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IEC anticipated smooth start to polls despite hiccups

Some 26.7-million voters, 22 924 voting stations, 189 000 volunteers and over 60-million national and provincial ballot papers will be in play

Ballot boxes found in Limpopo, IEC investigating – Mashinini

The IEC is also facing a labour dispute, with workers demanding more pay and threatening to down tools on May 8

Final rallying call before the polls

It’s all systems go as parties consolidate their campaigns ahead of next week’s election

ANC rejects public’s list objections

The decision by the electoral commission will make or break the party’s voting trajectory

IEC stays calm in the face of chaos

The chief electoral officer’s years of experience  will help ensure citizens’ choices are honoured

Load-shedding a concern for 2019 poll

A power outage during the counting process could place the process at risk and at worst, compromise the credibility of the election

Dagga Party wants to #HotboxTheHouse as it aims to contest elections

​The Dagga Party needs to raise a hefty R200 000 registration free to contest the 2019 elections

Elections set for May, final registration weekend in January — IEC

The 2019 elections will take place in May 8, 15, 22, or 29 while the final voter registration weekend is set for the end of January, the IEC says

Party funding regulator trips up over costs

Implementing the system and finding money to pay staff could take longer than anticipated

IEC will get an upgrade for ‘robust’ 2019 elections

​The Electoral Commission needs major tech upgrades to be ready for 'robust' 2019 elections

IEC’s only option is an expensive registration weekend

To meet the Constitutional Court deadline, the IEC will spend an additional R120-million to register seven-million voter's addresses.

Mosotho Moepya bows out, Sy Mamabolo appointed new IEC boss

Mamabolo is now tasked with leading the commission towards the 2019 elections, which he described as a new era for South Africa.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders