2019-05-17 12:59

Terry Bell: How the 'gatvol' factor was in full play at the polls

If the results of the 2019 general election showed anything, it was the cry for a real alternative, writes Terry Bell.

2019-05-17 05:21

Increase in disinformation leading up to elections not enough to destabilise it - MMA

Media Monitoring Africa says there didn't appear to be a deliberate strategy of disinformation campaigning in the runup...

2019-05-16 20:13

ANC Western Cape's Jacobs calls for unity after 'worst-ever provincial election performance'

In an extensive and frank post on Facebook (which an ANC provincial spokesperson shared with the media), ANC Western...

2019-05-16 19:30

ELECTIONS BRIEFS: Will FF Plus be AfriForum's parliamentary wing?

The explosion of support for the Freedom Front Plus – albeit from a small base – has arguably been one of the most...

2019-05-16 20:42

All you need to know about the presidential inauguration logistics

The presidential inauguration of Cyril Ramaphosa at Loftus Versveld Stadium in Tshwane will have at least 32 000...

2019-05-16 17:10

Malema reiterates: 'DA should let us run Tshwane'

The EFF will try to convince the DA that the red berets should take over the City of Tshwane, says party leader Julius...

2019-05-16 15:59

DA's Ngwenya declines seat in Parly amid emerging ideological rift: 'I don't want to engage in a discussion'

One of the leading neo-liberals in the DA, Gwen Ngwenya, has declined to take up her seat in the National Assembly...

2019-05-16 14:53

Most voters satisfied following elections, survey finds

Voters are generally highly satisfied with their voting experience in the 2019 national and provincial elections and...

2019-05-16 12:31

ELECTIONS BRIEFS: The EFF will have to grow up if it wants to change SA

The EFF has been going full tilt since it was established in 2014, blowing up parliamentary convention, shaping a new...

2019-05-16 08:48

The sixth Parliament: Out with the old, in with the new

Some of the things that give Parliament its own specific flavour are some of the characters involved – those MPs who...

2019-05-15 22:55

5 controversial ANC members who are heading to Parliament

The Electoral Commission of South Africa officially handed over the list of 830 elective representatives headed to...

2019-05-16 05:00

ELECTIONS BRIEFS: Why the much-vaunted DA shot blanks

Two days before last week's election it seemed like the DA might just manage to pull this one out of the fire. But as...

2019-05-15 20:05

SEE: These are the people who will represent you in Parliament, provincial legislatures

These are the 830 officials who will be representing you in Parliament and the provincial legislatures.

2019-05-16 05:00

Congratulations to the people of South Africa for the strength of your democracy!

Whether in Brussels, Pretoria or Berlin, we face many challenges when it comes to elections. Voter participation is a...

2019-05-15 19:42

Chief Justice Mogoeng reminds SA: 'Power is dangerous'

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the 2019 general election marked a turning point in the history of South Africa,...

2019-05-15 17:40

Top ANC Western Cape official suspended as Survé's Sekunjalo donation remains unpaid

The controversy over the Sekunjalo group's donation to the Western Cape ANC took a surprise turn on Wednesday.

2019-05-15 14:46

ELECTIONS BRIEFS: Make no mistake, the ANC is in deep trouble

The ANC is in deep trouble. It has suffered its biggest drop in support since the coming of democracy and its...

2019-05-15 05:00

The elections offered little to be inspired by. South Africans deserve better

Politics have become uninspiring and the majority of politicians uninspired. Many are there for all the wrong reasons...

2019-05-15 11:02

How did land impact on the elections? Political parties overlapped more than we think

One of the biggest land reform failures of the past 25 years is the state's inability to pass legislation pertaining to...

2019-05-14 21:52

De Lille set to have a GOOD time in Parliament

GOOD leader Patricia de Lille will head to the National Assembly, joined by her confidante Shaun August, to take up the...

2019-05-14 20:34

'Dis mos jou mense': FF Plus keeps it in the FFamily

In keeping with one of the promises on its election posters - Dis mos jou mense [It's your people] - the FF Plus's much...

2019-05-14 18:56

Cope denies reports of Lekota's removal, insists 'AfriForum not our friends'

Cope leaders claim they are unaware of any intention to call for a motion of no-confidence in the party's president...

2019-05-14 16:18

ANCWL wish: A female speaker for Parliament and a post for Bathabile Dlamini

The ANC Women's League wants the next speaker of Parliament to be a woman and more women in President's Cyril...

2019-05-14 14:46

Demographics and disappointment: Dawie Scholtz's complete election post-mortem

Something in the electoral calculus this year drove down ANC and DA support; and drove up EFF and FF+ support. How did...