Multi-party forum files reply to Tlakula's appeal

2014-07-24 21:16

Political parties have filed answering papers in the Constitutional Court in reply to the appeal by Electoral Commission of SA chairperson Pansy Tlakula.

Ramphele 'raised R30m for Agang'

2014-07-11 12:02

Former Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele raised R30m in cash to establish the party, says the party’s outgoing spokesperson.

ANC, DA welcome by-election results

2014-07-03 10:45

The ANC and DA have thanked South Africans for participating in by-elections held in 20 wards across six provinces. The DA won 14 of the 20 wards.

Zuma considering Tlakula's leave request

2014-06-23 18:14

President Jacob Zuma is considering IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's request for special leave, the presidency has said.

Tlakula to ask Zuma for leave

2014-06-19 18:01

IEC chair Pansy Tlakula plans to ask President Jacob Zuma for a leave of absence following the Electoral Court's recommendation that she be removed from office.

Parties welcome Pansy Tlakula recommendation

2014-06-18 21:53

The Electoral Court has recommended that IEC chair Pansy Tlakula be removed from her position was welcomed by three of the parties who brought the application.

Court recommends Tlakula's removal

2014-06-18 13:22

The Electoral Court has recommended that Electoral Commission of SA chairperson Pansy Tlakula be removed from her post.

IEC, politicians 'not a good mix'

2014-06-07 11:50

It was the "worst possible thing" to have the IEC connected to any politician, the Electoral Court has heard.

Counsel: Tlakula's past matters

2014-06-06 12:22

A person's past could make them unsuitable for a certain position, the Electoral Court sitting in the South Gauteng High Court has heard.

Necessary for IEC to move, court hears

2014-06-05 13:45

It was necessary for the IEC to move from its old offices to new premises in Centurion, the Electoral Court sitting in the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

'Misconduct' debated in Tlakula case

2014-06-04 14:05

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula cannot be punished for misconduct before she was appointed, the Electoral Court has heard in Johannesburg.

Voting stations open for by-elections

2014-05-28 07:22

Voting stations have opened for municipal by-elections in six wards across four provinces, the Electoral Commission of SA says.

Parties face hefty fines over posters

2014-05-21 08:12

Political parties will be fined between R50 and R1 000 by various municipalities across the country if they do not remove their campaign posters before the deadlines given in municipal by-laws.

ANC spokesperson to join Parliament

2014-05-16 22:19

National ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu is one of 249 party members who will serve in Parliament, according to a final list released by the Electoral Commission of SA.

Election observers were not funded - IEC

2014-05-15 05:30

Election observers, both local and international, were not funded by the Electoral Commission of SA, the IEC says in an open letter.


IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula disclosed incidents of election violence and ballot theft. Watch.

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IEC denies electoral fraud

2014-05-12 22:12

A spokesperson for the Theewaterskloof municipal electoral office of the IEC in Caledon, Western Cape, has denied allegations of electoral fraud in Grabouw.

No community should live in turmoil: Zuma

2014-05-10 21:11

ANC president Jacob Zuma has thanked the more than 11 million people who voted for the ruling party in the fifth democratic elections.

IEC upheld track record: Zuma

2014-05-10 19:02

President Jacob Zuma says the IEC has upheld its track record of holding free and fair elections.

Tlakula: Voter turnout reflects thriving democracy

2014-05-10 18:47

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula says the 73.43% voter turnout during the general elections showed that democracy was thriving.

Elections were smooth, efficient - Tselane

2014-05-10 18:41

The fifth democratic elections of the country have proceeded smoothly and peacefully, says Electoral Commission deputy chairperson Terry Tselane.

Alex residents hesitant to talk

2014-05-10 18:07

Alexandra residents say they fear for their lives after post-election protests broke out in the Johannesburg township.

IEC results centre – where it all happened

2014-05-10 14:54

For the past three days, much of the country’s attention has been focused on the IEC’s cavernous national results operations centre in Pretoria. News24 was there.

ANC support in Gauteng drops

2014-05-10 11:23

The ANC has won the battle for Gauteng, the country's economic hub, but its support dropped in the province, according to preliminary results released on Saturday.


Ex-Cope treasurer in court for money laundering

2014-07-21 21:14

An ex-Cope member has appeared in a Cape Town court on charges of fraud, theft and money laundering.

Tlakula denies guilt as she appeals to ConCourt

2014-07-10 19:04

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has filed an application in the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal the Electoral Court's ruling that her misconduct in 2009 warrants her removal from office.

Tlakula granted leave of absence

2014-07-01 19:05

President Jacob Zuma has granted IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's request for a special leave of absence.

Ramphele: Report on issues in Agang

2014-06-26 11:12

Plans to pay R12m in debt, drafting a party constitution, and policy cohesion were key issues presented in a preliminary scoping report on the health of Agang SA, leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

Parliament to await outcome of Tlakula appeal

2014-06-20 17:13

Parliament will await the outcome of IEC chair Pansy Tlakula's appeal against the Electoral Court judgment finding her guilty of misconduct before it takes the recommended steps in the matter.

DA: Tlakula should consider quitting

2014-06-19 15:44

The Democratic Alliance has called on embattled Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) chairperson Pansy Tlakula to consider stepping down to save the credibility of the commission.

UDM: Recommendation on Tlakula overdue

2014-06-18 17:01

The Electoral Court's recommendation that IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula be removed from her position is long overdue, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has said.

Faction against Ramphele - Agang SA

2014-06-18 06:14

Agang SA says a Gauteng faction is behind accusations made against its leader Mamphela Ramphele over a bank account opened for an IEC refund.

Tlakula 'failed to grasp gravity of situation'

2014-06-06 14:13

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula failed to grasp the gravity of the situation which led five political parties to call for her removal, the Electoral Court has heard.

Court asked to dismiss Tlakula application

2014-06-05 14:06

The Electoral Court has been asked to dismiss an application to have IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula removed from her position.

Tlakula made an honest mistake - lawyer

2014-06-04 17:58

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula made an "honest mistake" in the procurement of new premises, the Electoral Court sitting in the South Gauteng High Court has heard.

ANC, DA retain wards in by-elections

2014-05-29 09:21

The ANC and DA have retained their wards in six municipal by-elections in four provinces, according to results.

By-elections to take place in 4 provinces

2014-05-27 11:12

Six municipal wards in four provinces are up for grabs in by-elections, the IEC says, after three councillors resigned, two died and one was imprisoned.

Agang SA mum on parliamentary names

2014-05-19 16:09

Agang SA has refused to confirm or comment on its two candidates for Parliament, amid a vote of no confidence in its leader Mamphela Ramphele.

Candidates lists represent diversity - Tlakula

2014-05-16 14:00

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula says the lists of names of party representatives for Parliament and provincial legislatures represent the country's diversity.

Mogoeng ready to receive list of MPs

2014-05-14 14:30

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is due to receive political parties' lists with the names of their new representatives in Parliament and hand them to the secretary of the legislature.


IEC Chief Electoral Officer Mosotho Moepya says while selfies were not permitted in voting booths, most selfies show South Africans celebrating their votes.

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PAC claims to have been short-changed

2014-05-10 21:50

The Pan Africanist Congress claims that the general election results have been "highly manipulated".

IEC announces provincial results

2014-05-10 19:12

Electoral Commission chairperson Pansy Tlakula has announced the final results for provincial elections.

13 parties get National Assembly seats

2014-05-10 19:00

EC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has announced that 13 parties have won seats in the National Assembly.

ANC wins 249 seats

2014-05-10 18:47

The final results for 2014 general elections have been announced in Pretoria.

EFF results dedicated to kidnapped girls

2014-05-10 18:28

EFF leader, Julius Malema, has dedicated his party's election results to the over 200 Nigerian school girls abducted by militants.

So far, so good - IEC CEO

2014-05-10 15:31

The IEC’s chief electoral officer says he believes everything is under control and the organisation is ready for the final results presentation.

Zille back on home turf

2014-05-10 12:39

Helen Zille, leader of the opposition DA would start work on the 2016 elections from Monday, she says at her arrival in Cape Town after her party secured the province and increased national support.

ANC wins with reduced majority

2014-05-10 07:24

The African National Congress has won the fifth democratic elections with a reduced majority, mustering 62.16%, according to preliminary results.

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