Local Government Elections

ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?

With two years before the next local government election and an ANC in Gauteng already on notice, the stakes have never been higher.

Ramaphosa confident of 2019 ANC victory in Gauteng

Gauteng is expected to be one of the most fiercely contested provinces in next year’s elections

DA unravels the progress it has made

The Democratic Alliance’s problems are bigger than just axed Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille

DA KZN strategy moves past taking on ‘the man from Nkandla’

Maimane said the DA needed to recruit excellent young black candidates for its 2019 candidate lists and ensure that the party becomes truly diverse.

The ANC can only be salvaged by leadership of epic ethical proportions

The local government elections made 2016 a defining year in the history of the country’s electoral politics, writes Mashupye Herbert Maserumule.

Were the 2016 local government elections the beginning of ‘politics by consent’?

The M&G post-election Critical Thinking Forum considered the scenario South African politics now faces in the aftermath

How South Africa’s metropoles rose up in revolt against the ANC on August 3

It was peaceful and democratic but a revolt nonetheless.

Tumultuous times for South Africa as it enters the era of coalition politics

South Africa is in a tryst with tumultuous times as coalitions take shape to unlock hung municipalities following the 2016 local government elections.

Bumpy political ride ahead: What the EFF’s coalition refusal means for South Africa

The EFF is sending a strong message to South Africans that it wants to be known as the only political home for radical change.

The evolution of Julius Malema: Beneath the rhetoric is a shrewd political strategist

The EFF leader is playing the long game, backed up by action that shows more maturity than the ANC did this week.

Malema says the EFF won’t form coalitions, but will support DA in hung metros

The EFF's commander-in-chief made it clear that neutrality is not an option and will thus back the DA in the major hung metros.

Zuma escapes the chop again as ANC leaders refuse to blame poor performance on No 1

No tough action has been taken against the president despite surveys showing his many scandals are impacting the party's electoral performance.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders