Post-election by-elections lie ahead for six KwaZulu-Natal municipalities
/ 21 May 2024

Post-election by-elections lie ahead for six KwaZulu-Natal municipalities

Residents of the six rural towns will vote again on 19 June

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The opening season is open
/ 26 April 2024

The opening season is open

The politicians whose names we had forgotten are suddenly initiating new projects

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I can out-debate most people with doctorates when it comes to politics — Steenhuisen
/ 28 March 2024

I can out-debate most people with doctorates when it comes to politics — Steenhuisen

The Democratic Alliance leader said he respected people for getting a degree but university could not have taught him what he knows after 23 years in politics

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Embattled NFP makes the ballot – for now
/ 13 March 2024

Embattled NFP makes the ballot – for now

The National Freedom Party still has to navigate two court cases and a liquidation battle

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New parties will have to number the numbers to play the 29 May election game
/ 2 March 2024

New parties will have to number the numbers to play the 29 May election game

The electoral commission’s decision will weed out the one-man-and-a-TikTok-account parties clogging up the ballot paper

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Battle for South Africa: will this be the year of the opposition?
/ 5 January 2024

Battle for South Africa: will this be the year of the opposition?

The biggest opposition parties are intent on usurping the ANC’s power by forming alliances with smaller left and right wing parties

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New court battle poses fresh threat to future of NFP
/ 4 January 2024

New court battle poses fresh threat to future of NFP

Members say outcome of December conference was manipulated

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KwaZulu-Natal ANC ‘very disappointed’ in Zuma for launching new party
/ 19 December 2023

KwaZulu-Natal ANC ‘very disappointed’ in Zuma for launching new party

The South African National Civics Organisation has said it will not act against its provincial chairperson for his actions

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Youth in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng might abstain from 2024 elections, study finds
/ 6 December 2023

Youth in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng might abstain from 2024 elections, study finds

Corruption, lack of employment and empty promises are among the reasons behind young people not wanting to vote

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Concourt eases path to polls for independents
/ 5 December 2023

Concourt eases path to polls for independents

But the court concurred that there was not sufficient argument to alter lMPs’ contested split between provincial and proportional votes

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Concourt lowers signature requirements for independent candidates
/ 4 December 2023

Concourt lowers signature requirements for independent candidates

A majority judgment held that the stipulation was unconstitutional and reduced it to a 10th of the number stipulated by the new electoral act

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Explainer: IEC urges voters to use online registration platform
/ 4 November 2023

Explainer: IEC urges voters to use online registration platform

The electoral commission has seen an increase in the number of people using the platform but says about 14 million people have not yet registered

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Electoral commission blow for embattled NFP
/ 19 October 2023

Electoral commission blow for embattled NFP

The party has until next March to elect a unified national leadership if it wants to contest the 2024 polls

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Mmusi Maimane looks set to join ‘moonshot coalition’
/ 10 October 2023

Mmusi Maimane looks set to join ‘moonshot coalition’

The party leader is one of the participants on a five-day German tour to learn how coalitions are managed in that country

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