Maimane “never been so positive”: Message of hope for SA embraced in London

2016-06-23 21:15

A packed auditorium at the London School of Economics cheered DA leader Mmusi Maimane, who showed he has the ability to connect with bright young minds.

Independents ready for vote

2016-06-17 13:11

Five ANC members have registered as independent candidates for the local government elections in the Msunduzi region — a move a political analyst says could cost the party dearly.

WATCH: EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi 'confident' about upcoming elections

EFF politician Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says he is confident about his party's performance in the upcoming election.

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The ANC has mobilised on race, claims DA Chief Whip

The DA's Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen, claims the ANC is mobilising on race. "There is a very ugly tone developing around race," he says.

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EFF voters must see how their MPs behave, says ANC spokesperson

ANC parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says EFF supporters must judge their MPs based on their conduct.

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IEC will need 4 years if it loses voters' roll case, ConCourt told

2016-05-10 07:31

The IEC would need four years to prepare for new elections should the Constitutional Court rule that addresses must be on the voters' roll, the court has heard.

Free State prejudiced other parties during 2011 elections – Madonsela

2016-05-05 19:30

The Free State government has prejudiced other political parties and candidates during the 2011 elections, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says, adding that Premier Ace Magashule had acted 'inconsistently' with the Electoral Act and the Constitution.

Pomp and ceremony in KZN as Zweli Mkhize encourages youth to vote

ANC treasurer General Zweli Mkhize, former KwaZulu-Natal Premier, was welcomed to the district of Emaswazini near Taylor’s Halt amidst much fanfare.

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New voting stations as new wards open for elections

2016-03-03 09:50

Voters in 162 of the 4 747 voting districts in the province will have to re-register at new voting stations, provincial electoral officer Mawethu Mosery announced on Wednesday.

Mailbox: Open Letter to Helen Zille – Impeach Zuma in Constitutional Court

2016-01-29 07:57

A Biznews community member has put together a nine point budget plan, which he suggests the DA's Helen Zille should use as a consolidated budget for the elections.

WATCH: What you need to know about SA's metros

Following the ANC's announcement of its mayoral candidates, News24 reviews the eight metros in South Africa.

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Sobantu residents vow to elect own candidate

2016-06-17 10:59

“Come August 3, we will elect the people’s councillor.”.

OPINION: Malema to be 'big winner' in elections

Political analyst Justice Malala shares his predictions on the EFF's performance in the 2016 municipal elections.

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WATCH: Parliament is broken, says DA's John Steenhuisen

DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen says Parliament is "fundamentally broken" and clashes are a symptom of a broader problem.

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ICYMI: Zuma dances at National Prayer Day

President Jacob Zuma led a prayer ceremony (postponed from April) in Durban on Sunday.

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ConCourt reserves judgment in IEC voters' roll saga

2016-05-09 20:01

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the matter relating to the IEC's urgent application for leave to appeal an earlier Electoral Court ruling that it provide the addresses of registered voters to candidates contesting elections.

WATCH: Factories firebombed as violent KZN protest continues

Four factories were petrol-bombed as violent protests continued in Isithebe, northern KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday night. Watch.

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WATCH: Woman snubs Mantashe's flyer drop

The ANC's Gwede Mantashe handed out several flyers at Bree Street taxi rank. One woman refused a pamphlet encouraging her to vote.

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IEC postpones by-elections at last minute

2016-02-24 07:39

The Independent Electoral Commission has announced that the by-elections due to take place in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, North West - where Tlokwe elections were expected - and the Western Cape, have been postponed.

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.

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