Daily Archives: August 4, 2016

South Africa: DA Sent Our Voters Away, ANC Claims

A Mitchell’s Plain African National Congress candidate alleges that Democratic Alliance party agents redirected voters from Lost City, Tafelsig, who showed disinterest in voting for the blue party on Wednesday.

Sulyman Stellenboom, who contested Ward 82, said on Thursday he …

South Africa: Group Arrested While Allegedly Plotting to Kill Witness – Hawks

Six men, who were allegedly plotting to kill a witness in a criminal matter, were thwarted in Khayelitsha, Western Cape Hawks said on Thursday.

Their vehicle was intercepted along Pama Street on Tuesday afternoon as part of a sting operation, …

South Africa: Second Half Strike Sees Banyana Beaten By Sweden in Rio

A 75th minute goal by Nilla Fischer saw the South African women’s football team go down 1-0 to Sweden here on Wednesday.

The Group E clash was the first sporting action of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Four years ago Banyana …

South Africa: ANC Shows Big Lead in Tense Malamulele Municipality

The ANC has won more than 80% of the votes counted in the volatile Malamulele municipality in Limpopo.

According to the IEC, 79% of the votes had already been captured in the area by 15:00 on Thursday, with the ANC …