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DA’s Pappas hails rural vote for boosting party in KZN

Although it’s still early days to determine whether kwaZulu-Natal will have an outright winner, the DA has lauded the support it received in the...

North West ANC confident of victory

Top ANC politicians in the North West said they are convinced that the ANC will win because they have been at the forefront of...

Western Cape sees a significant number of young voters

A significant number of young people in the Western Cape made their way to voting stations to cast their votes in the general elections...

Rise Mzansi hopes to swing undecided voters to make history

Rise Mzansi leader Songezo Zibi is confident that his party will have representation in the provincial and national legislature. It is only the extent...

Mob greets MK Party’s Zuma as he casts his vote in...

Former president Jacob Zuma walked to a loud and cheering applause as he made his way to Ntolwane Primary School in his ancestral village...

IEC probes vote tampering in Western Cape

The Electoral Commission (IEC) has confirmed it is investigating allegations of tampering with special voting material at a polling station in the Western Cape. The...

IEC unveils math whiz squad to count votes correctly

Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) CEO Sy Mamabolo says that to improve the quality of the counting and the completion of result slips, the commission...

Malema, Buthane cross swords at polling station over injured child

Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema has condemned the ANC in the area for lack of political tolerance and compassion for children. Malema said this after...

ACT leader Ace Magashule elated as his party contests elections

The president of African Congress for Transformation (ACT) Ace Magashule has alleged that voting material meant for voters has found its way into the...

Vote for whomever – Ex-president Thabo Mbeki advises as he votes

Former head of state Thabo Mbeki says South Africans must form a national dialogue to discuss ways to fix the country after the conclusion...

MK Party is strong in KZN but ANC will emerge victorious...

ANC member of parliament and deputy minister of health Sibongiseni Dhlomo has conceded that the party's splinter group, Umkhonto We Sizwe Party (MK Party),...

The IEC is not dented, voting is on track – chief...

The two-day special voting is done and dusted. One day before the big day. Yet the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is already...

If EFF doesn’t win KZN, no other political party will –...

EFF secretary general Marshall Dlamini was among the leaders of political parties who took to the polling stations in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday afternoon. Dlamini, who...

ANC FS chair Mxolisi Dukwana on cloud nine after casting his...

The ANC chairperson in Free State, Mxolisi Dukwana, cast his special vote at the Riebeeckstad Library in Welkom on Monday. Dukwana, who is also the...

Ex-SABC boss Motsoeneng ordered to pay back R11.5m bonus

Former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng will have to pay back R11.5-million paid to him by the SABC.   This after the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA)...

KZN police unleash informers, spies to quell election violence

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have raised the stakes by deploying spooks and informers in an effort to fizzle any outbreak of political violence in the...

MK skipped Durban for Orlando to shake off Zulu label

The uMkhonto Wesizwe (MK) Party’s decision to launch its manifesto at Orlando Stadium in Soweto and parade non-Zulu artist Papa Penny was a deliberate...

Multi-party charter best bet for SA, but if it fails DA...

DA Federal Council chairperson Helen Zille says the DA’s best bet in this election is the Multi-Party Charter, but if the MPC does not...

Disrupt vote counting if there are shenanigans – Malema

EFF president Julius Malema says party agents who lack counting skills “like Jacob Zuma” should come nowhere near the ballot counting process during Wednesday’s...

Ramaphosa crosses swords with DA in his final campaign speech

President Cyril Ramaphosa sharpened the differences between the governing party and the main opposition DA on policies for economic empowerment and healthcare services. While some...

Ramaphosa promises jobs, freebies at ANC last push rally

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has made numerous promises to expand the social welfare programmes of the ANC government should the party secure a second...

MK Party vows to reclaim the dignity of North West residents

The uMkhonto we Sizwe Party (MK) said it plans to secure a two-thirds majority in the North West legislature after they signed over 800,000...

The fight against corruption has given workers new hope – Cosatu

South Africa’s painful experiences with state capture and corruption are well known and need little relitigating. The decade of state capture cost South Africa and...

Change is coming says Bosa leader Maimane

Build One SA (Bosa) leader Mmusi Maimane says if Nelson Mandela were alive today, he would vote for his party. Maimane told party supporters at...

PAC regroups from factional divisions, targets rural vote

The PAC, which has emerged from a protracted period of internal turmoil, is focused on winning the minds and hearts of rural communities in...

South Africans will be safe during and after elections – minister

Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has launched the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) Coordination Centre. This just days ahead of the country’s...

ANC Limpopo’s Buthane arrested, released over Seshego violence

Joseph “Jossey” Buthane, former EFF leader in Limpopo who rejoined the ANC after falling out with EFF leader Julius Malema was arrested and released...

ICJ grants SA’s request, calls for ceasefire in Gaza

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has issued a decisive order to Israel, demanding an immediate halt to its military offensive in Rafah. ICJ President...

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