Maimane to challenge IEC chair after by-election scandal

2015-12-01 11:44

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says ensuring free and fair local government elections in 2016 would be a litmus test for Independent Electoral Commission chair Vuma Mashinini.

New IEC head not my friend - Zuma

2015-11-19 16:21

A very jovial President Jacob Zuma has told that Commissioner Vuma Mashinini, the new chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission, is not his friend.

Newsmaker: New IEC chair proud to have worked for Zuma

2015-10-18 15:11

Newly appointed IEC chairperson Vuma Mashinini says there should be no concerns about his independence, even though he once served as President Jacob Zuma’s adviser.

Zuma appoints new IEC chair

2015-10-14 22:45

President Jacob Zuma has appointed his former special projects advisor Vuma Glenton Mashinini as Independent Electoral Commission of SA chairperson, the presidency says.

Controversial IEC office park lease in courts' hands

2015-10-14 10:24

Getting out of a lease is never easy, but for the Electoral Commission, the headache over its controversial Riverside rental is now in the hands of the courts.

Search back on for IEC commissioner

2015-09-22 16:42

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will have to restart the process of filling a vacancy for a part-time commissioner in the Independent Electoral Commission of SA, following a request by the National Assembly to re-initiate the process.

IEC receives first batch of municipal ward boundaries for 2016 elections

2015-08-27 17:59

The Municipal Demarcation Board has handed over the first batch of final municipal ward boundaries for the 2016 local government election to the Independent Electoral Commission.

ANC wins 7 out of 10 wards in by-elections

2015-07-23 08:45

In spite of being under fire over the Nkandla controversy and service delivery protests, the ANC has won seven out of 10 wards contested in by-elections around the country, according to results released by the IEC.

How easy is it to find your ward councillor?

2015-07-09 20:18

Many people do not know who their ward councillor is, but it’s actually very easy to find out who represents your ward and how to reach them.

IEC candidates to be interviewed

2015-06-15 08:01

Ten candidates vying for the position of a part-time commissioner of the IEC is set to be interviewed by a panel, chaired by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, in Johannesburg.


IEC ready to hold fresh Tlokwe by-elections

2015-11-30 17:53

The IEC is ready to hold new by-elections in Tlokwe, in the North West, following the Constitutional Court's decision to set aside the results in several wards.

DA, ANC accuse each other of flouting IEC regulations

2015-11-11 13:55

The DA and ANC are accusing each other of flouting IEC regulations in Mamelodi's ward 16, where by-elections are taking place.

Zuma relationship not a problem, says new IEC boss

2015-10-16 13:01

The newly elected chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission Vuma Mashinini has defended his past relationship with President Jacob Zuma.

Parties should protect IEC - Parliament committee chair

2015-10-14 14:12

Political parties should protect the Independent Electoral Commission to ensure the integrity of South Africa's electoral processes, the chairperson of Parliament's committee on Home Affairs says.

Call for full transparency in failed IEC process

2015-09-25 11:39

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has been asked to release the names and CVs of all the applicants who failed to make the shortlist to fill a vacancy in the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).

Constitutional Court faces tough decision over Tlokwe IEC irregularities

2015-09-13 06:24

The Constitutional Court on Thursday heard the case of alleged vote rigging against the IEC in a series of by-elections held in Tlokwe in North West in 2013.

By-elections taking place in four provinces

2015-08-19 11:07

Twelve candidates representing four political parties are contesting by-elections in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng and Mpumalanga.

Cosatu congress could collapse - Dlamini

2015-07-13 20:33

Cosatu's special national congress is in danger of collapsing after the entire day was spent debating credentials, which has delayed proceedings.

IEC interviews: No women commissioners at the moment

2015-06-15 17:34

Six women and four men have been interviewed for the position of part time Electoral Commission of SA commissioner following the resignation of Raenette Taljaard in February.

ANC and DA retain wards in by-elections

2015-06-04 12:52

The ANC and DA have retained their wards in by-elections held in five provinces, the Electoral Commission of SA says.

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