By-elections postponed

2016-02-25 06:00

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) at the last minute postponed by-elections due to take place on Wednesday in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, North West and the Western Cape.

In a statement released at around midnight on Tuesday, the IEC said the electoral court on Tuesday ordered the postponement of elections in six wards that were originally scheduled to take place in Tlokwe in North West.

The orders only related to the six wards in Tlokwe listed in the court application.

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