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‘Super-Wednesday’ by-elections: all the data and who is contesting what

In this week’s by-elections, the ANC has the highest number of wards being contested. However, the turnout in some communities in areas in the Vaal district has been low — even after the electoral commission said it was ready to welcome voters

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.

ANC succession battle enters next phase

<a href="http://www.mg.co.za/specialreport.aspx?area=ancconference_home"><img src="http://www.mg.co.za/ContentImages/321750/Icon_ANCconference.gif" align=left border=0></a>The battle for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) enters a climactic phase this week with the party's two leagues and nine provincial branches each nominating their final candidates. With less than a month to go before the ANC elective conference, the nine provinces are to hold special meetings to consolidate nominations.

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