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President Jacob Zuma says each SA citizen must vote.
President Jacob Zuma says each SA citizen must vote. ( )

‘Vote no’ campaigners are lost: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has labelled those in favour of spoilt ballots as former revolutionaries who are lost.

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Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
Police targeting drug 'demons': Mthethwa
Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:25
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
Police targeting drug 'demons': Mthethwa
Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:25
 Details of the crash are still unclear.
One killed in Western Cape plane crash
Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:13

South Africa

WC law enforcement agencies impounds illegal taxis

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:30

Law enforcement agencies in the Western Cape have begun impounding minibus taxis operating between Nyanga and Bellville for invading routes.

Africa

More than 50 people were killed in the October 6 protests called by former president Mohamed Morsi's supporters.
Egyptian court jails 119 Morsi supporters

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:19

An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi to three years each in prison on Wednesday in connection with protests last October against his overthrow.

World

Rescue efforts could be be hampered by difficult weather conditions.
Search resumes for hundreds missing in S. Korean ferry disaster

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:19

South Korean coastguards and navy divers resumed their search for nearly 280 people still missing after a ferry capsized in what could be the country's worst maritime disaster in over 20 years.

Politics

The advert shows the DA's Gauteng premier candidate and spokesperson, Mmusi Maimane, standing in front of a mirror talking about the current state of the country.
DA ad back on air Thursday

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:56

The DA has won the first round in its case against the SABC over the public broadcaster's controversial decision to pull the party's radio and television advertisements.

Business

Rand set to snap losing streak before long weekend

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:32

South Africa's rand looked set to snap a four-session losing streak against the dollar on Wednesday.

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

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

Battle for Absa Premiership championship hots up tonight

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:57

Six Absa premiership matches will be played on Wednesday evening. Log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, will welcome the tricky Mpumalanga Black Aces at Loftus Versfeld.

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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