25% of ANC LGE candidates are youngsters: Ramaphosa

26 September 2021, 9:01 PM
African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa says young people will be a major factor in the party's local government representation, with at least a quarter of the local government election candidates being youngsters.
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Video | ANC election manifesto launch for Local Government Elections 2021 27 September 2021, 6:12 PM

African National Congress (ANC) is launching its local government elections manifesto for the upcoming local government elections at the Church Square in Pretoria.

VIDEO: Stage set for ANC election manifesto launch 27 September 2021, 5:17 PM

The stage is set for the launch of the African National Congress (ANC) Election Manifesto at the Church Square in Pretoria later today.

DA calls on Police Minister Cele, IEC to review ‘blatant illegal campaigning’ by EFF 27 September 2021, 9:01 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on Police Minister Bheki Cele and Electoral Commission (IEC) Chairperson Glen Mashinini to lodge a joint review of what the DA says appeared to be the Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) blatant illegal campaigning when it unveiled its election manifesto in central Johannesburg on Sunday.

ANC is battling with its history in local government: Analyst 27 September 2021, 7:01 AM

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga believes that the African National Congress (ANC) will simply ask for forgiveness for its poor performance over the past five years and plead with the electorate to give it another chance when it unveils its manifesto for the 2021 local government elections in Pretoria on Monday.

VIDEO: ANC President presents preview of 2021 Municipal Election Manifesto 26 September 2021, 7:28 PM

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa presents a preview of the party's 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto to members of the media.

Dr Suliman urges vigilance during LGE campaigning to prevent COVID-19 fourth wave 26 September 2021, 6:29 PM

Senior researcher at the CSIR Dr Ridhwaan Suliman has warned that the country could face a fourth wave of the coronavirus towards the end of the year as vigilance is required as political parties campaign ahead of the November first local government elections.

Citizens urged to collect their IDs from Home Affairs offices in order to vote 26 September 2021, 4:38 PM

Authorities are urging people to collect their IDs from Home Affairs offices so that they can vote in the November first local government elections.

ANC President confident of victory in Ekurhuleni 26 September 2021, 4:04 PM

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident of a decisive majority victory in Ekurhuleni during the November first local government elections.

Malema says municipalities run by the EFF will introduce a property wealth tax 26 September 2021, 2:50 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says every municipality run by his party will introduce a property wealth tax where affluent citizens will subsidise poorer residents.

EFF aims to run all municipalities, prioritise basic services: Malema 26 September 2021, 1:30 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says his party aims to run all municipalities and prioritise basic services to residents across the country.

EFF expecting more support in LGE as more youth registered to vote 26 September 2021, 12:48 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Treasurer-General, Omphile Maotwe says the party expects to receive more support in the upcoming Local Government Elections on November 1.

LIVE: EFF launches its 2021 Municipal Elections manifesto 26 September 2021, 11:30 AM

The EFF will be launching what it calls a people-centred manifesto at Gandhi Square in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday.

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Ramaphosa forced to quell tense situation between party factions in Tembisa 26 September 2021, 11:22 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to quell a tense situation between warring ANC factions outside the venue where he was getting a briefing before he starts his election campaign in Ward 6 in Tembisa east of Johannesburg.

Gandhi Square is filling up with EFF supporters ahead of the party’s elections manifesto launch 26 September 2021, 10:38 AM

Gandhi Square in the Johannesburg CBD is filling up as people gather for the launch of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) elections manifesto on Sunday.

Ramaphosa to lead ANC election campaign in Tembisa on Sunday 26 September 2021, 9:19 AM

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa will take his campaign trail to Tembisa in Ekurhuleni east of Johannesburg on Sunday.

Decentralising power to local, provincial government is necessary: DA 26 September 2021, 7:52 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that decentralising power to local and provincial government is necessary, especially where national government is not up to the task.

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EFF to launch what it calls ‘a people’s manifesto’ in the Joburg CBD 26 September 2021, 7:02 AM

The country's third-biggest political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), will be launching what it calls a people-centred manifesto on Sunday at Gandhi Square in the Johannesburg CBD.

SACP in WC welcomes ANC’s decision to apply step aside rule to candidates facing criminal charges 26 September 2021, 4:55 AM

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Western Cape has welcomed the decision of the ANC in the province to apply the step aside rule to candidates who are facing criminal charges.

Nyandeni municipality residents in Eastern Cape demand improved service delivery 25 September 2021, 6:22 PM

Residents of ward 27 in the Nyandeni municipality in the Eastern Cape are demanding improved service delivery in their area.

DA outlines plans to ensure that municipalities are not subject to load shedding 25 September 2021, 5:08 PM

DA leader John Steenhuisen has outlined the DA's plans to try and ensure that municipalities, where it governs, are not subject to Eskom's loadshedding.

Mabuza optimistic about the ANC’s performance in the upcoming LGE 25 September 2021, 4:12 PM

ANC Deputy President David Mabuza has expressed optimism about the party's performance in the upcoming local government elections (LGE).

Steenhuisen urges voters to make the DA their choice to run municipalities 25 September 2021, 3:46 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen has lamented what he says is the South African economy's slow recovery from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

LGE is an opportunity for SA to step away from failed post-liberation government: DA 25 September 2021, 2:12 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen says this year's Local Government Elections presents the opportunity for South Africa to step out of the shadow of a failed post-liberation government and into a new era of delivery, accountability, honesty and professionalism.

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DA’s Meyer officially opens Manifesto launch 25 September 2021, 12:29 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Chairperson Ivan Meyer has officially opened the DA's virtual Manifesto launch ahead of the November 1 Local Government Elections. Meyer says the manifesto is an evidence-based document reflecting what matters to people in local communities.

LIVE: DA launches its 2021 Municipal Elections manifesto 25 September 2021, 11:00 AM

The DA is launching its manifesto ahead of the November 1 Local Government Elections on Saturday. The event will be held virtually on the DA's social media platforms with the keynote address being delivered by DA Leader John Steenhuisen as well as addresses by Mayoral Candidates and the DA's Head of Policy, Gwen Ngwenya.

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DA to launch its manifesto on Saturday morning 25 September 2021, 7:17 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is launching its manifesto ahead of the November 1 Local Government Elections. The event is scheduled to take place at 11am.

COPE outlines manifesto ahead to local government elections 24 September 2021, 11:48 AM

COPE has outlined its manifesto and announced its plans ahead of the local government elections on 1 November.

IEC urges South Africans to apply for special votes 23 September 2021, 12:55 PM

The Electoral Commission (IEC) is encouraging South Africans to apply for special votes.

Mpumalanga musician urges community to vote for him, promises to use his salary for development 23 September 2021, 11:15 AM

A musician turned independent candidate, Ndzundza Matjhiga, has promised to work with the community to better their lives in the upcoming elections. Ndzundza Matjhiga says he will use his own salary to develop the community.

FF Plus’ Max defends his constant change of political party loyalties 23 September 2021, 9:30 AM

The Freedom Front Plus' mayoral candidate for the City of Cape Town, Lennit Max has defended his constant change of political party loyalties.