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The IEC says just over 75 000 applications for special votes have been approved so far.
The IEC says just over 75 000 applications for special votes have been approved so far. ( )

Last day to apply for special votes

Thursday is the last day for eligible voters to apply for special votes in this year's General election.

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Kaizer Chiefs victory still leaves them in second spot trailing log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns by three points, but with a game in hand.
Amakhosi keep up challenge in title race
Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30
EFF urges road safety over Easter Weekend
Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30
Kaizer Chiefs victory still leaves them in second spot trailing log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns by three points, but with a game in hand.
Amakhosi keep up challenge in title race
Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30
EFF urges road safety over Easter Weekend
Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Hellen Zille says the party will continue to defend the advert.
Victory for freedom of expression: DA
Thursday 17 April 2014 06:05
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa
Police targeting drug 'demons': Minister
Thursday 17 April 2014 05:41

South Africa

EFF urges road safety over Easter Weekend

Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday urged people to exercise road safety during the Easter long weekend.

Africa

Nigeria's military has so far freed more than 100 teenage schoolgirls
Nigerian military continue searching for missing schoolgirls

Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30

Nigeria's military says on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants.

World

UN calls on States to prevent genocide

Wednesday 16 April 2014 21:30

The UN Security Council has heard that tragedies in Syria, the Central African Republic and South Sudan sadly show that the protection of populations from atrocities remains lagging and elusive.

Politics

The IEC says just over 75 000 applications for special votes have been approved so far.
Last day to apply for special votes

Thursday 17 April 2014 06:30

Thursday is the last day for eligible voters to apply for special votes in this year's General election.

Business

Banks fine gives chance to assess weaknesses: Gordhan

Thursday 17 April 2014 05:45

Finance Minister says a decision by the Reserve Bank to fine the country's top four banks will provide opportunities to assess weaknesses in the banking system.

Science

Broadband rollout saves C Town millions

Wednesday 16 April 2014 19:23

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, says the rollout of a broadband network has saved the city R117 million in costs.

Lifestyle

Rand Easter Show celebrates 120 years  

Wednesday 16 April 2014 19:24

The Rand Easter Show is celebrating 120 years this year. Visitors will be able to experience the excitement of ski slopes for the first time on the longest toboggan slide ever built in Africa.

Sport

Kaizer Chiefs victory still leaves them in second spot trailing log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns by three points, but with a game in hand.
Amakhosi keep up challenge in title race

Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30

Kaizer Chiefs maintained their challenge to retain the Premier Soccer League (PSL) title with a comfortable 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Polokwane City at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Opinion

Why spoil a vote?

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:29

Some people may believe that the ‘Vote No’campaign has missed the boat as most voters have already decided which political party they will vote for, writes Nkosikhulule Nyembezi.

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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