Elections 2021: What happens now that the DA has lost its ConCourt bid? We answer six pressing questions

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
A voter is processed during a by-election in Johannesburg earlier this year.
A voter is processed during a by-election in Johannesburg earlier this year.
Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images via Getty Image

The Constitutional Court held the door open for future legal challenges to the Electoral Commission of South Africa's (IEC) decision to extend the cut-off date to register candidates for the upcoming local government elections.

"We put the IEC on notice that we are going to watch them like hawks," DA leader John Steenhuisen said at a media briefing shortly after the ConCourt handed down its judgment on Monday morning.

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Facebook is facing a fresh crisis after a former employee turned whistle-blower leaked internal company research. Do you still use Facebook?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, the benefits outweigh the risk for me
32% - 2531 votes
No, I have deleted it
38% - 2994 votes
Yes, but I am considering deleting it
31% - 2447 votes
Vote
Rand - Dollar
14.57
+1.1%
Rand - Pound
20.08
+0.6%
Rand - Euro
16.98
+0.9%
Rand - Aus dollar
10.88
+0.2%
Rand - Yen
0.13
+1.1%
Gold
1,770.77
+0.3%
Silver
23.85
+2.8%
Palladium
2,092.00
+3.5%
Platinum
1,044.00
+0.5%
Brent Crude
84.33
-0.6%
Top 40
60,320
-0.1%
All Share
66,912
-0.0%
Resource 10
64,002
-0.5%
Industrial 25
84,631
+0.6%
Financial 15
13,990
-0.4%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE