ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTIONS

Sell lacks coalition enthusiasm – high-table stakes, insignificant participants

2016-08-23 14:08

Political analyst Graham Sell is highly sceptical of coalition politics, which gives otherwise insignificant participants such important seats at the high table.

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WATCH: The pros and cons of minority governments

Minority governments make for instability but help reach consensus, argues this expert.

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Msimanga allays job loss fears (except for saboteurs)

Following elections as Mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga says jobs are safe.

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Too soon? EFF cheers DA's Msimanga in Tshwane

EFF members in Tshwane cheer for DA mayoral candidate Solly Msimanga.

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Chris Duncan: Hero Lager – the shape of things to come in Nigeria?

2016-08-16 14:31

Chris Duncan reflects on SA's successful municipal poll, Nigeria's cancelled election and the country’s ills including a weakening naira, militants and more.

Ed Herbst: Staring down the Race Merchants

2016-08-11 17:54

On August 3, South Africans stared down the Race Merchants and showed that its heart is right, says former reporter Ed Herbst.

Local elections a referendum on Zuma’s popularity

2016-08-08 20:36

A rise in service delivery protests ahead of municipal elections, are an indication of a lack of confidence in the president.

Herbst: Media manipulators – Will ‘failed’ election coverage cost Motsoeneng, Williams?

2016-08-08 09:54

It remains to be seen how the ANC's election setback will impact Zuma media acolytes Hlaudi Motsoeneng of the SABC and Moegsien Williams of ANN7, says an analyst.

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WATCH: Malema claims ANC pays off party agents

Julius Malema says the ANC has money "all over" and pays off party officials.

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WATCH: Voting on bread and butter issues

Many voters' relationship with councillors is pragmatic and focuses on concrete issues.

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ICYMI: Hecklers drown parts of Msimanga's victory speech

Disgruntled councillors heckle Mayor of Tshwane Solly Msimanga during his first speech.

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WATCH: Solly Msimanga on ANC critics, EFF allies

Solly Msimanga speaks politics in Tshwane, following his election as mayor.

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WATCH: Here's what local government should do for you

Millions of South Africans have voted for their local governments. Now what?

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Newly instated Mayor Athol Trollip gives first speech

New Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Athol Trollip delivers his first speech.

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Coalition chess: Should DA give Tshwane to EFF? What voters say

2016-08-15 10:12

Talks about DA/EFF deals to oust the ANC in Johannesburg and Tshwane has outraged some voters, but delighted others.

Brilliant – Pierre de Vos explains how SA’s new ruling coalitions will work

2016-08-09 12:31

Confused by the complexities of how SA’s unique electoral system works? UCT professor Pierre de Vos provides the ideal antidote for such ignorance.

ELECTION: Rustenberg to Estcourt; the 27 councils where no party got 50%

2016-08-08 11:39

Many previous ANC strongholds like Rustenburg and Sasolburg are on the list of cities and towns where post-election horse trading will hit fever pitch, says Alec Hogg.

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WATCH: Myth busting the Western Cape's politics

Associate Professor Cherrel Africa tackles perceptions of voter blocks in the Western Cape.

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Which automaker sold the most cars to the govt so far this year?

2016-08-02 16:13

With the 2016 local government elections upon us, we find out which automaker sold the most cars to the government so far this year.

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WATCH: What SA's wealth gap means for elections

What does South Africa's discrepancy between rich and poor mean for elections?

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