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UDM's Bantu Holomisa says should Speaker Baleka Mbete decline to allow the use of a secret ballot they will take her to court.
UDM's Bantu Holomisa says should Speaker Baleka Mbete decline to allow the use of a secret ballot they will take her to court. ( )

UDM vows to take Speaker to court over secret ballot

The United Democratic Movement says should Baleka Mbete decline the use of a secret ballot during the motion of No Confidence in Jacob Zuma, the party will take the matter up for judiciary review.

South Africa

The SABC is currently overseen by an Interim Board for a period of six months.
Deadline for nominations of permanent SABC Board looms

Sunday 25 June 2017 21:32

Members of the public have four days left to nominate persons to serve on the new permanent SABC Board.

Africa

Chad's Deby warns tight cash could limit fight against terrorism

Sunday 25 June 2017 21:18

Chad's president, Idriss Deby, an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants.

World

Parliament shut down external access to email accounts on Saturday as it battled what officials called a "sustained and determined" attack.
Fewer than 90 accounts hit by UK parliament cyberattack

Sunday 25 June 2017 19:48

A "sustained and determined" cyberattack on Britain's parliament compromised fewer than 90 email accounts, a parliamentary spokesperson said Sunday.

Politics

Chairperson of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala says the lobbying of other parties to review the Constitution is one of the issues that should be looked into.
ANC in KZN admits the party is going through turbulent times

Sunday 25 June 2017 21:39

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has called on its national leaders to work with the opposition to amend the Constitution.

Business

Workers at South Africa's Illovo sugar farms to strike over pay

Sunday 25 June 2017 17:44

Around 1,000 workers at sugar producer Illovo are set to go on strike over wages and other benefits after talks with employers broke down, the trade union representing the staff said on Sunday.

Science

Parents urged to circumcise their boys in hospital

Sunday 25 June 2017 13:18

Parents of boys going through the initiation process have been urged to allow them to be circumcised in hospital.

Lifestyle

"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" introduced the boy wizard and a magical cast of supporting characters.
Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

Sunday 25 June 2017 15:31

Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global publishing phenomenon in 1997.

Sport

The Proteas Women survived a late fight back from Pakistan's bowlers to record a three wicket win at Grace Road cricket ground in Leicester England.
SA win opening match at ICC Women's World Cup

Sunday 25 June 2017 21:29

South African women's cricket team have won their opening match of the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup hosted by England and Wales.

Opinion

ANC social transformation document must highlight priorities: Analyst

Sunday 25 June 2017 14:10

Some of the pointers in the social transformation document of the ANC need to be more prioritised than others. This is according to Policy Analyst NkosiKhulule Nyembezi.

ANC Policy Discussion Document

The ANC Discussion Documents inform debate and discussion towards the 2017 National Policy Conference, to be held from 30 June to 5 July 2017.

WEF on Africa 2017

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa takes place in Durban, South Africa on 3 - 5 May 2017. Get the latest news about the event.

The WEF focuses on economic issues affecting Africa.

SONA 2017

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 9, 2017. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

Constitution 20 years

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of South Africa's Constitution.

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