I spoke out strongly against DA's approach to elections - Steenhuisen

2019-11-18 19:46

Newly elected DA leader John Steenhuisen says he warned the party that its message ahead of the 2019 elections was not working, but was instead told internal polls showed otherwise.

Dawie Scholtz: SA is realigning politically and these by-elections prove it

2019-09-20 06:00

South Africa is in the process of a political realignment. The prevailing trend in this realignment is the growth of the extremes in our politics at the expense of our more centrist parties.

Friday Briefing: SA's self-imposed economic crisis

2019-08-22 23:33

National Treasury has been warning us for years: our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.

ANALYSIS: A look back at the election shows dangerous signs of 'insiders' and 'outsiders'

2019-08-15 05:00

The general election in South Africa in May conveyed mixed messages: one was that democracy is maturing, the other that it is failing.

FF Plus claims victory as Andile Mngxitama's BLF delisted as political party

2019-07-15 15:41

The FF Plus' issue with the BLF stems from its constitution that only allows black people to join the party.


2019-06-26 11:30

Indications are that the 2019 general elections delivered a damp squib, says Solly Moeng.

DA welcomes Electoral Court ruling, calls IEC 'inconsistent and lethargic'

2019-06-21 14:16

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the Electoral Court's decision to set aside the Electoral Commission of SA's decision on what has become known as the De Lille telemarketing case.


Mozambique poll observer killed in ruling party stronghold

2019-10-07 19:47

A Mozambique poll observer was shot dead on Monday in a ruling party stronghold, the latest killing in the run-up to next week's elections, a monitoring group said.

Friday Briefing: Gavin Watson and the violent death of a state capture don

2019-08-29 17:37

The dramatic and shocking events of Monday with Bosasa supremo Gavin Watson's untimely and violent death gave the whole sordid saga around the controversial Krugersdorp company its most unexpected twist yet.

DA loses out to Freedom Front Plus in by-election

2019-07-11 15:21

The Freedom Front Plus is continuing to frustrate the Democratic Alliance, taking a seat from the party in a North West by-election.

If we continue with these systems, we'll be acting 'irresponsibly' - IEC chair's sobering admission

2019-07-08 14:58

IEC chairperson Glen Mashinini has admitted that its current voter verification system is so outdated that it will not survive another election – and he has hinted that it will be updated before the 2021 local government elections.

Solly Moeng: SA's great post-election anticlimax

2019-06-26 05:00

Contrary to all the pre-electoral promises and expectations, indications are that the 2019 general elections delivered a perfect damp squib, says Solly Moeng.

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