local government elections

 
Were the 2016 local government elections the beginning of 'politics by consent'?
Were the 2016 local government elections the beginning of 'politics by consent'?
Despite the legacy issues that continue to plague the ANC, the outcomes of the 2016 municipal elections mark a massive shift facing South Africans....
How South Africa's metropoles rose up in revolt against the ANC on August 3
How South Africa's metropoles rose up in revolt against the ANC on August 3
The major metropolitan cities in South Africa rose up in revolt on August 3...
Bumpy political ride ahead: What the EFF's coalition refusal means for South Africa
Bumpy political ride ahead: What the EFF's coalition refusal means for South Africa
South Africa’s radical opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will not be going into a...
Malema says the EFF won't form coalitions, but will support DA in hung metros
Malema says the EFF won't form coalitions, but will support DA in hung metros
The ANC and DA are both parties which protect white capital. This was the message firmly delivered by Julius Malema when he briefed the...
Zuma escapes the chop again as ANC leaders refuse to blame poor performance on No 1
Zuma escapes the chop again as ANC leaders refuse to blame poor performance on No 1
The ANC has once again missed the opportunity to take tough action against President Jacob Zuma despite internal surveys showing his many scandals,...
De Lille, Smit re-elected as City of Cape Town gets down to business
De Lille, Smit re-elected as City of Cape Town gets down to business
The new City of Cape Town council got straight down to business with the re-election of Dirk Smit and Patricia de Lille to the position of speaker...
A tale of two elections: SA, Zambia’s anointed leaders face very different challenges
A tale of two elections: SA, Zambia’s anointed leaders face very different challenges
Watching the South African metro elections from Zambia, in the final week of its own national election campaign, was a sobering...
​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change
​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change
GOVERNANCEThere is a widely circulated — but wrong — perception that the opposition parties have defeated the ANC in the 2016...
Local elections 2016 show that South Africa’s women continue to play second fiddle
Local elections 2016 show that South Africa’s women continue to play second fiddle
Three events converge in August in South Africa: the 60th anniversary of the march by women to the
Dear white South Africa: Keep calm ... and shut up!
Dear white South Africa: Keep calm ... and shut up!
We the South African voters have spoken in the local government election, and we said many different things. Let’s give votes and cities (in part or...

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