Pointless voting if elections don't benefit us - youth activists
South Africans will be casting their ballots on 8 May, and several surveys have revealed that over four million registered young people have no plans to vote.
Free State ANC warns party may pay price at polls over Parly candidate list
There has been a string of disputes launched by ANC members over their exclusion from the party’s list of candidates to Parliament.
2019 election lists: ANC urges disgruntled members to focus on campaigning
On Wednesday, a High Court struck off the roll-an application by ANC Free State members who wanted the provincial list conference to be declared invalid.
Struggle stalwarts urge voters to hold politicians accountable
Eyewitness News spoke to freedom fighters Murphy Morobe, Barbara Masekela and Mavuso Msimang, who have reflected on the importance of this year’s polls, 25 years into democracy.
LISTEN: SA elders reflect on 25 years of democracy
South Africa's 25-year democracy has a lot to reflect on, and a lot to fix. But are we taking our democracy – particularly voting and its impact on ensuring the country’s success – for granted?
ANC: Members taking party to court over Parly list sabotaging poll campaign
Disgruntled members in the Free State have approached the High Court in Pretoria asking it to set aside the provincial list conference which finalised the nominees.
More troubles for ANC as FS members head to court over Parly lists
This is the latest in a string of disputes launched by ANC members over their exclusion from the lists which have been the subject of scrutiny.
ANC denies knowledge of SABC debate between Ramaphosa, Maimane
The ANC head of the presidency at Luthuli House, Zizi Kodwa, said that President Cyril Ramaphosa knows nothing about the debate.
Magashule stands by 'umlungu' comment, despite criticism from ANC vets
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule also said while progressive white people have always voted for the ANC, the party’s main hope is the black vote.
It’s not your birthright to be elected to Parliament, ANC tells members
Eyewitness News reported on Monday about an application by Ponani Makhubele who asked the court to set aside the list.
A defiant Russia ignores Trump's calls to 'get out' of Venezuela
President Donald Trump has called on Russia to 'get out' of Venezuela following reports of military planes arriving in that country.
FBI, US Justice Dept to review Jussie Smollett case
The actor claimed two masked men physically attacked him while expressing support for Trump and shouting racist and homophobic slurs.
IEC to spare no expense, effort to ensure power cuts don't affect elections
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says that while load shedding is a threat to the elections, it will do everything in its power to protect the intergrity of the electoral process come 8 May.
Mkhwebane warns Letsatsi-Duba of jail time if she fails to declassify document
On Wednesday, Mkhwebane laid a criminal complaint against the minister over what she call interference with the functioning of her office.
Mkhwebane accuses state security minister of undermining her authority
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has laid a criminal complaint against Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba over what she says is the interference with the functioning of her office.
IEC: Load shedding won't compromise the election process
On Tuesday, police bosses warned in Parliament that Eskom did not have enough generators to accommodate all voting stations in the event of load shedding during the polls.
Public Protector lays criminal complaint against State Security Minister
Busisiwe Mkhwebane says this follows Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba’s failure to provide her with a declassified document she requires in connection with an investigation into alleged violation of the Executive Members’ Ethics Act by Pravin Gordhan.
State capture inquiry to zoom in on Denel
Denel has been financially crippled over the past few years due to maladministration and allegations of corruption.