This leads to the possibility that the elections will not be held within the constitutionally stipulated five-year interval, as the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) needs a strict 24-month timetable to organise a free, fair and credible poll Photo: Gallo Images/Die Burger/Jaco Marais
The deadline for the electoral reform, which was ordered by the Constitutional Court two years ago, is a little more than a week away, but little has been done to bring the new law to fruition. Now, desperate attempts are being made to get an extension to the deadline, but there is fierce opposition to this.
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