Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the Electoral Commission, Sy Mamabolo has sent a stark warning to voters over breaching the Electoral Act by removing the ink from their thumbs. Mamabolo says this is a punishable offence, and those convicted are liable to a 10-year jail sentence. “The indelible ink is one of the security checks built […]
One of the parliamentary opposition parties, the Congress of the People (COPE) has called for the changes in the Electoral Act to allow for a President to be elected directly by voters.
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has called on party members to be vigilant against acts of electoral fraud.
Former Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Parliament Lindiwe Mazibuko has called for an active citizenry to take up the matter of electoral reform even to the Constitutional Court.
Mexico should stay out of Bolivian domestic affairs after the collapse last month of former leader Evo Morales’s Socialist government, Bolivia’s acting foreign minister Karen Longaric was quoted saying in an interview published on Saturday.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) must explain how embattled Tshwane politician, Sheila Senkubuge was voted to council allegedly before she became a naturalised citizen.
Hong Kong authorities disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Tuesday from taking part in upcoming district elections.
Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission has refuted allegations of irregularities in the delivery of external votes cast by expatriates in foreign countries.
Though Ennahda came first, it has 17 fewer seats than it won in the last parliamentary election in 2014, when it came second to a secular coalition which has since fallen apart.
The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Electoral Advisory Council has expressed confidence that Mozambique is ready to conduct its elections scheduled for October 15.