The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), led by Mangosuthu Buthelezi, draws its support largely from Zulu-speaking South Africans.
The farming community is a very important stake holder as the majority of South African voters work and live on the farms, says Independent Electoral Commission Chairperson Advocate Pansy Tlakula.
Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson Pansy Tlakula says they hope to reach 2 million new voters through their registration campaign.
The Workers & Socialist Party (WASP) was born out of the strike wave in the mining industry in 2012. WASP believes the working class needs to reclaim its political independence.
The United Democratic Movement was formed in 1997 by Bantu Holomisa, and it envisages “the coming together of all in South Africa”, to build one nation that ensures a quality life for every citizen.
The Patriotic Alliance (PA) was formed by businessmen Gayton McKenzie and Kenny Kunene on 30 November 2013 in Paarl, Western Cape.
On the 5 December President Jacob Zuma announced that the former President had died
South Africans and selected international visitors and guests will be able to view President Mandela’s remains at the Union Buildings for three days from Wednesday 11 December. President Mandela’s remains will be transported daily between 1 Military Hospital, Thaba Tshwane, and the Union Buildings. The procession will leave 1 Military Hospital at 07h00 daily and […]
Following are the main events in the South African government’s official programme for the mourning and state funeral of Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday, aged 95: Sunday, Dec. 8 – National day of prayer and reflection in which South Africans will celebrate the life of Mandela and his legacy in places of worship, homes […]
Former President Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first democratically elected Head of State. His five-year presidency from 1994 to 1999 was regarded as one of reconciliation by both black and white South Africans. The people’s president was revered the world over for his fight against apartheid and commitment towards liberating all South Africans. Through his […]