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.
Maimane hands over criminal evidence against Magashule to NPA
DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the recently published book 'Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule’s Web of Capture' was additional evidence to their case.
Polls haven't been free and fair, says group fighting for independent candidates
The parties want the Constitutional Court to declare as unconstitutional and invalid sections of the Electoral Act which prevents independent candidates from contesting the provincial and national elections.
Independent candidates ruling won't impact 2019 elections
On Thursday, the Constitutional Court found the applicants failed to show urgency in the matter, which was dismissed by the Western Cape High Court in April.
Elections to go ahead as case into independent candidates postponed
The ConCourt has found that the applicants failed to show urgency in the matter of whether South Africans have the right to run for national and provincial elections independently.
Cele identifies KZN and NW as high-risk areas for election day disruptions
Police Minister Bheki Cele that over 51,000 police officers will be deployed to voting stations on election day, while 3,000 reservists and other stand-by teams are ready and waiting to be deployed where necessary when South Africans take to the polls.
Malema urges mining community to fight to protect ancestors' graves
Residents in areas near Anglo American's Mogalakwena Platinum Mines have been protesting against the take over of land for years now, with some refusing to be relocated, citing ancestral connections to the grounds.
Poor community speaks on suffering, despite living among rich mineral wealth
The community has been without running water for five years now, as the battle over the chieftaincy in the area and conflict with mining giant Anglo Platinum’s Mogalakwena mine over its responsibility to the community rages on.
Malema predicts EFF will get over 50% of votes in Limpopo
A confident Julius Malema said indications were clear that the EFF enjoyed majority support in the province.
Malema: ‘Our focus is to build EFF to become sustainable entity’
Julius Malema was responding to calls by ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule among others recently who have called on Malema to return to the anc.
Malema: Mandela 'made a mistake' by not prioritising free education in '94
Julius Malema said Nelson Mandela should've empowered poor black South Africans with quality free education to ensure that people have sustainable solutions to poverty.