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.

Municipal elections: IEC ready for first voter registration weekend

2016-01-14 12:39

The first voter registration weekend for this year's municipal elections will take place in March, the Electoral Commission of SA says.

What the past tells us about 2016

2016-01-11 11:00

Against the background of quite a few historic anniversaries, a number of global events are certain to shape 2016. These include national elections in the US, and local elections in South Africa.

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.

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.

UDM takes Nelson Mandela Bay ward from ANC

2015-08-20 11:45

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has thanked the people who voted for the UDM's candidate in a by-election, saying it is a sign that things are changing politically.

Sri Lanka deploys 1000s of police on election eve

2015-08-16 09:35

Sri Lanka has deployed thousands of police in stepped up security on the eve of a general election.

ANC and DA retain wards in by-elections

2015-06-04 12:52

The ANC and DA have retained their wards in by-elections held in five provinces, the Electoral Commission of SA says.

ANC retains seven wards in by-elections

2015-05-07 09:07

The ANC has retained seven wards in by-elections held in the Free State, North West, Limpopo and Western Cape, according to results posted on the IEC website.

100s of execs back Cameron's Conservatives ahead of polls

2015-04-01 18:01

Over 100 UK firm bosses publicly backed Prime Minister David Cameron's government and warned a change of course for Britain's $2.8trn economy would risk recovery.


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.

Paul Whelan: 2016 elections – Zuma’s tipping point? Succession concerns.

2016-01-13 15:13

An analyst questions Deputy President Ramaphosa’s confidence that the ANC will win local elections, saying the party has bigger problems than President Jacob Zuma.

Ousmane to stand in Niger election

2015-12-29 13:39

Former Niger leader Mahamane Ousmane will challenge incumbent Mahamadou Issoufou for the presidency in February elections.

ConCourt sets aside controversial Tlokwe by-elections

2015-11-30 12:56

The Constitutional Court has set aside the results of the controversial by-elections in several wards in Tlokwe, in the North West, finding that they were not free and fair.

By-elections: ANC, DA slug it out in Tshwane

2015-11-11 07:48

The ANC and the DA will be fighting it out for Ward 16 in Tshwane as by-elections are held in six provinces.

By-elections taking place in four provinces

2015-08-19 11:07

Twelve candidates representing four political parties are contesting by-elections in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng and Mpumalanga.

More African elections but lower voter turnouts

2015-06-13 10:57

Elections are more frequent than at any other time in Africa's history, but poor voter education and a lack of confidence in the democratic process means that less people are casting their ballots, according to a leading AU official.

Tim Modise to Mmusi Maimane: How bruising was the battle for the DA Leadership?

2015-05-11 15:55

At 34, Mmusi Maimane, new Leader of the Democratic Alliance, SA's Official Opposition, has time on his side.

By-election withdrawn as councillor's dismissal unresolved

2015-04-02 07:30

The ongoing conflict between the Mhlontlo Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape and dismissed ANC councillor Mkhuseli Mathe has resulted in the by-election being withdrawn.

By-elections give a taste of the poll to come

2015-04-01 06:32

Political parties are contesting by-elections in six provinces - the only real indicator of voter trends ahead of local government elections next year, an analyst says.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.