Latest articles on Elections 2014

Zuma discharged from hospital, ordered to rest

The presidency has announced that Jacob Zuma has been sent home from hospital to rest for a few days following a gruelling election campaign.

Zuma released from hospital to fight another day

The president has been released from hospital after a small health scare. But he can ill afford to rest after years of watching his back.

ANC Youth League to march on M&G offices

Gauteng's ANC Youth League has announced it will march to the M&G for being a "willing propagandist of a counter-revolution against the ANC".

Zille: I made no attacks on Mazibuko

The DA leader says reports that she said she "made" Lindiwe Mazibuko were distorted and leaked from a party meeting with an agenda.

Who will SA’s next premiers be?

The final legislature lists released on Friday revealed an interesting dynamic when it came to gender and the ANC's choices for premiers.

Khaya Dlanga: The ANC won despite flawed president

The ANC deserves praise for winning above 60% of the total votes in the elections, but not for its controversial president, writes Khaya Dlanga.

Awards: Who had the best election swag?

There were definite winners and losers when it came to election marketing. Verashni Pillay rounds up the best and worst posters, fashion and more.

Urban voting statistics give ANC pause for thought

The ANC's diminishing share of the vote in the metropoles, particularly in Gauteng, has inspired a burst of soul-searching in the ruling party.

Is the EFF the calm before a real leftist storm?

The red berets have won over a large number of former ANC supporters in North West, despite the party being less than a year old.

Editorial: No monopoly on power for anyone

The election outcome was a call by South Africans for soul-searching and a warning against complacency that the ANC and DA ignore at their peril.

Left wing dips into ocean of irrelevance

Despite the high rate of strikes and protests, the political left has not connected with anger at the polls, writes Imraan Buccus.

Twenty years later, where is South Africa going?

?As post-election euphoria dies down, Milton Nkosi wonders if South Africa's glass is half-full or half-empty.

Maimane vs Gana: Battle lines drawn in the DA

The race is on for Lindiwe Mazibuko's Parliament position between the opposition's golden boy, Mmusi Maimane, and its black caucus's Makashule Gana.

Emerging stocks rise as India leads world gains on election poll

Stocks in emerging markets have rallied, with India seeing the biggest gains on expectation that the main opposition party will win the elections.

Will Malema’s revolution be co-opted by the system?

The EFF has made a U-turn on election discrepancies and been persuaded into respecting the IEC. What does it mean for the party's sense of revolution?

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