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IEC Deputy Chairperson Terry Tselane says they are ready for this years elections.
IEC Deputy Chairperson Terry Tselane says they are ready for this years elections. ( )

31 million ballot papers already printed for 2014 polls: IEC

The IEC says it has already printed 31 million ballot papers for this year's general elections and their delivery inside and outside the country is already under way.

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KwaShaka High School pupils go on rampage
Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:42
KwaShaka High School pupils go on rampage
Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:42
New ICT centre opened in Kimberley
Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50
Easter road deaths drop
Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:43

South Africa

The Department of Education was on Wednesday presenting its legal arguments over the textbook saga at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Principals blamed for shortage of textbooks in Limpopo

Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:56

The Basic Education Department says school principals are partly to blame for the shortage of textbooks at some Limpopo schools.

Africa

Billions needed to upgrade Egypt's power grid

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16:52

Energy officials say a lack of reforms to the wasteful fuel subsidy system is keeping away private investors who could finance modernisation and boost gas output.

World

Nepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster

Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:15

Nepal's government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas.

Politics

IEC Deputy Chairperson Terry Tselane says they are ready for this years elections.
31 million ballot papers already printed for 2014 polls: IEC

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16:17

The IEC says it has already printed 31 million ballot papers for this year's general elections and their delivery inside and outside the country is already under way.

Business

Zimbabwe to ease black ownership laws

Wednesday 23 April 2014 10:30

Zimbabwe is to relax its black ownership laws, as the country's economy shows signs of slowing down.

Science

New ICT centre opened in Kimberley

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the new ICT centre for teachers in Kimberley, Northern Cape, is a milestone for the department.

Lifestyle

Free State Education MEC Tate Kakgoe says reading enhances children's ability to think critically.
‘Reading enhances children's ability to think critically’

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16:22

Free State Education MEC Tate Kakgoe has handed over more than 2000 books to the Bainsvlei Combined School in Bloemfontein in celebration of the World Book Day.

Sport

Atletico coach concedes Chelsea have advantage

Wednesday 23 April 2014 06:30

Chelsea have the upper hand ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final, second leg Atletico coach Diego Simeone said.

Opinion

The ANC’s commitment to transparency in relation to party funding was articulated in its Polokwane resolutions.
Money, politics: a toxic mix that needs to be diluted in South Africa

Wednesday 23 April 2014 09:18

Judith February of the ISS asks who will lead the way in closing this gap in South Africa’s transparency regime when it comes to party funding.

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

National Days 2014

The theme for Human Rights Day 2014 is celebrating 20 years of changing lives through Human Rights.

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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