‘Yes eff has women… But does it have female leaders?’ Ntsiki Mazwai took an aim at EFF leader Julius Malema and the females in his party.
Overnight storms blew away voting tents, landlords reneged on lease agreements at the last minute and community protests affected at least 13 voting stations, said the IEC.
‘The increased number of independent candidates poses a challenge to the three main political parties. Even if none of them attract a larger following, they might take enough from the three main political parties to deny them control of municipalities,’ writes Professor of Political Science, Bheki Mngomezulu.
KwaZulu-Natal is home to 22 of the 43 worst run local municipalities in South Africa, according to an Index. The ANC and IFP were most popular with voters in these areas during the 2016 LGE.
SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande called on workers and the poor to vote ANC on 1 November. He said the party has acknowledged its issues and is working at addressing them unlike their competitors.
Vaccination pop-up sites will be open at 1000 voting stations across the South Africa on Monday, 1 November.
NDZ will be out in KwaZulu-Natal checking on the preparedness of voting stations ahead of the main Election Day on 1 November. She will also cast her special vote in the province.
Election extravaganza: South African celebrities do not need an excuse to dress up for all occasion, including political party campaigns and rallies…
Spin doctors to swing doctors? A few politicians have been showing off their amapiano dance moves at rallies ahead of the municipal elections on Monday 1 November. Who has the best groove?
Police and the National Credit Regulator have seized hundreds of consumers’ identity documents from loan sharks ahead of election day.
A few JMPD officers could be in trouble after ActionSA posted video that showed them dancing with former Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba.
Slightly over 12 million people have received vaccination and are fully vaccinated, around 30% of adults in South Africa
The DA believes the battle for the future of the country is a battle between the ideas of the party and the EFF. The party’s Deputy Federal Council Chairperson says ActionSA leaders ‘colluded’ with the EFF while they were DA members.
Hungry for politics? These goats munched down EFF posters in Cape Town and one tweep said even they’re not convinced by the party’s promises! Take a look…
Do you have a burning question about what to do on Election Day? We’ve sourced some frequently asked questions and answered them for you.
’11th hour pothole fixing’: Pearl Thusi has angered the majority of her followers with her scathing political tweets about the ANC.
The EFF is expected to win an increased share of the vote in the 2021 Municipal Elections while its competitors – the ANC and DA – are expected to decline. There’s a possibility that the Red Berets could wield more power in local government after the ballots are tallied.
As the 2021 Local Elections approach, what do we think of reintroducing the death penalty? Here’s what the ANC, DA and EFF have to say.
If you are unsure where you are registered to vote this coming Monday 1 November, follow these steps to find out.
‘They don’t seem to be worried’: Singer-songwriter Amanda Black has slammed political parties for hosting rallies without adhering to COVID-19 regulations.
‘John Vuligate’ led the DA’s ‘United We Win Rally’ in Mamelodi on Wednesday. The party’s last election campaign ahead of Voting Day on 1 November.
Police have reported 8 deaths, mostly councillor candidates, since campaigning for South Africa’s municipal elections started
Fourteen of South Africa’s top 20 local municipalities are found in the Western Cape, according to an index. The Eastern Cape followed in second with two.
Local municipalities are the foundation of our democracy. It is where you have direct access to your elected leaders. So vote for leaders that represent you in your ward in the municipal elections on Monday (yes, Monday), 1 November 2021. All voting stations will be open from 7am to 9pm.