Duarte: ANC worried about repeat of Inanda shootings happening at polls
The party’s deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte on Wednesday said that they were concerned but believed that the ANC had to continue trying to assist communities to move away from the violence, especially when it came to dealing with women.
Duarte: Some ANC councillor candidates removed because they joined other parties
African National Congress (ANC) deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said that the party was now waiting on the IEC for an exception report regarding the names it had submitted.
Duarte: ANC met IEC deadline with its most diverse candidate list
ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte on Wednesday said the party successfully submitted candidates for all 4,468 wards and 257 candidates for the metros.
ANC beats IEC deadline to register candidates for elections, say insiders
This is a huge turnaround for the governing party, which recently found itself scrambling after initially failing to register candidates for more than 20 municipalities. The current registration period closes at 5pm on Tuesday afternoon.
ANC races against time to meet IEC's candidate registration deadline
Those already crunching numbers about the local government elections which are a few weeks away, have been checking the odds with or without ANC candidates in the mix.
DA says it respects ConCourt decision but vows to monitor IEC closely
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has maintained that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) was doing a favour for the African National Congress (ANC), which failed to register candidates to contest the local polls in more than 20 municipalities.
Mabe: ANC vindicated by ConCourt decision on reopening of candidate list
The Constitutional Court unanimously dismissed the DA’s application to have the IEC’s decision to reopen the candidate list declared unlawful, invalid and unconstitutional.
ConCourt rules against DA, saying the IEC reopening candidates list was lawful
The Constitutional Court dismissed the Democratic Alliance's application on Monday.
Leaked ANC meeting audio exposes rifts in Limpopo
In the audio clips, some express their frustrations that the candidates list for the upcoming elections have excluded CR17 supporters and are dominated by the so-called RET forces.
ConCourt set to rule in the IEC, DA matter
The commission has argued that the DA was second guessing it and implying that it had no ability to carry out its constitutional mandate to deliver these elections
President Cyril Ramaphosa ‘deeply saddened’ by death of Jolidee Matongo
Joburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo had been participating in a local government voter registration drive in Soweto, alongside Ramaphosa.
Johannesburg mayor Jolidee Matongo (46) killed in car accident
Jolidee Matongo was killed in a car crash as he was returning from a voter registration event in Soweto.
Manyi: ConCourt's judgment against Zuma could impact investor confidence
Jacob Zuma Foundation spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi described Friday’s judgment by the apex court as expected but disappointing.
JZF disappointed but not surprised by ConCourt ruling on Zuma rescission bid
The Jacob Zuma Foundation insisted that there had been a miscarriage of justice and that the former president was being bullied through the law.
Disgruntled ANC workers put grievances on hold to focus on elections
Staffers at the governing party have had to contend with months of salary uncertainty, going as far back as 2019.
FUL to political parties: ConCourt not an umpire for political matches
Advocacy group Freedom Under Law (FUL) said that political players could not act without any considerations of the consequences of their actions on the country.
Mbalula: Upcoming local govt elections will be a big test for ANC
African National Congress (ANC) head of elections Fikile Mbalula told journalists at a media briefing on Thursday that the party had never run a campaign in just six weeks.
Mbalula: ANC to launch local govt election manifesto in Tshwane on 27 Sept
Its head of elections Fikile Mbalula made the announcement on Thursday afternoon during a media briefing admitting the party has been inundated with disputes over its candidate selection processes.