IEC officials on trial for electoral fraud

2017-09-14 11:22

Four Independent Electoral Commission officials are on trial for electoral fraud in the Metsimaholo Municipality in the Free State.

DA cries foul over 2016 ward committee elections

2017-07-17 19:39

The DA has cried foul over ward committee elections in Durban, saying they were not “free and fair”, and fresh elections need to be held.

French politicians condemn attack on candidate

2017-06-15 17:31

French politicians have come together in condemnation after a former minister was attacked while campaigning.

Brussels left waiting as May tries to clinch deal

2017-06-13 17:02

British Prime Minister Theresa May has failed to strike a government deal in an initial round of talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP party.

British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

2017-06-10 18:13

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been forced to relinquish her two closest aides as she struggles to reassert her authority following the crushing electoral setback.

Polling station pooches lift spirits in UK election

2017-06-08 21:32

Alsatians, poodles, pinschers and pugs lined up at Britain's polling stations as thousands of voters brought their canine companions to take part in the general election.

In shadow of terror, British election tighter than expected

2017-06-08 08:39

Britons go to the polls in the shadow of terrorism, in an election Prime Minister Theresa May once expected to win easily but has proved increasingly hard to predict.

Britain falls silent to honour terror victims ahead of vote

2017-06-06 12:33

Britain will hold a minute's silence for the victims of the London terror attack, just two days before a general election, as questions mount over an assailant who was known to MI5.

IFP Nquthu victory won’t change KZN political landscape - political analyst

2017-05-25 19:51

The Inkatha Freedom Party’s outright majority victory in the Nquthu municipality by-election won't change the political landscape in KwaZulu-Natal, a political analyst has argued.

IFP wins Nquthu by-election

2017-05-25 11:34

The Inkatha Freedom Party has won 14 out of the 17 wards that were contested in Nquthu, the Electoral Commission of SA has announced.


Victory again for Kenyatta

2017-08-13 05:59

Kenyans greeted news of the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta late on Friday night with mixed feelings – some with jubilation, others with defiance and a sense of relief.

Ramaphosa slams corruption, says 'house is burning' in SA

2017-07-12 17:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his strongest words yet to slam corruption and the undue influence of private business interests over government institutions.

ANC scoops by election victory in KZN

2017-06-15 12:30

The ANC have walked away with a victory in uPhongolo in northern KwaZulu-Natal following a by-election.

French vote in legislative poll

2017-06-11 07:32

French voters go to the polls on Sunday in the first round of legislative elections with President Emmanuel Macron keen to win a strong parliamentary majority.

British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

2017-06-09 07:51

British Prime Minister Theresa May has faced pressure to resign after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom.

Britons stream to polls to vote in shadow of terror

2017-06-08 20:05

Britons are streaming to the polls for the third time in two years after a campaign dominated by terror attacks and the uncertainty of Brexit.

Britain braces for election in wake of terror attacks

2017-06-07 10:10

Britain braces for the final day of general election campaigning, after a turbulent few weeks which have shifted the political ground and been marred by terror attacks.

British bookies wary of history but favour May victory

2017-06-06 09:29

While polls suggest a tightening in Britain's general election race, bookmakers believe Prime Minister Theresa May will win an increased majority while admitting to forecasting failures in the past.

Nquthu residents not duped by 'messiahs' - IFP

2017-05-25 16:08

The IFP’s victory over the ANC in the Nquthu by-election shows voters know who the “genuine politicians” are, the party says.

Parties happy with Nquthu by-election - IEC

2017-05-24 18:08

Political parties contesting the Nquthu by-election are satisfied with the electoral process, the Electoral Commission of SA has said.

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