ARTICLES RELATING TO TLOKWE LEADERSHIP BATTLE

Tlokwe by-elections rigged - report

2014-01-26 15:50
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Eight independent candidates from North West's Tlokwe municipality have alleged that hundreds, if not thousands of voters in the by-elections were not legitimate

Tlokwe by-elections postponed

2013-10-17 14:44

By-elections in six wards of the Tlokwe local municipality have been postponed to allow candidates more time to campaign, the North West local government department says.

Tlokwe by-election candidates prejudiced

2013-10-10 17:02

The independent candidates disqualified from taking part in Tlokwe's recent by-elections have been severely prejudiced, the Electoral Court says.

Tlokwe by-election date announced

2013-10-03 09:04

By-elections in Tlokwe will take place on 23 October, the North West local government department has announced.

Council meeting legal - Tlokwe City

2013-09-20 21:22

A Tlokwe special council meeting has been properly convened, the council says.

Tlokwe no confidence motion delayed

2013-09-20 12:47
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The ANC in the North West says it will not act on a motion of no confidence in Tlokwe mayor Annette Combrink uncil the conclusion of outstanding by-elections.

ANC will regain Tlokwe - analysts

2013-09-19 18:13

Tlokwe will probably revert to ANC control but at a price, political analysts say.

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ANC triumphs in Tlokwe

2013-09-19 11:20

The ANC retained control of two of the three wards in the Tlokwe by-elections in the North West. Watch.

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ANC retains two of three Tlokwe wards

2013-09-19 07:27
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The ANC has retained control of two of the three wards in the Tlokwe by-elections in the North West.

Voting in Tlokwe continues into the night

2013-09-18 20:01

Voting in Tlokwe's municipal by-elections has continued into night as many people headed to voting stations after work, the Independent Electoral Commission said.

DA questions ANC's conduct in Tlokwe

2013-09-18 18:50
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The DA has questioned whether Tlokwe's by-elections would be fair.

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Tensions run high in Tlokwe

2013-09-18 16:27

Tensions were simmering in Tlokwe's Ward 26 and 18 where the ANC faced off with two of its former councillors, in Wednesday's by-election. Watch.

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Scuffle breaks out in Tlokwe

2013-09-18 15:15
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A scuffle has broken out at a voting station in Ward 26, Tlokwe, amid claims of voter intimidation.

Tlokwe by-elections under way

2013-09-18 12:12

Three by-elections are under way in Tlokwe, North West with the DA and ANC setting up tents to help voters check if they are registered.

By-elections: All eyes on Tlokwe

2013-09-17 23:18

While by-elections are to be held in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape, it is Tlokwe, in North West, that is set to be the most keenly watched.

5 Tlokwe by-elections postponed

2013-09-17 19:10

Municipal by-elections in Tlokwe in North West have been postponed in five wards.

Judgment reserved in Tlokwe case

2013-09-17 16:49

The Electoral Court in Bloemfontein has reserved judgment on an application to postpone by-elections in Tlokwe.

Tlokwe food parcels part of 'service delivery'

2013-09-13 18:42
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Government has denied reports that Tlokwe in the North West is receiving food parcels because of upcoming by-elections.

ANC sends heavies to Tlokwe

2013-09-09 19:28

ANC's top brass have been sent in to do door-to-door campaigns in five Tlokwe wards to help the party's national working committee understand the community's concerns.

Tlokwe speaker stalls council meeting

2013-08-28 15:59

Tlokwe municipality speaker Barei Segotso is refusing to convene a council meeting that is expected to vote on a motion of no confidence in her.

Tlokwe chose the right party - Nehawu

2013-08-08 18:39

The people of Tlokwe have made the right decision by choosing the ANC to lead them, trade union Nehawu says.

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ANC triumphs in Tlokwe

2013-08-08 09:50

The ANC thanked supporters after it took the lead in the closely contested Tlokwe's ward nine by-elections. Watch.

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Mixed turnout at Tlokwe voting stations

2013-08-07 20:43

There has been a poor voter turnout at the Mohadin Community Hall in the Tlokwe Ward 9 by-election, while another voting station recorded 822 voters.

Tlokwe 'needs independent candidate'

2013-08-07 14:04

Community sentiment favours an independent candidate in the hotly-contested by-election in ward nine in Tlokwe, a voter has said.

 

Former Tlokwe mayor gets new job

2013-11-19 11:35
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The ANC says a new mayoral candidate for the troubled Tlokwe local municipality has not been decided on yet, but former mayor Maphetle Maphetle is taking up a job in the North West legislature.

Tlokwe candidates ask for more time

2013-10-15 21:53

Six independent candidates contesting the upcoming by-elections in Tlokwe, have asked for more time to campaign.

ANC ready for by-elections

2013-10-03 20:56

The ANC is confident of clinching the Tlokwe by-elections scheduled for 23 October, the party has said.

Madonsela to probe minister over Tlokwe

2013-09-23 21:21

The public protector will look into the distribution of food parcels in Tlokwe by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Tlokwe council meeting illegal - DA

2013-09-20 19:17

The DA says it did not attend a Tlokwe council special meeting, because it was illegally convened.

ANC support drops in 5 wards

2013-09-19 22:33

The ANC has lost ground since 2011 in the five municipal wards it retained in by-elections - and it lost a ward in Tlokwe in the North West.

Only 34% of voters showed up for by-elections

2013-09-19 14:17

Ballots were cast by 19 274 of the 56 804 people registered to vote in municipal by-elections around the country, according to results the IEC has released.

ANC wishes former councillor well after Tlokwe victory

2013-09-19 09:04

The ANC wished former councillor and now independent candidate Butiki "Stone" Mahlabe well in his position in the Tlokwe council following his victory in Ward 26 by-elections.

ANC loses Tlokwe Ward 26

2013-09-18 23:18
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Preliminary results of by-elections in Tlokwe, in North West, show that Ward 26 has been taken from the ANC by independent candidate Butiki "Stone" Mahlabe.

ANC and ex-councillor face-off in Tlokwe

2013-09-18 18:51

Emotions are running high at the Tlokwe municipal by-elections at a Ward 18 voting station, where the ANC was up against one of its former councillors.

Tlokwe residents back independent candidate

2013-09-18 15:19

Residents of Tlokwe's Ward 26 have thrown their weight behind independent candidate Butiki "Stone" Mahlabe and have lambasted the lack of development in the area.

Tensions simmer in Tlokwe ward

2013-09-18 14:04

Tensions are simmering in Tlokwe's wards 26 and 18, where the ANC is facing off with two of its former councillors in by-elections.

13 000 voters expected in Tlokwe by-elections

2013-09-18 07:29
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At least 13 000 voters are expected to turn up for elections in Tlokwe with the ANC confident that it will clinch victory.

ANC ready for Tlokwe - Mantashe

2013-09-17 21:54

The ANC is ready for the Tlokwe by-elections despite some ward voting being postponed, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

No link to title deeds handouts, elections - ANC

2013-09-17 19:38
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About 1 000 people in Tlokwe have received the title deeds to their homes, on the eve of crucial municipal by-elections, but any link has been flatly denied.

Tlokwe candidates campaign undaunted

2013-09-17 18:12

Campaigning ahead of by-elections in Tlokwe, North West, has continued despite uncertainty about whether they would go ahead as planned.

ANC is in retreat - Mazibuko

2013-09-16 17:11
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DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has told students at Mangosuthu University of Technology that the ANC was scared of imminent change in its support.

Hawks must continue Maphetle probe - MEC

2013-09-12 20:42

The Hawks should be allowed to continue investigating allegations against former Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle, North West Local Government MEC Mamketse Tlhape says.

UCDP Tlokwe candidates defect to the ANC

2013-09-04 22:32

Six United Christian Democratic Party candidates in the Tlokwe by-election have joined the ANC.

ANC puts Tlokwe under the spotlight

2013-08-26 14:50

The North West ANC's provincial executive committee is discussing its position on 14 formerly expelled Tlokwe councillors ahead of by-elections next month.

ANC loses support in North West

2013-08-08 17:20

The ANC has lost voter support in the North West, but made gains in two Western Cape wards in the municipal by-elections.

Tlokwe voting closes

2013-08-07 22:19

Voting in the Ward Nine by-election in Tlokwe, Potchefstroom, has closed, with provisional and official results expected later.

Claims of racism at Tlokwe by-elections

2013-08-07 19:18

Tempers have flared and there has been name-calling among rival parties in the Tlokwe Ward 9 by-election in North West.

Tlokwe showdown

2013-08-06 22:18
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The Tlokwe by-election is already seeing political parties throwing punches even before residents have had the chance to cast their votes.

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