2019 vs 2014: What the numbers tell us about the general elections

2019-05-12 07:23

With the 2019 national elections declared free and fair, News24 takes a look at how this year's elections compares to the previous general polls in 2014.

Minimal change in Eastern Cape as ANC takes strong lead, UDM loses support

2019-05-09 14:54

While votes continue to be counted across the country, in the Eastern Cape, the ANC commands a resounding, and seemingly ascendant, majority with 68.81% or 683 754 of the votes counted thus far going to the party.

Would you like to ask Mmusi Maimane a question? Here's your chance!

2019-05-05 13:44

We're opening News24 up to the leaders of various political parties so that our audience can engage with them directly. Here's how you can get involved.

Elections fever: Politicians answer your questions; party leaders on coalitions; and battles in court

2019-05-02 20:37

GOOD's aunty Pat and Cope's Dennis Bloem sat in News24's hot seat answering questions from you, Why the New Nation Movement is asking the Constitutional Court to postpone May 8 election, and We give you a chance to ask UDM anything.

United Democratic Movement

2019-04-24 08:24

The UDM is a firm believer in the idea of ubuntu. It believes in putting people first and working "social reform". The party believes in inclusive growth and pro-poor economic growth.

Election campaigns fail to answer the question on all South Africans' minds

2019-04-18 10:15

South Africans don't need any more criticism of the Zuma years. They have long critiqued that period while the ANC was pontificating about "collective responsibility", writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

NMB Mayor Bobani faces another motion of no confidence

2019-04-02 05:44

The Patriotic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay has tabled another motion of no confidence in Mayor Mongameli Bobani, who it says can't be "trusted" in office.

Ramaphosa knows SA doesn't trust 'foolish' ANC - Holomisa

2019-02-16 18:38

Special courts to investigate and prosecute those in the public and private sector involved in corruption will become a reality if the UDM should come to power, says the party’s president Bantu Holomisa.

Bobani set to face motion of no confidence amid fraud allegations

2018-10-31 18:58

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani is set to face a motion of no confidence.

Forensic investigation reveals how Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality hired litter pickers without following due process

2018-10-12 15:01

A forensic investigation into the alleged irregular appointment of litter pickers at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has revealed that the acting director of waste management did not follow due process.


ANC retains Eastern Cape with more than two thirds majorirty

2019-05-11 13:10

The ANC has bagged 68.74% of the vote, but support for the party has dropped from 70.09% in 2014.

'One-party dominance breeds corruption', not good for democracy - Holomisa casts his vote

2019-05-08 12:08

Speaking out against one-party dominance, United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa says any support that the ANC loses would be good for the country.

Would you like to ask the IFP a question? Here's your chance!

2019-05-05 13:08

We're opening News24 up to the leaders of various political parties so that our audience can engage with them directly. Here's how you can get involved.

Elections 2019: Know your party

2019-04-25 14:15

Still don't know who to vote for on May 8? News24 has compiled easy-to-read and concise profiles of all the major parties contesting the upcoming elections.

Party funding: Just one political party reveals donation but others unwilling to go public

2019-04-22 22:49

Even though political parties have been preaching transparency, most parties remain unwilling to declare their funders to the electorate voluntarily.

May 8 election make or break for IFP, UDM, FF+, Cope and ACDP

2019-04-15 05:01

Most pollsters agree that there are thousands of votes still up for grabs, something the "other five" will try to capitalise on as we enter the last three weeks of campaigns, writes Adriaan Basson.

Hands off Uitenhage land invaders, says Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Bobani

2019-03-01 16:02

A land occupation in Khayelitsha, Uitenhage, which started a month ago had seen over 200 shacks erected, GroundUp reports.

Ramaphosa, Mboweni insult the nation with nine wasted years comments - Holomisa

2019-02-05 22:54

President Cyril Ramaphosa's assertion that the Zuma administration amounted to nine wasted years, clearly hasn't absolved him in the eyes of opposition leaders.

Holomisa: Matjila must be suspended for the sake of the PIC inquiry's credibility

2018-10-18 22:13

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has called for the suspension of the PIC CEO Dan Matjila following a decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to institute a commission of inquiry into the veracity of allegations of impropriety at the state-owned asset manager.

Trollip predicts ANC-UDM govt's demise in Nelson Mandela Bay

2018-10-01 21:56

"If you give someone enough rope, they'll hang themselves," says ousted DA mayor of the metro Athol Trollip.

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