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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.

On Wednesday morning, businesses closed as residents took to the streets.
Six arrested after protests in Kliptown
Wednesday 27 July 2016 19:58

South Africa

Chris Hani Baragwanath the biggest hospital in the southern hemisphere.
Authorities visit public hospitals in Johannesburg, North West

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:08

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


Zimbabwe hopes the programme will help them reduce maize import and increase food security.
Zimbabwe introduces special programme to increase maize production

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:21

Zimbabwe is battling to overcome widespread drought that has affected four million Zimbabweans.


'ASEAN omission of arbitration case not a Chinese victory'

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:21

The Philippines "vigorously pushed" for the inclusion of comment on an arbitration ruling in a joint statement from Southeast Asian countries.


IEC launches National Results Centre

Wednesday 27 July 2016 20:23

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


[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.


The municipality says disaster management teams are monitoring water levels.
Flooding keeps Durban beaches closed

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:00

The eThekwini Municipality has closed down north and south beaches in Durban due to high seas and storm damage.


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.


Many expect the match to set a new tone for both clubs, after making wholesale changes during the off-season.
Chiefs aim to end Pirates’ Carling Black Label supremacy

Wednesday 27 July 2016 18:32

Kaizer Chiefs players are aiming to end the domination of bitter rivals Orlando Pirates in the annual Carling Black Label Champions Cup.


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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