ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTIONS 2016

By-elections around the country running smoothly - IEC

2016-11-09 19:16

The IEC is staging by-elections in six provinces, including three in KwaZulu-Natal districts where councillors have been gunned down in the run-up to local government elections four months ago.

Most ANC branches reject calls for early elective conference - Kodwa

2016-09-30 16:20

ANC branches have overwhelmingly rejected calls for an early elective conference, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says.

We want Joburg and Tshwane back - ANC's Mkhize

2016-09-07 08:54

ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has appeased ratings agencies, saying there is no reason why the ANC should have a problem of policy between now and 2019.

Definitive 2016 SA election guide: RW Johnson on what results actually mean

2016-08-22 22:00

In this definitive election guide, RW Johnson unpacks the details and draws some fascinating and surprising conclusions about the long-anticipated local elections.

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Local councils must serve all, not only party backers

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WATCH: The pros and cons of minority governments

Minority governments make for instability but help reach consensus, argues this expert.

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Msimanga allays job loss fears (except for saboteurs)

Following elections as Mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga says jobs are safe.

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Too soon? EFF cheers DA's Msimanga in Tshwane

EFF members in Tshwane cheer for DA mayoral candidate Solly Msimanga.

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AS IT HAPPENED: the EFF briefing on coalitions

Watch as EFF leader Julius Malema announces his party's take on coalitions.

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What will it take to revive Brand ANC?

2016-08-10 07:02

For its own sake, the ANC should sit out its punishment in the naughty corner of opposition benches in key Metros, says Solly Moeng.

 

3 by-elections for KZN this week after murders of candidates

2016-11-06 20:41

Three by-elections are due to be held in KwaZulu-Natal this week, following the murders of three ward councillor candidates before the local government elections.

ANC apologises for misusing image of actress during election campaign

2016-09-13 19:43

The ANC has publicly apologised to actress Vatiswa Ndara after using her image as part of its campaign for the 2016 local government elections.

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Here's what you need to know about Occupy Luthuli House

Get crib notes on what happened at the ANC's headquarters, and why it matters.

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ANALYSIS: Minority partnerships a 'test' for 2019

Amanda Gouws argues minority parties will test out partnerships in local government.

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ICYMI: Hecklers drown parts of Msimanga's victory speech

Disgruntled councillors heckle Mayor of Tshwane Solly Msimanga during his first speech.

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WATCH: Solly Msimanga on ANC critics, EFF allies

Solly Msimanga speaks politics in Tshwane, following his election as mayor.

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WATCH: Here's what local government should do for you

Millions of South Africans have voted for their local governments. Now what?

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Newly instated Mayor Athol Trollip gives first speech

New Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Athol Trollip delivers his first speech.

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Malema: Jesus has come to Marikana

Julius Malema says the EFF has always been with the people of Marikana.

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Govt sticks to spending discipline, economic reforms

2016-08-08 18:37

National Treasury has moved to soothe concerns by ratings agencies about government spending and populist policies, following the local government elections.

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