Only a few people have chosen who will govern South Africa’s municipalities
Warrenton’s residents live in sewage mess and battle with chronic water delivery problems
The Electoral Commission of South Africa’s new facility ran for only two weeks before it asked the constitutional court to delay the elections
Inquiry leader and former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke emphasised the need for democratic processes not to falter because of the pandemic.
The hearings will be open to the media and the public, under strict level-three regulations
Election campaign and voter mobilisation launched on Wednesday as IEC gears up to host local government elections during pandemic
The threat to the president’s rule comes not from the opposition, but from within the ANC
The local level is the coalface of government work; it’s where failure and state capture hurts the most.
The M&G post-election Critical Thinking Forum considered the scenario South African politics now faces in the aftermath
The little-known AIC helps the ruling party clinch Ekurhuleni and Rustenberg — and the price rectifies the decade-old Matatiele boundary dispute.
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.
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.
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 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.
The opposition won what it won not because they won over ANC supporters, but because those have stayed at home, disillusioned.
The UDM president is not concerned about parties talking to anyone else.
Should NGOs pin their colours to the mast in the political candidates they openly support?
The former presidents went to the polls and spoke about the importance of elections, but Mbeki is still secretive about his choice.
It’s a profound responsibility, but for some South Africans #ElectionDay is also an opportunity to make light of the event, with dollops of humour.
An accidental meme and chance photo opp upstaged the Democratic Alliance’s slick drive for votes on the final leg of the election campaign.