Info regulator vote postponed

2016-05-26 20:08

A vote on whether to appoint former IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula as chair of the newly-formed information regulator has been postponed by the National Assembly.

Last day to register to vote

2016-05-23 10:31

South Africans have until 17:00 today to register to vote in August's local government elections, the IEC says.

Elections must go ahead no matter what - IEC

2016-05-17 17:32

The August 3 municipal elections cannot be postponed, even in strife-torn areas like Vuwani, Electoral Commission of SA vice chairperson Terry Tselane says.

Decision to fire president shouldn't be in hands of few - former IEC head

2016-05-14 22:39

A decision to fire a president cannot be in the hands of five people in a democraticy, former Independent Electoral Commission chairperson Brigalia Bam has said.

IEC will need 4 years if it loses voters' roll case, ConCourt told

2016-05-10 07:31

The IEC would need four years to prepare for new elections should the Constitutional Court rule that addresses must be on the voters' roll, the court has heard.

Online tool helps track down ward councillors

2016-05-09 15:33

As the local government elections near, a new online tool aims to help voters hold their representatives accountable.

Sanity must prevail at ConCourt over elections - Van Rooyen

2016-05-03 14:05

It is hoped that “sanity will prevail” in the Constitutional Court next week, as postponing the elections is not an option, Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen says.

Malema IEC comments an attack on the Constitution, says COGTA

2016-05-02 22:49

Malema's comments on the IEC are an attack on the Constitution, says COGTA.

DA in Nelson Mandela Bay 'not talking coalition' - Trollip

2016-04-26 13:00

The DA in Nelson Mandela Bay is not considering a coalition after the upcoming elections, but are "in this thing to win it", mayoral candidate Athol Trollip says.

Court recognises Mbinda as PAC leader

2016-04-21 15:46

The IEC has been ordered by the High Court in Pretoria to recognise Luthando Mbinda as PAC leader for purposes of the upcoming local government elections.


Malema blames Zuma, ANC for EFF member's shooting at rally

2016-05-25 11:55

EFF leader Julius Malema has blamed the ANC and President Jacob Zuma for an incident in which an EFF member was shot during a rally in Mpumalanga.

Former IEC head Tlakula recommended to chair information regulator

2016-05-18 10:46

Former IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has been recommended as the chairperson of the newly-formed information regulator.

IEC only has 46% of registered voters' addresses, MPs told

2016-05-17 14:00

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.

I was never found guilty - Tlakula

2016-05-10 17:00

Former IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has had to answer questions regarding findings of misconduct against her in relation to the lease of a building, during her interview for a position with the newly-established information regulator.

ConCourt reserves judgment in IEC voters' roll saga

2016-05-09 20:01

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the matter relating to the IEC's urgent application for leave to appeal an earlier Electoral Court ruling that it provide the addresses of registered voters to candidates contesting elections.

IEC only obliged to provide voter addresses it has, ConCourt hears

2016-05-09 12:13

The Electoral Commission of SA is only obliged to provide the addresses of voters which it already has in its possession, the Constitutional Court has heard.

EFF must produce evidence of IEC vote rigging - dept

2016-05-03 12:04

The EFF has still not produced evidence to back up its renewed claims that the IEC "stole" its votes during the 2014 elections, the Co-operative Governance Department says.

DA questions independence of the IEC

2016-04-26 18:32

The DA has raised concerns over the independence of the IEC, saying they, and other opposition parties, will guard their August 3 votes together.

Limpopo court case could derail elections

2016-04-22 13:14

Protests have turned violent outside the Limpopo High Court during hearings into a municipal demarcation case that could derail the local government elections.

Van Rooyen to address media on readiness for elections

2016-04-13 05:31

The inter-ministerial committee on elections led by Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen is set to brief the media on the state of readiness for the 2016 local government elections.

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