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The pro-Makahdo demarcation task team reiterates that they are going to boycott the elections.
The pro-Makahdo demarcation task team reiterates that they are going to boycott the elections. ( )

Large police contingency in Vuwani as elections near

There is a large police force in Vuwani outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo in preparation for next week's municipal elections.

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The children are said to have consumed samp and beans as supplied by their school’s feeding scheme.
Children admitted to Gauteng hospital with stomach pains

Friday 29 July 2016 19:10

About 90 children from Tholulwazi Seconday School were admitted to Pholosong Hospital in the East Rand on Friday after they complained of stomach pains.


Four AK47s, several grenades, more than 1000 bullets, and about 160 security forces uniforms were seized.
Three killed in an armed attack in centre of Burundi

Friday 29 July 2016 17:48

Two patrons were killed and four injured in an attack by an unidentified armed group in a pub in Gisozi commune, 50 kilometres east of the capital Bujumbura, in the centre of Burundi, on Thursday.


US military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972

Friday 29 July 2016 13:46

The US military said on Friday it was preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa, its key base in Asia, where it faces an increasingly assertive China.


The IEC says it is working with the police after boxes of ballot papers were stolen.
Ballot papers unlawfully removed from delivery vehicle in Soweto

Friday 29 July 2016 19:00

Boxes containing ballot papers for next week’s elections were stolen in Dobsonville, Soweto on Thursday night.


SA's growth outlook dilemma for central bank - Treasury

Friday 29 July 2016 19:11

South Africa's central bank could resume its rate hiking cycle despite a poor growth outlook.


The Fisheries Department says research shows that the sardine population has shifted more towards the South Coast from the West Coast over the last two years.
Scientists concerned about declining sardine stocks in SA waters.

Friday 29 July 2016 16:49

Scientists say they are concerned about declining sardine fish stocks in South African waters.


SABC’s Mkhize remembered as a strong leader

Friday 29 July 2016 18:38

Former KwaZulu-Natal SABC regional manager and board member Khaba Mkhize has been remembered as a strong leader.


Children are pictured on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Doctors warn athletes against polluted Rio waters

Friday 29 July 2016 19:27

Health experts are advising Olympic athletes to keep their mouths closed when competing in Rio de Janeiro's polluted waters.


Unpacking constitutional impacts of the Vuwani impasse

Thursday 28 July 2016 12:00

A constitutional crisis is looming in Limpopo as Vuwani residents vow to block the Independent Electoral Commission from holding municipal elections next week.

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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