African National Congress (ANC) Head of Elections Fikile Mbalula has conceded that the party's councillor candidate selection process was not smooth and fraught with challenges.
The Electoral Commission (IEC) briefs the media on the state of readiness ahead of the voter registration weekend scheduled to take place on Saturday, 18 September and Sunday, 19 September 2021 from 08h00 – 17h00 on both days.
The African National Congress (ANC) has announced that it will launch its election manifesto in Tshwane on 27 September, emphasising that the event will be conducted in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it expects between 500 000 and 2 million more registrations throughout its over 23 000 stations in the country.
Access to decent housing remains an unattainable dream for residents of the small community of Ga-Makua settlement outside Groblersdaal in Limpopo, 27 years into democracy.
The Congress of South African Students (COSAS), has voiced disappointment in the Basic Education Department's decision to amend the matric exam timetable to accommodate the Local Government Elections.
The African National Congress (ANC) says it is doing all in its power to resolve the concerns that are being brought by its members.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) National Chairperson, Veronica Mente, has encouraged emerging farmers in Taung in the North West to change the way they previously voted.
ANC Deputy-Secretary General Jessie Duarte was on an election campaign trail in Cape Town in the Western Cape today. She conducted a voter registration drive in areas such as Makhaza in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.
The Democratic Alliance has set itself a target of 50% plus one, to have full control of the Tshwane Metro Municipality.
Some ANC members are threatening not to vote in the upcoming local government elections. Hundreds protested outside Luthuli House in Johannesburg against the party's councillor candidate selection process.
Hundreds of Abantu Batho Congress (ABC) members gathered outside the Durban City Hall where the party launched its election manifesto today.
Independent candidates in Sebokeng, Emfuleni, south of Johannesburg, say they want to depolitisize local government and introduce professional leadership in municipalities.
African National Congress (ANC) national leadership has its hands full, only weeks leading up to the polls, to try and quell violence amongst its members.
Service delivery protesters in Mbizana in the Eastern Cape have blockaded the R61 road that connects KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape.
The Right2Know campaign says political parties could face a fine of R200 000 if found guilty of spreading disinformation during their election campaign trails.
The Department of Basic Education has amended the matric exam timetable to accommodate the local government elections.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in parliament is calling for Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga to relook the 2021 matric examination timetable to accommodate the upcoming Local Government Elections on the first of November.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has visited the crime scene at which three women were killed in a drive-by shooting during a meeting at Inanda north of Durban at the weekend.
Over 50 families in Orange Farm south of Johannesburg are still waiting to move into their new RDP houses, five years after construction began.
Police Minister Bheki Cele will on Tuesday visit Inanda in Durban following the killing of three women in a drive-by shooting on Saturday.
The African National Congress (ANC) has called for calm as tensions heighten among its members over the party's nomination process ahead of the local government elections.
Residents of KwaZakhele in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape are again lamenting their living conditions as the date for the local government elections approaches.
GOOD party leader, Patricia de Lille says the aim of the party will be to dismantle the legacy of apartheid.
GOOD party leader, Patricia de Lille, has vowed to create pro-poor policies by providing affordable housing and city resources skewed towards the needs of the poor.
African National Congress national chairperson, Gwede Manatashe, has conceded that they are heading to the Local Government Elections as a divided party because of the manner in which party candidates are elected.
The GOOD Party is expected to launch its manifesto in Johannesburg on Sunday ahead of the Local Government Elections. Political parties are gearing up for elections on November 1.
The African National Congress says it will strictly adhere to Saturday's deadline for the submission of candidates' lists for the forthcoming Local Government Elections.
Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has lambasted the Moqhaka Municipality in the Free State for delays in fixing the waste water treatment plant at Kroonstad.
All eyes are on the trouble-ridden Metsimaholo Local Municipality in the Free State ahead of the local government elections on 1 November.