ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTIONS

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.

DA 'not only strong in white areas'

2014-05-29 15:59

The DA's victory in Soshanguve during by-elections dispels the myth that it is only strong in so-called white areas, the party says.

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.

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In today's headlines: Ramphele lets politics take a backseat, ministers want a judicial review of the Nkandla report and two schools are burned down in Nigeria. Watch.

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Former DA leader Tony Leon says the EFF can only distract Parliament with their red overalls and berets for a few days. After that, Leon believes, they will have to show their true political abilities.

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NFP leader steps down as mayor to join Parly

2014-05-14 20:47

Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi, the leader of the National Freedom Party, is heading for Parliament after being the Zululand District Municipality's mayor for 15 years.

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Stationed at the IEC results centre in Pretoria, News24's Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath provides an update on the vote-counting process. Watch.

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Residents of Bekkersdal, an area beset with violence in recent months, put tensions on ice for the vote.

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Speaking to News24, IFP Secretary General Sibongile Nkomo confirmed the IEC is set on becoming the official opposition in KwaZulu-Natal.

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The DA's premier candidate for Gauteng, Mmusi Maimane says he is still hopeful for Gauteng and that 2014's election proved the DA to be a non-racial party. Watch.

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Although the dumped ballots in Pretoria were already tallied, DA leader Helen Zille stressed ballot dumping does not inspire voter confidence in a free, fair election.

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The EFF's premier candidate for the North West Alfred Motsi says the EFF is pleased to be the official opposition in the North West and will encourage residents to bring issues to the party instead of protesting.

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ACDP disappointed with votes

2014-05-13 08:40

Speaking to News24, the ACDP's Steve Swart said the ACDP was disappointed with their vote tally, but remained positive about their seats in parliament.

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Chester Missing took his opportunity to videobomb DA leaders during a DA briefing at the IEC results centre. Watch.

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Residents of Yeoville, Johannesburg, share why they did not vote in this election. Watch.

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News24 reporter Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath gives an update from Pretoria where the IEC is gearing up for the official announcement of the 2014 election results. Watch.

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Residents of Alexandra in Johannesburg are on edge after election-related violence flared up in their region. Watch.

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Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota took our "politicians doing stuff blindfolded" challenge, with hilarious results. Watch.

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Agang cannot be "bought by anybody" and would not allow the DA to bully the party, party leader Mamphela Ramphele said. Watch.

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Mamphela Ramphele says Agang believes they will garner good support from Limpopo, a province often considered an EFF stronghold.

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Residents of Alexandra in Johannesburg are on edge after election-related violence flared up in their region. Watch.

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Speaking to News24, EFF leader Julius Malema said the priority for Limpopo and the North West (where the EFF will serve as official opposition) is the expropriation of land without compensation.

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Residents of Yeoville, Johannesburg, share why they did not vote in this election. Watch.

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Chester Missing took his opportunity to videobomb DA leaders during a DA briefing at the IEC results centre. Watch.

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ACDP disappointed with votes

2014-05-09 15:56

Speaking to News24, the ACDP's Steve Swart said the ACDP was disappointed with their vote tally, but remained positive about their seats in parliament.

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Give us jobs, say Indonesia's young voters

2014-06-27 10:33

To attract Indonesia's army of young voters, the two presidential candidates have a strong presence on social media as jobs top the agenda for most young adults.

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.

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Former DA leader, Tony Leon, shares his thoughts on what Nelson Mandela would have thought about the 2014 election results.

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Former DA leader Tony Leon believes Julius Malema's policies - just like Hugo Chávez's - could ruin South Africa. Watch.

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Police are investigating a video that appears to show ANC supporters beating an alleged Cope supporter to death. Watch.

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IEC did their best - Mthembu

2014-05-13 08:42

ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu says the IEC did their best this election. Watch.

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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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Speaking about the DA's prospects after this election, DA Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said she could not imagine a DA-Agang reconciliation. Watch.

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President Jacob Zuma made a fleeting visit to the IEC's National Results Operations Centre on Thursday night. Watch.

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Political analyst Steven Friedman says Jacob Zuma may not be guaranteed another five years. Watch.

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Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder said he is pleased with the party's performance, especially after the DA "tried to get our voters away".

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There were shouts of delight from Helen Zille who was on the floor of the IEC's results centre when the DA's vote count hit four million - a new record. See her reaction here.

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Speaking at the IEC's results centre, DA leader Helen Zille said her party had gained 700 000 new black votes. She also gave insight into the failed DA-Agang partnership.

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Speaking to News24, EFF leader Julius Malema said the priority for Limpopo and the North West (where the EFF will serve as official opposition) is the expropriation of land without compensation.

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The final results of the national elections were announced to pomp and ceremony by the IEC in Pretoria on Saturday night. Watch.

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After 103 were arrested for election-related violence in Alexandra, North of Johannesburg, News24 spoke to residents about their concerns.

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News24 columnist Simon Williamson talks about the significance of Gauteng, the Northern Cape and coalitions in the upcoming elections.

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With just two days to go until national elections, here is the elections news you need to know.

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After 103 were arrested for election-related violence in Alexandra, North of Johannesburg, News24 spoke to residents about their concerns.

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The final results of the national elections were announced to pomp and ceremony by the IEC in Pretoria on Saturday night. Watch.

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News24 reporter Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath gives an update from Pretoria where the IEC is gearing up for the official announcement of the 2014 election results. Watch.

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Speaking at the IEC's results centre, DA leader Helen Zille said her party had gained 700 000 new black votes. She also gave insight into the failed DA-Agang partnership.

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There were shouts of delight from Helen Zille who was on the floor of the IEC's results centre when the DA's vote count hit four million - a new record. See her reaction here.

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Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder said he is pleased with the party's performance, especially after the DA "tried to get our voters away".

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