Voting irregularities meant to suppress support base, claim some smaller parties
Leaders of the small political parties who intend to contest the legitimacy of this year’s provincial and national elections said they would lodge their legal case against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Friday morning.
CSIR begins work to probe quality of voting ink marker
The CSIR has a tight deadline to ensure that the quality assessment of the ink used in this year's elections is completed before the election results are released.
IEC electoral system fell victim to vote rigging, says political expert
Mcebisi Ndletyana said an even more worrying factor in the IEC's electoral process was the fact that the commission’s additional security mechanism, such as the barcode scanner, could not prevent people from voting multiple times.
Small parties to launch legal action against IEC
The parties said they had been sidelined throughout the electioneering process and would now take action against the IEC.
IFP 'irresponsible' for making foreign national voter fraud claims - ANC
ANC provincial spokesperson Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said in a province prone to xenophobic violence, the IFP ought to be more careful.
Mantashe: ANC not worried about projected decline in votes
Experts speculated that while the ANC would still win the majority of votes when the final tally comes in later this week, the party would be the biggest loser when it comes to numbers.
IFP: IEC not being honest over severity of election irregularities
The Inkatha Freedom Fighters (IFP) said that the legitimacy of Wednesday's vote was questionable and planned to lodge several complaints with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) at a multi-party liaison committee meeting on Thursday morning.
Allegations of multiple voting a first for us, says IEC
The IEC has confirmed it was investigating two cases of multiple voting brought to its attention after Several political parties lodged complaints, and South Africans took to social media claiming they were able to cast ballots more than once.
Why 2 young South Africans choose a hookah lounge over voting
Eyewitness News met up with some young people who said they would not cast their votes, despite registering.
Elections outcome will be major boost for investors - Ramaphosa
The ANC president was speaking to reporters after he cast his ballot at the Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo, Soweto.
2019 elections the beginning of a new dawn, says Ramaphosa
Speaking shortly after he cast his ballot at Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo, Soweto, Cyril Ramaphosa drew parallels between this year’s polls and the memorable 1994 elections when South Africans of all races voted for the first time.
Police on high alert in Vuwani as election day approaches
The pro-Makhado task team that had led the Vuwani community raised another demarcation issue, this time wanting to be incorporated into the Makhado Local Municipality.
IEC removes official who let party agent assist in transfer of special votes
The commission said on Tuesday this followed an investigation into a video that went viral on Monday showing an agent helping the official.
Share the land or risk losing it all, Malema warns white South Africans
EFF leader Julius Malema said that the only way the country would progress harmoniously was if equality was achieved.
No crime will go unpunished under an EFF govt - Malema
Julius Malema launched a scathing attack on President Cyril Ramaphosa and former President Jacob Zuma during a rally on Sunday, where he told EFF supporters in Soweto that the pair should be jailed.
Mpofu: Whatever votes we receive would be put to good use
Mpofu said the party would be humbling itself to South Africans as its leaders and supporters celebrate what they said would be a good showing when votes were counted after the 8 May.
EFF’s Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi celebrates EFF’s successes at Tshela Thupa Rally
Mkhaliphi said the EFF should be able to fill the stadium with 45,000 people emphasizing that supporters will not be bussed in from other provinces.
Gloves off: ANC and DA trade blows as election campaigning heats up
The governing African National Congress (ANC) has called out the da for hoisting a projected billboard at its headquarters at Luthuli House in Johannesburg, saying it amounts to hooliganism.