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Maimane was speaking at the party's final local government elections rally at Dobsonville stadium in Soweto.
Maimane was speaking at the party's final local government elections rally at Dobsonville stadium in Soweto. ( )

South Africans must not feel obliged to vote ANC- Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says South Africans should not feel obliged to only vote for the ANC.

KZN MEC Nomusa Dube Ncube urged community members to continue saving water, as flash floods did not halt the affects of drought in the province.
Flash floods not enough to curb drought issue
Saturday 30 July 2016 17:30

South Africa

Schooling in Vuwani was disrupted in May when about 20 schools were burnt down.
Vuwani matriculants to return home from study camp

Saturday 30 July 2016 18:09

Vuwani learners who spent over a month at Mastec College in Seshego say they are happy that they are finally going home.

Africa

Niger extends state of emergency in Diffa region hit by Boko Haram

Saturday 30 July 2016 16:59

Niger has extended a state of emergency in the southeastern region of Diffa for three months after a series of attacks by Boko Haram.

World

The militants attempted to take the base in three different groups, but were spotted by aerial reconnaissance.
Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base

Saturday 30 July 2016 16:03

The overnight attack came hours after clashes in Hakkari's Cukurca district between soldiers and militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that left eight soldiers dead.

Politics

The Forum for Service Delivery says they are confident of a convincing win in at least 15 of the 45 wards in Rustenburg, including Marikana.
Defected ANC councillors confident to take Rustenburg municipality

Saturday 30 July 2016 17:44

Defected ANC councillors confident to take Rustenburg municipality, youth arrested for public violence outside Lonmin, while demanding jobs.

Business

The deal, worth 79 billion pounds ($104.9 billion), remains to be voted on by shareholders.
SABMiller backs AB InBev offer for biggest-ever consumer takeover

Saturday 30 July 2016 16:47

The board of brewer SABMiller will recommend its shareholders approve a sweetened takeover offer by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Science

A general view shows the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB) (L) in central Moscow, Russia.
Russia says spyware found in state computer networks

Saturday 30 July 2016 18:25

The FSB said the malware and the way the networks were infected were similar to those used in previous cases of cyber espionage found in Russia and other countries.

Lifestyle

Finding Pokémon at the Elections Results Centre

Saturday 30 July 2016 16:58

As preparations are underway for LGE 2016 and media houses and political parties are slowly trickling in, phones started buzzing alerting some avid Pokémon players that virtual beasts are in the area.

Sport

Soweto Derby prompts road closures

Saturday 30 July 2016 13:33

Motorists are advised to use alternative routes due to the closure of the Soweto highway and other roads around the FNB stadium.

Opinion

Can the polls ever be right?

Saturday 30 July 2016 14:19

As August 3 looms the results of studies predicting the results have been released. These are generally based on "scientific" surveys conducted with a cross section of the adult population.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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