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Electoral Commission of SA's (IEC's) chief electoral officer, Mosotho Moepya. ( )

IEC launches National Results Centre

The Independent Electoral Commission has officially opened its National Results Operations Centre in Pretoria.

Government is assisting those left destitute.
Government is assisting those left destitute.

South Africa

Chris Hani Baragwanath the biggest hospital in the southern hemisphere.
Authorities make surprise visit to hospitals

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:08

The Public Service and Administration Minister and his deputy made an unannounced visit to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto on Wednesday.

Africa

President Robert Mugabe faces a growing chorus to step down amidst cash crisis.
Mugabe remains defiant amid criticism by war veterans

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:54

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has said the former liberation war fighters behind a communiqué which labelled him a dictator will be found and punished.

World

Democrats to contrast Clinton with Trump's 'dangerous' approach

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:20

Barack Obama will highlight Hillary Clinton's judgment and toughness on Wednesday as he seeks to boost her campaign to be the first woman US president.

Politics

ANC in KZN in its final push

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:37

It's exactly a week today to the election. The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal is in its final push.

Business

About 80 % of the claims are for homes and buildings and most of these are in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Recent weather damages to cost insurers billions

Wednesday 27 July 2016 18:39

It is estimated that the damages caused during storms on Tuesday will cost the insurance industry up to R2 billion in claims.

Science

[File Image] When the station is completed with three others coming online in May, it will have the capacity of 1332 megawatts.
Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme to boost investor confidence

Wednesday 27 July 2016 20:53

The commissioning of unit four of Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme will not only alleviate electricity challenges in the country, but will also boost investor confidence.

Lifestyle

A graphic warning for you to stay alert immediately launches when you open up Pokémon Go.
Keeping safe while hunting virtual monsters

Wednesday 27 July 2016 20:32

The issue of staying safe while wandering the environment with an expensive smart phone has come into question as young and old take to the South African streets to catch Pokémon.

Sport

The club says it is against the use of banned substances.
Pirates respond to failed doping test reports

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:09

Orlando Pirates have confirmed to be looking into the South African Institute of Drug Test (SAIDS)’s announcement that one of the Bucs failed a doping test.

Opinion

Demise of Turkey as a democracy looms larger than ever

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:00

Turkey is on a downward spiral to failed state, writes Abbey Makoe.

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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