The South African Local Government Association said a three-year wage deal had been agreed on the remuneration of municipal employees
Stocktake at the end of a momentous year shows that the ruling party holds all the cards but has little room for manoeuvre
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
Readers write in about the electoral system, Zambia’s elections and the M&G’s story on Naspers.
The metro’s new mayor, Solly Msimanga, says the party will no longer allow citizens ‘to be skivvies of councillors and a certain political party’.
Its mistakes quickly forgotten, the ruling party reasons that those who didn’t vote do support the ANC after all.
Readers write in about Karoo lamb, and the ANC after the municipal elections.
Given the befuddlement of voters (and politicians) on August 3, perhaps it’s time a course in politics is made compulsory.
The organisation popularly known as the "Kadoef" party has surprised its detractors after winning a seat in the Beaufort West municipality’s council.
Possible municipal coalition are slowly taking shape, with Tshwane and Johannesburg the most contentious.
It was with great shock that we heard newly re-elected mayor Patricia de Lille ominously declare it was time for the City of Cape Town to work hard.
Institutions issue warnings against government spending ahead of 2019 elections to win voters’ hearts.
The poor of the town are not immediately taken by the likely new regime and want to see first what will actually change in their lives.
Beyond the percentages, it is now time to consider the number of seats that parties bring to the coalition talks. Who can make a majority together?
Now that all the ballots are counted, what happens next? Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos looks into some of the procedures’ technicalities.
Placards making reference to Jacob Zuma’s 2006 rape case overshadow ANC leader’s speech.
Economic Freedom Fighters commander-in-chief says news channel ‘promotes racketeering and fraud’.
The deputy president has disputed claims that the party’s leaders are ‘arrogant and self-centred’.
The DA took the fight into its strongholds and the ruling party’s supporters stayed away.
Readers write in about disappointment in the ANC, Jacob Zuma and the DA, and the correct meaning of inkabi.
“Two arrested with over 80 000 ballot papers already marked as ANC votes,” African News Updates’ headline read on Monday.
The opposition won what it won not because they won over ANC supporters, but because those have stayed at home, disillusioned.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is under attack from all sides, including from those who once vehemently supported the party.
The Afrikaner enclave held its own election this week, buoyed by a vision of growth and prosperity.
The DA candidate deflected to the ANC, the ANC candidate is now DA.
The ANC urged supporters to vote for five of its candidates who were killed before the elections.
The DA mayoral candidate has tackled metro staff job security before the election results are out.
The opposition’s message struck home as a result of widespread disenchantment with the ANC.
The upstart who could be the kingmaker is in big demand, but coalitions present serious problems.
The nation’s oldest candidate was elected; the youngest candidate will have to wait a bit longer.
The UDM president is not concerned about parties talking to anyone else.
Electoral commission maintains results from the highly contested municipality remain credible, despite outrage from party officials.