any, action will be taken against Engen over the Richards Bay Port oil spill.

Lifestyle

Miley Cyrus hospitalised for allergic reaction

Wednesday 16 April 2014 06:48

Singer Miley Cyrus canceled her Tuesday 15 April show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being hospitalized for a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics," the show venue says

Sport

There is a need for transformation in the sport industry

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:15

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, says there’s a need for transformation in the sport industry.

Opinion

Spoilt ballots and election tactics

Wednesday 16 April 2014 07:19

The campaign launched by former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils emphasises the often forgotten phenomenon of spoilt ballots.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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