The parliamentary opposition perceives Mashinini as being too close to the president and thus finds his appointment worrying.
The IEC’s plans to have its lease deal set aside has those familiar with the details of the deal divided: will they succeed or incur further costs?
After the public protector found a procurement process "grossly irregular", a company is suing the IEC for damages for not being awarded the contract.
Tlakula's successor must be committed to placing the interests of the country ahead of personal or partisan considerations.
Facts about Pansy Tlakula's role in the botched IEC lease deal spun wildly out of control. Tlakula clarifies the facts in this exclusive interview.
Pansy Tlakula has handed in her resignation over a botched leasing deal, leaving a vacuum at the top of the Independent Electoral Commission.
The Independent Electoral Commission has not groomed a successor to Pansy Tlakula and the parties want someone who can be trusted to be objective.
Forget the botched lease deal. This is the story of the botched career of a woman who could have been great, writes Verashni Pillay.
IEC chairperson Pansy Thakula has applied to the Constitutional Court against her proposed dismissal, which followed a public protector report.
President Jacob Zuma has granted IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's request for a special leave of absence.
The Electoral Court has recommended that the National Assembly should remove Pansy Tlakula from her position due to misconduct.
Judgment in the case against IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has been reserved after the court heard she made an "honest mistake".
Five political parties calling for the removal of Pansy Tlakula say the track record of the IEC chairperson could make her inapt for her position.
IEC chair Pansy Tlakula's counsel has argued that she cannot be punished for misconduct before her appointment, but the prosecution has disputed this.
Unfazed by a decline in voters, ANC president Jacob Zuma expressed delight that the majority of South African have returned the party to power.
IEC chair Pansy Tlakula has announced that 13 parties won seats in the National Assembly in this year's elections with the ANC taking 249 seats.
A strategic vote seems to be on everybody’s mind with elections less than 24 hours away. Expect a number of ANC voters to be conflicted at the polls.