​Sy Mamabolo

 
IEC fields elections integrity queries
IEC fields elections integrity queries
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has come under fire for unprecedented irregularities in the 2019 national elections process.
IEC anticipated smooth start to polls despite hiccups
IEC anticipated smooth start to polls despite hiccups
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) on Tuesday anticipated a smooth start to election day on Wednesday, reporting on a handful of...
Ballot boxes found in Limpopo, IEC investigating - Mashinini
Ballot boxes found in Limpopo, IEC investigating - Mashinini
Just a few hours into the first day of special voting, the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has been hit with its first challenge as...
ANC rejects public’s list objections
ANC rejects public’s list objections
The ANC has defended its MP and MPL candidates who have objections lodged against them, saying the objections were “procedurally flawed” and...
IEC stays calm in the face of chaos
IEC stays calm in the face of chaos
The chief electoral officer of the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC), Sy Mamabolo, rattles off statistics with ease, and on everything...
Load-shedding a concern for 2019 poll
Load-shedding a concern for 2019 poll
Load-shedding is an acute concern for the Electoral Commission of South Africa ahead of the key May 8 general election, particularly regarding...
Dagga Party wants to #HotboxTheHouse as it aims to contest elections
Dagga Party wants to #HotboxTheHouse as it aims to contest elections
The Dagga Party of South Africa is hoping to "#HotBoxTheHouse" as it prepares to contest this year's elections and potentially have a say on...
Elections set for May, final registration weekend in January — IEC
Elections set for May, final registration weekend in January — IEC
The 2019 elections will take place on May 8, 15, 22, or 29, while the final voter registration weekend will take place at the end of January, the...
Party funding regulator trips up over costs
Party funding regulator trips up over costs
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) may not be ready to implement new political party funding laws until after next year’s general...
IEC will get an upgrade for 'robust' 2019 elections
IEC will get an upgrade for 'robust' 2019 elections
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says a "technology renewal" is underway at the commission and is at the heart of its preparations...
IEC’s only option is an expensive registration weekend
IEC’s only option is an expensive registration weekend
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has had to readjust its budget to provide an additional R120-million for a R300-million voter registration weekend to collect outstanding voter address details — and admits it is “cutting it close” to meet a Constitutional Court...
Mosotho Moepya bows out, Sy Mamabolo appointed new IEC boss
Mosotho Moepya bows out, Sy Mamabolo appointed new IEC boss
Sy Mamabolo has been appointed the new chief electoral officer of the independent electoral commission (IEC), replacing Mosotho Moepya who resigned...

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