Qaanitah Hunter | Despondent, disinterested: Voter registration numbers are nothing to crow about

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Solly Msimanga, the DA's Gauteng Provincial Leader, putting up voter registration posters in Tshwane earlier this year.
Solly Msimanga, the DA's Gauteng Provincial Leader, putting up voter registration posters in Tshwane earlier this year.
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The government and the IEC should not be patting themselves on the back for the voter registration numbers. Qaanitah Hunter writes it is concerning that young voters are not interested in making their mark.

In what world does the Cabinet live? 

On Thursday, the Cabinet issued a statement, in which it commended the 1.7 million first-time voters who registered during the voter registration weekend of 18 and 19 September. 

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