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.

Will freshly manicured nails really disqualify you from voting at #SAElections2019?

2019-05-07 15:48

A 3-day old manicure almost cost this Cape Town resident her vote. We look into what this might mean for other women in South Africa.

Turnout at voter registration stations commended by CoGTA minister, ANC

2019-01-27 20:00

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Zweli Mkhize has commended the turnout of potential voters who went to register at the 22 935 registration stations this weekend.

'We are ANC, DA, EFF!' Registering to vote for the first time

2019-01-26 22:21

Sharon-Lee Williams registered to vote for the first time. For others in her position this would usually be a rather nondescript, bureaucratic event, to be sorted out in a few minutes. But Williams found herself in the midst of the DA's campaign maelstrom.

WATCH: Malema 100% behind coalitions, but only with parties backing EFF's land policy

2019-01-26 18:40

Economic Freedom Fighter's leader Julius Malema says that while his party is happy to enter into coalitions, its land policy is not up for debate.

Helen Zille wants you to stop paying taxes - this is why

2019-01-26 14:27

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has threatened that if those implicated in the state capture inquiry aren't jailed in a reasonable time, she would organise a tax revolt.

Only 0.6% of voting stations affected by community protests, says IEC

2019-01-26 13:22

The Independent Electoral Commission has confirmed that only 140 voting stations have been affected by sporadic community protests countrywide.

Convincing the youth to vote will be key for political parties in 2019

2018-03-12 10:24

Political parties got off to a good start this weekend showing what they have to offer in return for a vote in the forthcoming 2019 elections, writes Ralph Mathekga.

WATCH: Woman snubs Mantashe's flyer drop

The ANC's Gwede Mantashe handed out several flyers at Bree Street taxi rank. One woman refused a pamphlet encouraging her to vote.

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The 20 million that got away: The mourning after the elections

2019-05-19 07:00

South African voter absenteeism must be understood first and foremost as strategic, informed and intended. Their absence is by no means a sign of apathy, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Don't despair if you missed voter registration this weekend, but hurry

2019-01-27 22:00

Don't despair if you didn't make it to a voting station by 17:00 on Sunday, you can still check your details or register. But you will have to be quick.

Political leaders in final nationwide push to get people to register to vote

2019-01-27 13:04

As the final day for voter registration dawned on Sunday, political leaders readied themselves to hit the campaign trail all over the country, including some hometown and church visits.

Despite some incidents, ANC pleased with voter registration

2019-01-26 20:48

While there have been incidents reported during the voter registration weekend, the vast majority of voting stations remained peaceful and productive, says the ANC.

Voter registration: Police deployed in Vuwani as tensions rise

2019-01-26 16:39

Residents are demanding that their area be returned under the Makhado Local Municipality jurisdiction.

News24 journalist mugged while covering voter registration

2019-01-26 13:35

A News24 journalist was mugged and robbed of his camera in Mitchells Plain on Saturday while covering the voter registration drive in Cape Town.

You can change your voter registration details online in under five minutes - here's how

2019-01-22 15:52

You can check registration status or update your details online - we gave it a try, and it took less than five minutes to get it done.

The youth vote could topple the ANC

2017-06-21 08:36

The 1976 Soweto uprising taught us that young people can change history. The numbers suggest that can happen again if the youth show up for the next election, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

75 000 special votes so far - IEC

2014-04-16 14:33

Just over 75 000 applications for special votes have been approved so far, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said.

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