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.

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.

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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