IEC to head to court to have local govt elections postponed

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Friday endorsed the findings of a panel that looked into the fairness of the October municipal elections, which found that the elections should be postponed. The commission received the final report of the Inquiry into Ensuring Free and Fair Elections during COVID-19 from former[…]

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At least 76 killed in India heavy monsoon rain:govt

At least 76 people have died in multiple monsoon-related accidents, Indian officials said Saturday, as heavy rains lashed the western state of Maharashtra, triggering landslides, flooding, and a building collapse. “Torrential rainfall in various parts of the state often coinciding with high tides and also discharge from dams led to[…]

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SA Reserve Bank expected to keep interest rates unchanged

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to keep the repo rate unchanged at 3.5%. The decision will be made public on Thursday afternoon at the conclusion of the committee’s three-day meeting. The committee has previously said it expected inflation to remain contained at 4.2% this year. In[…]

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