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The pandemic will change the electoral process

There’s a backlog of by-elections to get through before next year’s local government elections. Will voters go to the polls even though Covid protocols are in place?

Allow local councils to do their fiscal duties

Top-down meddling by central government flouts the laws and spirit of multilevel democracy

​No mayco for City of Cape Town until De Lille judgement is handed down

Acting mayor Ian Neilson has had to delay his appointment of a mayoral committee

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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