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Over 26-million people have registered for Wednesday's Local Government Elections.
Over 26-million people have registered for Wednesday's Local Government Elections. ( )

Various political parties wrap up election campaigns

Voters have just a few days before they cast their votes and small political parties have used the weekend to wrap up their campaigns.

EFF leader, Julius Malema.
EFF pushing hard in Polokwane
Saturday 30 July 2016 21:19
Springfield, NJ, USA; Robert Streb tees off on the fifth holeduring the first round of the 2016 PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol GC - Lower Course.
Robert Streb takes lead in US PGA
Saturday 30 July 2016 21:05

South Africa

The units target those who do not qualify for bank housing bonds and also not qualifying for government free houses.
Settlements minister hands over government rental houses in PE

Saturday 30 July 2016 19:48

Human Settlement Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has handed over three housing units to beneficiaries in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

Africa

AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Saturday reminded the political and military leaders on all sides in the conflict of their responsibilities.
AU calls on South Sudan government to ensure security for all citizens

Saturday 30 July 2016 21:08

African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was dismayed at the continued occurrence of violence in many parts of South Sudan, the AU said in a statement.

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

Over 26-million people have registered for Wednesday's Local Government Elections.
Various political parties wrap up election campaigns

Saturday 30 July 2016 21:51

Voters have just a few days before they cast their votes and small political parties have used the weekend to wrap up their campaigns.

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

In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm's length

Saturday 30 July 2016 20:08

The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team to assist with the investigation on the ground.

Lifestyle

Prince died unexpectedly in April at the age of 57, apparently without a will.
Minnesota judge denies claims of 29 would-be heirs to Prince estate

Saturday 30 July 2016 21:25

A Minnesota judge has excluded nearly 30 would-be heirs from the estate of the late pop star Prince, bolstering the inheritance claims of the performer's sister and surviving half-siblings.

Sport

Team South Africa was officially welcomed to the Athletes Village in Rio de Janerio just less than a week before the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Team South Africa receives heart-warming welcome to Rio

Saturday 30 July 2016 21:37

South Africa's athletes received a Samba welcome to the Olympic city late on Friday along with athletes from Eastern European countries Moldovia and Albania.

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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