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Local government elections: Covid-19 adds to IEC’s challenges

The Independent Electoral Commission wants to prevent a repeat of the voting irregularity complaints that occurred during the last LGE

Forensic science: The danger of relying on a single piece of evidence

Is the evidence used to convict criminals always based on sufficient facts or data? Leletu Tonisi from the Wits Justice Project examines some of the flaws in the system

IEC all set for ‘super Wednesday’ by-elections

By-elections on super Wednesday are due to go ahead as scheduled this week. The electoral commission told the media that it is now ready for the elections, which have been put on hold since March.

Eskom cancels dodgy R100m tender linked to Mabuza’s niece

An internal investigation revealed ‘irregularities’ in the process of awarding the contract

IEC ready for elections despite budget and Covid setbacks

The Electoral Commission of South Africa said next year's local government elections will go ahead despite the pandemic as it has plans in place to keep employees and voters safe

VW engineer, visionary and Pïech of work

When the brilliant automobile engineer died, he left behind a legacy tainted with scandal

IEC deregisters BLF, upholds ATM’s status

The electoral commission has stripped Black First Land First of its status as a political party, but rejected an appeal against the ATM

IEC rejects court threat from small parties

The IEC has written to the lawyers of the 27 smaller parties who reported election irregularities, saying their demands were unreasonable and unlawful

IEC intent on announcing final results on Saturday

The Mail & Guardian understands parties are set to receive a presentation on an audit over double votes on Saturday

Small parties send lawyer’s letter to the IECSouth Africa

The 27 parties says the reports of irregularities during voting could not be attributed to "isolated incidents"

IEC fields elections integrity queries

The IEC said it would be conducting an audit of votes cast at a sample of voting stations to establish whether double voting did, in fact, occur.

IEC audit may delay release of poll results

The Electoral Commission of South Africa is conducting an audit of voting stations where individuals may have voted twice

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