Outa joins ConCourt bid to change electoral system to allow independent candidates to run

2019-08-14 11:49

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has applied to the Constitutional Court for permission to join the New Nation Movement NPC and others in a case calling for electoral reform.

Our obsession with the ANC is killing us

2019-08-06 08:07

Our obsession with the ANC is keeping us from engaging about what is really important. We fail deliberately in rescuing the public dialogue, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks

2019-07-30 05:33

Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning.

Motlanthe refuses to lead investigation into formation of small parties

2019-07-11 19:02

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe declined to head the investigation into allegations surrounding the formation of smaller parties, the ANC has confirmed.

Optimism after elections lifts trade conditions in May

2019-06-12 11:31

Trade conditions, although weak, improved in May and the market expects economic conditions and business climate to lift in the short to medium term.

Is this a new dawn for women in politics?

2019-05-27 17:24

The increase in number of women in Parliament, while slight and delayed, could be a welcomed chapter for South African politics.

Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show

2019-05-20 05:21

Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected.

While voter turnout was low, new numbers show there was massive online interest in the elections

2019-05-16 14:03

News24 received a whopping 10.3 million unique browsers in the week of the election - three times more than its competitors.

WATCH: 'Love will win' - Rahul Gandhi jabs PM Modi after voting in India elections in Delhi

2019-05-12 12:43

Rahul Gandhi ditched his high-security vehicle and instead, chose to walk down from his home in central Delhi to the polling booth to cast his vote in the sixth round of the national election.

WATCH LIVE: Ace Magashule on phone bugging: 'It wasn't the right time to raise my concerns'

All the latest news and analysis from the Electoral Commission of SA's national results centre in Pretoria. Watch live.

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AS IT HAPPENED: Democratic Alliance briefing on state of local governments

2019-08-07 12:00

The Democratic Alliance has briefed the media on the state of governance in local DA-run municipalities, particularly Kouga and Midvaal, three years on from the 2016 local government elections.

We need elections where ideas count for more than money

2019-08-06 05:00

South Africa needs clear laws to force political parties to reveal the sources of funding, otherwise our democracy will be enslaved by corporate sponsors and cronyism, ultimately cheapening our political process, writes Rich Mkhondo.

ANC and DA both 'winners' in Joburg by-elections

2019-07-25 15:57

The ANC and the Democratic Alliance have both expressed their happiness about the results of the municipal by-elections.

EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls

2019-06-16 15:18

European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections.

OPINION: The rainbow nation need not be a childish daydream

2019-06-02 18:34

South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege, says Khulekani Magubane.

Egypt blast | Europe protests: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-20 10:39

South Africans injured in Egypt blast | Thousands march in European protests; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH THEM NOW.

Cellphones, R1-million salaries, free flights and airport parking - these are some of the perks awaiting new MPs

2019-05-17 06:29

All members of parliament earn a minimum salary of R1.1 million a year.

If Twitter was a country, the EFF would have beaten the ANC in the elections

2019-05-13 10:56

The EFF’s support is hugely exaggerated on social media.

Parties’ bravado fades

2019-05-10 15:21

KwaZulu-Natal political parties were last night on tenterhooks as vote-counting in the province continued until late on Thursday evening, with no clear winner having emerged in polls dogged by claims of double-voting.

WATCH LIVE: Mmusi Maimane addresses IEC results centre floor

DA leader Mmusi Maimane addresses the IEC results centre floor as final results stream in at the ROC in Pretoria. Watch live.

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