Elections

May 13, 2019

How did the ANC make such grounds in the strife-torn North West?

Despite internal strife and widespread service delivery protests, the ANC in the North West surpassed its expectations in its elections performance.
May 11, 2019

Ramaphosa celebrates election results, ‘the vibrancy of our democracy’

After wrestling back the confidence of South Africans and managing to win Wednesday’s national and provincial elections, President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed that now the ANC has a greater appreciation of former president Nelson Mandela’s sentiments:
May 11, 2019

People’s confidence in the ANC is on the rise: Duarte

The ANC’s showing in the recently concluded national and provincial elections is proof that South Africans have regained their trust in the ruling party.
May 11, 2019

The rise of the FF+ surprised even it. Its trump card? Expropriation

The Eastern Cape’s provincial leader of the Freedom Front Plus has attributed some of the party’s upward trajectory to calls by many to expropriate land without compensation.
May 11, 2019

Counting still not done: SA awaits the results of 40 Gauteng districts

With 97.6% of the votes counted by 10pm on Friday, the Electoral Commission expected to complete vote counting by midnight. However, on Saturday morning at 7.30am, only 99.8 %of the votes had been captured.
May 10, 2019

No double votes, those arrested ‘merely attempted’ – police

All 22 people who have been arrested in connection with allegedly attempting to vote more than once in Wednesday’s national and political elections were arrested before they were able to contaminate the polls by casting their votes for the second tim
May 10, 2019

Liberation doesn’t mean much to the youth: Magashule justifies ANC’s slump

The reason why the ANC is not commanding resounding numbers in national and provincial polls is because South Africa’s citizenry is no longer enticed by the fact that the ANC liberated the country from apartheid.
May 10, 2019

ANC retains Northern Cape but loses ground to opposition parties

Counting has concluded in the Northern Cape and the ANC, although it took a serious knock, has still managed to retain the province.
May 10, 2019

Maimane still resolute that he is the right man for the job despite DA slip

There have been murmurs subsequent to the Democratic Alliance’s poor showing in this week’s polls that some within the party were plotting their leader Mmusi Maimane’s swift exit.
May 10, 2019

The youth vote isn’t about interest. It’s about social integration

Participation of the youth in the May 8 elections was one of the main focuses of the electoral commission in a campaign launched to appeal to young people and encourage them to re
May 10, 2019

Mabe: ‘Smaller parties should trust IEC processes’

The ANC’s Pule Mabe has urged political parties calling for a rerun of this week’s national and provincial elections to proceed with caution.
May 10, 2019

Mabuyane-led ANC keeps Eastern Cape with 69% of the votes

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has retained its majority in the provincial legislature after the May 8 general elections.
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June 16 2019