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No hiccups on first day of special voting as residents ‘fix...

The first day of special voting in South Africa’s seventh democratic general national and provincial elections got off to a smooth start in some...

Second case of mpox disease recorded in South Africa

The Department of Health has urged people experiencing suspected symptoms of mumps disease to visit their nearest healthcare provider for screening and testing to...

AFP urges electoral commission to probe ballot paper complaint

  The African People First (AFP) president, Muzi Hlengwa, has urged the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to investigate the authenticity of ballot papers that were...

Idea of these two cosying up to each other obnoxious 

How would African ancestors, our forebears, judge us as black people if we were to support former oppressors to win the May 29 general...

Mthatha hospitals grind to a halt as taxi shutdown intensifies

Hospitals in Mthatha have been forced to operate with skeleton staff as the taxi strike intensified on Monday. In the morning, healthcare workers who worked...

A coalition between the ANC and DA is a betrayal of...

Kay Sexwale  With critical elections -being held in a few days the political landscape is rife with speculation and uncertainty.  A highly debated issue is the...

Undocumented Bangladeshis nabbed at OR Tambo Airport

Just two days before the elections, the Border Management Authority (BMA) is on high alert at all ports of entry to monitor the movement...

Child dies after falling inside a rubbish bin full of water

A one-year-old child died on Friday after falling into a trash can that contained water at Xigalo village in Vhembe district, Limpopo. According to police,...

We owe it to those who died for our freedom to...

On Wednesday, May 29, it will be precisely 30 years, one month and two odd days since the day South Africans stood in snaking...

Parliamentarians must take orders from traditional leaders – Zuma

MK Party leader Jacob Zuma concluded his fledgling organisation’s campaign with a promise to give traditional leaders a powerful voice in lawmaking and the...

Vote to honour sacrifices of military veterans 

Today is one of those important and historic moments which must go down in the annals of history as we witnessed the handover and...

Eastern Cape taxi operators threaten election shutdown

Taxi drivers in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, vowed on Monday to stop any election-related events and voting in the area following their shutdown of the...

Employees set to benefit from multi-billion rand petroleum deal 

International energy and commodities company Vivo Energy, which signed a major deal with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition this week has committed...

Unions march to different tunes ahead of elections 

South Africa’s major trade -union federations are divided over who their members should vote for in Wednesday’s national and provincial elections.  While Cosatu, which boasts...

EFF’s message resonates with first-time voters 

First-time voter Yolanda Sibutha, from Mqanduli in Mthatha in Eastern Cape, whose grandmother has been voting for the ANC since the dawn of democracy,...

Parties believe polls will be peaceful in KZN

Key political parties contesting elections have downplayed the possibility of a surge of political violence in KwaZulu-Natal during and after the provincial and national...

Police vow zero tolerance of misconduct at polls 

In the aftermath of the recent political violence outside Polokwane, Limpopo provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe said on Friday that a heavy...

Go and vote and let South Africa win 

Dear Sunday World reader, if you thought that voting this coming Wednesday is all fanfare and much ado about nothing, try - living in...

IEC concerned as unauthorized individuals enter storage sites

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it is concerned by the obstruction of election activities, which include alleged "vote rigging", unlawful entry to IEC...

Examinations could curtail students’ right to vote

Higher education students will have to juggle between casting their votes in Wednesday’s general elections and sitting down for mid-year exams. Some universities have also...

NEF sets aside R1.2bn to invest in black business

The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) has approved R1.2-billion worth of investments to support businesses owned and managed by black South Africans. At least R692-million of...

Mpumalanga police commissioner in the soup, faces suspension

Mpumalanga provincial police commissioner Lieutenant-General Daphney Manamela, who allegedly claimed that she would drop a “bombshell” and there would be “bloodshed” on the day...

bpSA and Shell downstream SA sell their shares to local SOE

bpSA and Shell Downstream South Africa have agreed to sell half of their ownership at Sapref Refinery Precinct in SA to the state-owned Central...

Health department advises voters to exercise caution on flu virus

With five weeks into the flu season as South Africa goes to the national polls on Wednesday, the Department of Health has warned voters...

Jail DA top brass for burning the flag – ANCYL president...

Controversial ANCYL president Collen Malatji says the DA top brass must thank their gods that he’s not president because they’d watch the next Wednesday...

Gift Leremi’s wife and director at loggerhead over documentary

Late Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Gift Leremi’s wife, Mamello, and director Mfanelo Ngoma are at loggerheads over the footie’s documentary. Whispering Leremi’s Take To My Child...

I’m not scared of a dead snake – Gcinile Twala’s lawyer

A "celebrity" lawyer who has taken centre stage has overshadowed what could have been a historic revenge porn court case.   This week, social media users...

Rise Mzansi ups stakes in Western Cape as it eyes township...

The recently established political party, Rise Mzansi, has launched another attack on the DA-governed City of Cape Town, accusing mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis of failing...

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