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.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.