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Record number of parties to contest elections

Wednesday 29 June 2016 21:20

A record 200 parties and 61 014 candidates will contest the 3 August 2016 municipal elections following the certification on 27 June 2016 of parties and candidates contesting the elections.

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Services disrupted at Midvaal Municipality

Wednesday 29 June 2016 19:22

Services at the Midvaal Municipality have been disrupted since last week.

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Didiza visits killed ANC member’s family

Wednesday 29 June 2016 18:31

The family of African National Congress (ANC) supporter, Simon Modige, who was gunned down two weeks ago is still battling with its loss.

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Violent protests remain a concern for the IEC

Wednesday 29 June 2016 15:40

Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Deputy Chairperson, Terry Tselane, says that violent protests remain a concern to the IEC.

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Police have confirmed that 83-year-old Jan Hettema was shot in the head during a robbery on Wednesday morning.
Former Springbok rally driver and SA cyclist murdered

Wednesday 29 June 2016 14:40

Former Springbok rally driver and South African cyclist, Jan Hettema, has been murdered on his smallholding in Tweedrag near Boschkop in Gauteng.

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The SABC is still trying to get more details on the shooting of the police officer in Diepsloot.
Police officer killed in Diepsloot

Wednesday 29 June 2016 08:53

A police officer has been shot and killed in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg.

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Jimi Matthews resigned on Monday.
Matthews’ resignation worries Parliament committee

Wednesday 29 June 2016 08:45

The Chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee for Communications, Humphrey Maxegwana says he is highly concerned by the resignation of Acting SABC CEO, Jimi Matthews.

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Jimi Matthews resigned on Monday.
SABC refutes claims of staff revolt

Wednesday 29 June 2016 05:50

The SABC Board has denied reports that employees are in revolt against management following the resignation of acting CEO Jimi Matthews.

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Potentially undecided voters on the rise

Tuesday 28 June 2016 20:51

With just over a month before the Local Government Elections, the 2015 Quality of Life Survey shows that there is a growing number of potentially undecided voters in Gauteng.

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Davies encourages growth in manufacturing sector

Tuesday 28 June 2016 19:09

Trade and industry Minister, Rob Davies says South Africa is pulling out all stops to encourage and stimulate growth in the manufacturing sector.

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Petroleum truck driver strike halted

Tuesday 28 June 2016 18:28

A planned truck-drivers’ strike in the fuel industry strike has been put on hold.

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Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane.
Downs upbeat ahead of Enyimba clash

Monday 27 June 2016 20:54

It’s back to square one for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Caf Champions League group stages, when they host Enyimba of Nigeria at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium, Pretoria on Wednesday.

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Mmusi Maimane was speaking at the party's Tshwane manifesto launch in Soshanguve north of Pretoria.
DA calls on political leaders to work towards peaceful elections

Monday 27 June 2016 18:46

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has called on all political party leaders to work towards peaceful local government elections on the 3 of August.

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Coach Steve Komphela, who had a relatively bad start as the coach of Amakhosi, had a big influence in acquiring the new players.
Kaizer Chiefs to sign new players

Monday 27 June 2016 17:30

Kaizer Chiefs have moved swiftly following a mass exodus of players at the end of the past season, making eight new signings ahead of the 2016 and 2017 season.

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According to Netcare 911 spokesperson the cause of the accident is yet to be established.
Germiston taxi accident claims four lives

Monday 27 June 2016 16:24

Four people have died and eleven others were injured after a taxi accident in Germiston.

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President to pay R7.8 mln over Nkandla upgrade

Monday 27 June 2016 16:24

Treasury says President Jacob Zuma must pay back R7.8 million for non-security upgrades at his Nkandla home.

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The Gender Commission is holding a discussion on the issue in preparation for the local government elections in August.
Women continue to struggle in politics: Study

Monday 27 June 2016 15:32

Research presented by Gender Commission shows that only a fraction of women were earmarked for strategic positions in the run-up to the 2014 national elections.

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Mmusi Maimane says in a statement South Africans were defrauded by the President and all those implicated in the Nkandla saga, and it is pay-back time.
President Zuma must repay 100% costs of Nkandla upgrade:Maimane

Monday 27 June 2016 14:56

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has asked President Jacob Zuma to repay 100% of the reasonable costs of upgrades to his Nkandla home.

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Julius Malema told people that under EFF rule all black people will get land.
Malema says land in SA belongs to the majority

Sunday 26 June 2016 20:28

EFF leader Julius Malema says land in South Africa belongs to the majority.

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The Freedom Charter was adopted in Kliptown in 1961.
Campaign trails heating up as elections near

Sunday 26 June 2016 20:00

With 38 days to the August 3rd elections, the campaign trails are heating up and it was no different for the ANC's top 6.

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