Electoral Commission

India’s Modi on course for big election win

After four hours of counting the 600 million votes cast, Election Commission data showed Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party clearly in the lead

Editorial: Aim for unity in diversity

Although it deepens our democracy to see this equitable division of power, it also suggests that South Africans are moving further from each other

Western Cape off to voting start despite minor glitches

Police are monitoring morning protests in Khayelitsha, Siqalo, and Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route

Malema to take Rawula to ‘the cleaners’

The EFF leader says he will sue former party member Thembinkosi Rawula for R1-million for defamatory comments

Parties to fork out R200 000 to participate in 2019 national elections

The IEC announced in a statement on Friday that it had approved election deposits for the 2019 national and provincial elections

Ex-president Rajoelina wins Madagascar vote

Rajoelina has returned to power after he won 55.66% against 44.34% for Marc Ravalomanana in the run-off vote held last week

SADC fiddles while the DRC burns

The inept regional organisation needs to recognise the fire and take steps to extinguish it

Elections 2014: IEC upholds one candidate objection

The IEC says only one objection to candidates on the political parties' lists has been upheld, after it received 45.

Zim: Opposition figure convicted after flagging electoral fraud

An opposition official in Zimbabwe who reported finding dumped ballot papers in a dustbin has been convicted of fraud and breaching electoral laws.

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South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.