Kenyatta wins disputed poll re-run with more than 98% of the vote

The election re-run turnout was just 38.84%.

Incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner in Kenyan polls, opposition rejects result

Kenya's president reaches out to rival, says 'no need for violence'

Moody’s downgrades SA’s top five banks

The ratings agency has downgraded the credit rating of the country's top five banks.

Court sets aside appointment of Berning Ntlemeza

The North Gauteng High Court has set aside the decision to appoint Berning Ntlemeza as head of Hawks.

Wayde van Niekerk breaks world record to win 400m gold at Rio Olympics

Van Niekerk breaks 17-year-old world record and earns the gold.

Zuma announces local government elections date

Jacob Zuma has announced the date of municipal elections, while the IEC has appealed to South Africans for a smooth registration weekend this week.

More UN peacekeepers accused of sex crimes

More UN troops in the DRC are accused of abusing those they were meant to protect - and face paternity claims from their alleged victims.

Facebook comments describe Guptas’ alleged attempts to buy ministers

A former ANC MP allegedly claimed on Facebook that the Guptas offered her a position as a minister in exchange for benefits.

EFF: Zuma’s remarks consistent with dictatorial attitude

The EFF condemned President Jacob Zuma's alleged "anti-black" remarks made in a speech to the SA Local Government Association.

Zambian currency at record low after Lungu’s illness

Zambia's kwacha closed at a record low as President Edgar Lungu travelled to South Africa for medical treatment after collapsing at a public event.

Matric pupils not allowed to enter Malamulele

The continuing shutdown of Malamulele in Limpopo and violent protests are preventing around 350 pupils from writing their supplementary matric exams.

Zuma: Malamulele shutdown unacceptable

The ongoing protests in the Limpopo town of Malamulele are not acceptable, said Zuma. The town's shutdown has entered its sixth week.

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