The ANC face a strong backlash on its Facebook page this week after justifying the distribution of food parcels.
Proposed candidates for the ANC's municipal election list will have to get police clearance, says the party's Western Cape provincial executive committee.
The IEC still does not have proper addresses for up to 46% of the 26 million people registered to vote in the local government elections in August, MPs have heard.
The August 3 municipal elections cannot be postponed, even in strife-torn areas like Vuwani, Electoral Commission of SA vice chairperson Terry Tselane says.
One hundred and fifty four parties are registered so far to contest municipal elections with registrations still coming in, the Electoral Commission has told Parliament.
South Africa cannot afford the consequences of the ANC's internal fight between President Jacob Zuma and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.
No advantage will be given to any political party in the run-up to this year's local government elections, President Jacob Zuma has said at the signing of the electoral code of conduct in Midrand.
EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu has hugged one of the party's candidate councillors, who shouted "Viva ANC! Viva!" by mistake at a meeting in Durban.
Reports that the ANC's approval rating in Gauteng's three metros stood below 50% was untrue, the party in the province says.
The Free State ANC hopes to increase its support base in the 2016 local government elections, says a spokesperson ahead of the party's manifesto rally in Botshabelo.
The UDM's mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, Mongameli Bobani, is confident the party will win 40 wards in this year's local government elections.
Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been dodging offers to join political parties and become Nelson Mandela Bay mayoral candidate, he says.
The DA has been working hard to take ANC wards in Nelson Mandela Bay and knows people are tired of the ANC, DA mayoral candidate Athol Trollip says.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it has postponed the launch of its local government election manifesto so as to pay tribute to two of its members who died recently.
The DA cares about the poor and uses money from rich residents to cross-subsidise basic services, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said at the launch of the party's Cape Town election manifesto.
Politics does make for strange bed fellows, but can any two parties be further apart on economic issues than the DA and the EFF? It is difficult to see how this would last, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has announced the DA's election manifesto for the city, calling it “realistic, achievable, and forward-looking”.
The Msunduzi Municipality says it has warned political parties that have illegally erected election posters to remove them or face prosecution.
As the local government elections near, a new online tool aims to help voters hold their representatives accountable.