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US election day: Independents hold the key

Independent voters hold the fates of US President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney - and both presidential candidates know it.

US economic woes to be election deciding factor

Whoever wins the US election between President Barack Obama and contender Mitt Romney will find themselves standing at the edge of a fiscal precipice.

US on alert as Hurricane Sandy drenches nuclear plant

A nuclear power plant in New Jersey has declared an alert from Hurricane Sandy as water passed a minimum level but no safety concerns were reported.

Obama aces foreign policy debate, Romney comes out solid

US President Barack Obama came out with guns blazing at the final presidential debate on Tuesday but Republican Mitt Romney held his own just as well.

Romney’s latest gaffe weighs on push for women’s votes

A clumsy comment by Mitt Romney about compiling binders full of women has gone viral in a bizarre twist of a possibly decisive duel for female voters.

Obama takes offensive against Romney in rematch

Barack Obama launched aggressive attacks against Mitt Romney on jobs, energy and Libya in their second debate as he tried to reclaim momentum.

Obama prepares for second presidential debate with Romney

US President Barack Obama is expected to follow Joe Biden's lead and come out fighting in a town-hall-style match-up after a lacklustre first round.

Obama and Romney: Different sides of the same tune

A world where Mitt Romney holds the most powerful office may seem different to Barack Obama. In many ways, though, it looks uncannily similar.

Romney gains upper hand in first presidential debate

An aggressive Mitt Romney has taken the fight to Barack Obama and has breathed new life into his struggling campaign with a solid debate performance.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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