- IFP says New Freedom Party an 'ANC clone'
The ANC-NFP coalition signalled a "dark day for democracy in KwaZulu-Natal," the IFP said on Monday.
- Voting's over, now let the horse trading begin
The African National Congress and the National Freedom Party will hold coalition talks on Monday afternoon in Durban.
- IEC: So long, and thanks for all the votes
Independent Electoral Commission chairperson Brigalia Bam on Saturday declared the 2011 local government elections to be free and fair.
- Take a bow, South African voters
Voter turnout for the local government elections was the highest to date, IEC chief electoral officer Pansy Tlakula said on Saturday.
- Cope down, but not out
Congress of the People president Mosiuoa Lekota said he was satisfied with his party's performance in the local government elections.
- Burn down Mandela Bay newspaper, cries ex-PE mayor
Former PE mayor Nceba Faku has called on ANC supporters to burn down the city's Herald newspaper, during the party's election victory celebrations.
- Vavi says DA hasn't eaten into ANC's core
ANC voters have not crossed to the DA, despite an increase in the opposition party's share of the votes, said Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi on Friday.
- ANC wins Jo'burg with 59% of votes
The African National Congress won control of the Johannesburg Metro, receiving more than 1,2-million votes, the IEC confirmed on Friday.
- Wild card NFP upsets KZN power dynamic
The new NFP party in KZN has surprised even itself by gaining a share of the province's votes big enough to trigger some frenetic horse-trading.
- The changing political landscape
Political parties' fortunes have waxed and waned in the past five years. We've contrasted some of the 2011 poll's trends with the 2006 results.