CAPE TOWN More clouds than sun. Mild.

MIN14
MAX18
7 day
  • Tuesday 13-15°c Passing showers. Partly cloudy. Cool. Passing showers. Partly cloudy. Cool.
    Wednesday 13-16°c Showers early. Morning clouds. Cool. Showers early. Morning clouds. Cool.
    Thursday 13-17°c Morning clouds. Cool. Morning clouds. Cool.
    Friday 12-19°c High level clouds. Mild. High level clouds. Mild.
    Saturday 13-20°c Sunny. Mild. Sunny. Mild.
    Sunday 13-22°c Sunny. Mild. Sunny. Mild.
More News

DJ Sbu ignores photo ban

2014-05-07 14:57
(AP)

Johannesburg - Kwaito musician Sbusiso Leope, known as DJ Sbu, ignored an IEC warning not to take photographs in the voting booth when he tweeted photographs of his ballot papers on Wednesday, the Sowetanlive website reported.

The original photographs were close-up shots that showed his marked national and provincial ballot papers under the hashtag #WhyiVoteANC.

However, later these images appear to have been removed as his Twitter feed showed only a photograph of an inked thumb positioned over a portion of oysters on ice with scattered lemon slices.

The same hashtag accompanied this still-life portrait.

The Electoral Commission on Sunday issued a request that people not take photographs in the ballot booth or of their ballot papers.

"It is an offence to take and/or publish photographs which reveal a person's vote on a ballot paper," said IEC spokesperson Kate Bapela at the time.

She said offenders would face a fine or a stint in prison.

South Africans are voting on Wednesday in the country's fifth democratic general elections.

Download the app by visiting one of these stores.

  
- SAPA
Read more on: iec  |  johannesburg  |  elections 2014

More In This Category
IEC announces by-election date

The IEC has announced a date for municipal ward by-elections.

ANC Limpopo urges party to rebuild, dismisses early conference talk

The ANC in Limpopo has vowed to reform itself and has urged branches to focus on rebuilding instead of holding an early special conference or consultative conference.

3 more arrests for slain DA councillor, partner

Three more people have appeared in court in connection with the murders of DA councillor Johannes Baatjies and his business partner, the Northern Cape Hawks have said.

ANC 'colluding' MEC in hung councils hits back at IFP

KwaZulu-Natal Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has hit back at the Inkatha Freedom Party which has accused her of working with the ANC to stall processes in hung municipalities.

Comments
Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
89 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
News24 |   OLX  |  PROPERTY24  |  CAREERS24  |  SPREE  |