How ANC bartered to save the elections

On 27 August the ANC was left with few options after the party failed to meet the deadline to register candidates for the local government elections with the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC). 

The party’s leaders came up with several plans. One, which they made public, was to approach the electoral court and request that it compel the IEC to reopen and extend its candidate registration for an extra two days. 

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Lizeka Tandwa
Lizeka Tandwa
Lizeka Tandwa is a political journalist with a keen interest in local government.
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