Elections within 3 months of May 18 - Zuma

2016-02-11 21:22

The local government elections will be held within three months of May 18, the date of the last election, President Jacob Zuma says.

Don't tarnish our image, IEC tells parties

2016-01-28 18:41

The Independent Electoral Commission has issued a stern warning to all political parties to refrain from making groundless statements about its credibility.

Local government elections in numbers

2016-01-15 14:12

Millions of voters, thousands of voting stations, hundreds of political parties. The logistics of the upcoming local government elections are massive.

Some 'touch-ups' still needed before announcing poll date - minister

2016-01-14 16:26

Some "touch-ups" still need to be done before a date for the local government elections can be announced, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister David van Rooyen says.

IEC launches 2016 municipal elections

2016-01-14 05:31

The Electoral Commission of SA will officially launch the 2016 Municipal Elections at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

264 parties register for local govt elections - IEC

2015-12-31 17:32

More than 260 parties have registered so far with the Independent Electoral Commission ahead of the 2016 local government elections.

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.

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.


13 shortlisted for IEC part-time commissioner

2016-01-29 18:16

The Independent Electoral Commission of SA has shortlisted 13 people for the vacancy of part-time commissioner, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's office says.

IEC to brief media on Electoral Code of Conduct

2016-01-28 05:11

The Independent Electoral Commission will the brief the media in Johannesburg about issues around the enforcement of the Electoral Code of Conduct.

IEC won't be able to stop election irregularities - Maimane

2016-01-15 13:40

The IEC does not have the capacity to ensure there are no irregularities during the upcoming local government elections, DA leader Mmusi Maimane says.

WATCH: Minister David van Rooyen explains why date for elections has not been announced

David van Rooyen gives details on the plan to make voting accessible to all districts.

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Tlokwe municipality to hold its by-election in February

2016-01-06 21:52

Seven wards in the Tlokwe local municipality in the North West will hold their by-elections on February 24, the IEC has confirmed.

Et tu, IEC?

2015-12-09 07:45

Those who manage SA's elections should appreciate their historic responsibility and ensure that our democracy does not crumble on their watch, says Solly Moeng.

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 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.

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