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30 May, 2018
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will run for re-election in July, his office said on its Twitter account Monday. The 73-year-old leader had been widely expected to seek a second five-year term in the troubled Sahel nation.
30 May, 2018
The European Union will deploy observers to Zimbabwe's general election expected in July, the first time in 16 years the bloc will monitor polls in the southern African country. The EU and Zimbabwe's government signed a memorandum on Monday outlining guidelines for election monitors.
30 May, 2018
The city of Johannesburg says it has collected R8.2-million from various developers at the Waterfall Estate in Midrand whose water meters were not on the city’s billing system.
30 May, 2018
Light dustings of snow turned parts of the Eastern Cape‚ KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho into a winter wonderland on Tuesday – a sign that‚ according to the Tiffindell Ski Resort‚ means “winter has arrived”.
30 May, 2018
The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday it was awaiting formal approval from the Democratic Republic of Congo to send in unlicenced Ebola medication to help rein in an outbreak of the deadly virus.
30 May, 2018
"Gold diggers" from the rural village of KwaMachi in Harding, in the far south of KwaZulu-Natal, are spending nights and days at a local site where "gold" has been discovered.
30 May, 2018
The protracted public sector wage negotiations are close to being clinched with 42% of the employees represented at the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) having signed the three year deal.
24 May, 2018
Senior Russian military officials on Wednesday called for the United Nations and other international organisations to help rebuild Syrian territory recaptured by government forces, in order to consolidate the "successes" of the military campaign.
24 May, 2018
ealth workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said on Sunday.
24 May, 2018
At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over the weekend. Situated at the northern tip of east Africa on the Gulf of Aden, Somaliland broke away from Somalia in 1991.
24 May, 2018
Sensitive personal information about nearly one million people who pay traffic fines online in South Africa has been leaked publicly. The data leak of 934,000 records contains identity numbers‚ e-mail addresses‚ full names and passwords.
24 May, 2018
Six of the eight men arrested on Wednesday over a deadly taxi-related shooting in Brakpan are security officers contracted to Ingonyama VIP Security in KwaZulu-Natal.
24 May, 2018
Phakamani Hadebe has been confirmed as CEO of Eskom‚ Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced at a media briefing on Thursday. Hadebe was recommended by the Eskom board and his permanent appointment was confirmed by the Cabinet at a meeting on Wednesday.
24 May, 2018
In the picturesque, rolling hills of Northern KwaZulu-Natal there is a group of South Africans who have dedicated their lives to saving rhino. They work and even reside deep in the heart of the natural beauty of the Somkhanda Game Reserve, between the remote towns of Pongola and Mkuzi.
24 May, 2018
Five South African commercial banks are among the top 10 strongest brands in the country. Brand Finance, a business valuation and strategy consultancy company, mentioned ABSA, Capitec, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank among the top 10 strongest brands in its report.

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