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It is vital for Parliament to speed up the process of amending the Electoral Act: IEC

26 June 2020, 5:34 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it is vital for Parliament to speed up the process of amending the current Electoral Act to avoid problems in the next general election in 2024.

SAHRC welcomes the Electoral Act ruling

12 June 2020, 10:02 AM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has welcomed the judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court that declares parts of the Electoral Act unconstitutional.


Political parties widely welcome ruling nullifying parts of the Electoral Act

11 June 2020, 5:25 PM

The Constitutional Court judgment, which declared that independent candidates can contest the national elections, has been widely welcomed. Independent candidates were only allowed to contest local government elections previously.

Call from International Scientific Community to Benin’s Patrice Talon

18 May 2019, 11:00 AM

The International Scientific Community urges Benin President Patrice Talon to call new elections on a new basis that guarantees, instead of excluding it before hand, the effective participation of the opposition in an open and transparent national competition.


Statistician General says voting probe was independent

17 May 2019, 9:23 AM

The Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke says incidents of double voting had no material impact on the outcome on the recent 2019 national and provincial elections.

Parliament ready for new members of the National Assembly, NCOP

11 May 2019, 3:21 PM

With voting counting complete, Parliament says it is ready to welcome new Members of Parliament (MPs) and those of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).

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IEC rejects calls for independent audit

11 May 2019, 12:32 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has snubbed demands for an independent audit into the 2019 general elections.

International votes results

10 May 2019, 8:54 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission has released the results for international votes as follows:    

IEC launches National Results Operation Centre

30 April 2019, 3:15 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has officially launched the National Results Operation Centre (ROC) in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon.

Independent candidates fight to contest national, provincial elections

27 March 2019, 9:34 PM

The New Nation Movement says it will apply for the 8 May elections to be postponed if the Western Cape High Court rules in its favour and declares the Electoral Act unconstitutional.



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