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IEC can’t investigate political parties that do not declare funding – until you complain

Only two political parties made funding declarations this past quarter, spurring calls for a relook at the Political Party Funding Act

How security fell to pieces in July

KZN police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi took no prisoners as he accused former defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula of perjury at hearings into the unrest

LGE 2021: IEC making strides in reaching target of 90% counted ballots

Northern Cape leads in the vote counting with 89% of its results already completed

Eskom implements load-shedding; IEC says it won’t affect vote counting

Eskom has announced that stage two load-shedding will be implemented from 4pm on Tuesday afternoon until 5am on Wednesday morning.

LGE 2021: Thousands turned away, but IEC says it is not to blame

The IEC came out guns blazing on Tuesday, despite thousands of voters who had registered in September being turned away because of technical glitches

New technology not to blame for low voter turnout – IEC

The electoral commission acknowledged tech hiccups, but said the biggest problem was the limited time frame it had in which to organise the elections

So far so good, IEC says on elections

Electoral body says this year’s local government vote got off to a fairly good start

IEC vows to deliver free and fair elections on Monday

A government statement on Monday said millions of South Africans had already heeded the call to cast their vote and that the vibrant atmosphere at voting stations around the country “is encouraging”

Mashaba accuses IEC of ‘sabotage’ as legal battle looms

Action SA leader Herman Mashaba has made a scathing attack on the election body, intimating it appeared hell bent on impeding the party’s hopes at the polls

Action SA set to take the IEC to court over ballot papers

Action SA is planning to take the IEC to court after it failed to undertake to address its concerns over the draft ballot papers for the local government elections

DA insists IEC favoured the ANC after Constitutional Court dismisses application

The apex court’s dismissal of the Democratic Alliance’s application to declare reopening candidate registration unlawful came as no surprise

Ramaphosa hails IEC lifeline, trumpets basic income grant

The ANC president said the basic income grant should be cost effective and subject to long-term affordability

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