Latest articles on Elections 2019

Gender is a premier issue for ANC

Compromise means the majority of provincial executives and all speakers of legislatures need to be women

A nail biting finish for the ANC in Gauteng

As the last of the ballots are counted today, the ANC has retained its majority in Gauteng by the skin of their teeth

Campaigning by billboard

Political posters persuade the undecided, rally supporters to a cause and get the public to vote

Graft accused have no place in the ANC, government and Parliament — Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa told a packed Ellis Park the ANC would not "surrender our freedom to corruption and state capture."

DA granted permission to use its own seal on May 8 ballot boxes

The opposition is being extra vigilant over ballot boxes in the 2019 polls

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

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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