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.

Voters without addresses not removed from roll - IEC

2016-04-12 14:14

Allegations that people have been removed from the voters’ roll due to confusion over addresses are not true, the IEC says.

IEC reports good voter registration turnout, says it’s not too late

2016-04-11 11:36

For those who did not manage to register to vote over the past final voter registration weekend, all hope is not lost.

Cops monitor Kapok after threats to disrupt voter registration

2016-04-09 11:00

Police are showing a strong presence in Kapok, near Ennerdale where some community members had threatened to disrupt the second round of voter registration.

Local government election date announced

2016-04-06 14:56

Local government elections will take place on August 3, President Jacob Zuma has announced.

Is the IEC still worthy of total trust?

2016-04-06 07:18

In an election year, how can we be sure the Independent Electoral Commission will be free from capture by the dark forces of our times, asks Solly Moeng.

IEC postpones all by-elections

2016-04-04 18:00

The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has postponed all by-elections in the country as it battles to provide a voters' roll that has people’s correct addresses.


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.

It isn’t fair!

2016-04-12 14:48

The fact that many people didn’t know that they had to confirm their address to vote in the upcoming election is reason enough to declare it unfree and unfair, says Georgina Guedes.

Khoisan Revolution party angry over alleged voter registration irregularities

2016-04-11 19:42

New political party, the Khoisan Revolution, has marched to the IEC offices in Upington over alleged irregularities during voter registration.

2016 municipal elections: Everything you need to know...

This weekend is the last voter registration weekend; here's everything you need to know about the upcoming local government elections.

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Last voter registration weekend

2016-04-09 07:55

This weekend is the last voter registration weekend and political parties are once again crisscrossing the country in a bid to encourage people to register to vote.

Local government election date welcomed

2016-04-06 20:10

Campaigning for South Africa's local government elections was cranked up a notch after President Jacob Zuma announced August 3 as voting day.

Last chance for voters to register this weekend

2016-04-06 13:14

The IEC has appealed to all eligible unregistered voters to register this weekend, and for those who are already registered to ensure that their registration details are up to date.

By-elections bungling bodes ill for South Africa

2016-04-05 11:37

The postponement of by-elections throughout the country will negatively affect the ability of political parties to campaign, a constitutional law expert says.

Final voter registration weekend coming up

2016-04-04 10:50

The final voter registration weekend for the upcoming municipal elections will take place on the weekend of April 9 and 10. Check to see whether you are registered to vote.

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