The IFP has won a ward seat from the ANC in Albert Luthuli municipality in a Mpumalanga by-election, IEC results have shown.
The Electoral Court has ordered the by-election of a KwaZulu-Natal ward be postponed to allow a former ANC candidate to run as an independent.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi believes the IFP's by-election victory in President Jacob Zuma's hometown of Nkandla is a significant milestone for the party.
Sabotage, falling-outs and electricity outages ensured that it was an interesting week of local politics.
The African National Congress won the majority of wards in the national by-elections held on Thursday, the party said.
The Democratic Alliance has won a long-held ANC ward in Stellenbosch in a by-election, the Independent Electoral Commission confirmed on Thursday.
The ANC won 10 of the 14 seats at stake in this week's municipal by-elections, including three from the IFP, the IEC said on Thursday.
The IFP and the ANC each won three wards in by-elections in KwaZulu-Natal, the Independent Electoral Commission said on Thursday.
The Congress of the People made history last week when it notched its first real by-election victory since its formation
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is celebrating after the Electoral Court declared the results of a by-election in the province's Imbabazane area invalid.
Voters turned out in large numbers on Tuesday in a tense by-election that is seen as a key test for the Malaysia's new prime minister.
African National Congress Youth League president Julius Malema on Thursday declined nomination for a seat in Parliament, the league said.
The African National Congress triumphed in 23 of the 27 wards contested in six provinces in Wednesday's by-election.
The ANC on Thursday asked the Constitutional Court to invalidate the 12 by-elections their candidates were excluded from in the Western Cape.