Another splinter faction from the National Freedom Party (NFP), launched its manifesto in Durban earlier today. The newly formed African People's Movement (APEMO) hopes to do well in the upcoming municipal elections.
Residents of the Kai !Garib Municipality in the Northern Cape say access to basic municipal services has become an uphill battle. Community members in the region situated a few kilometres outside Upington say they have been battling to get water and proper toilets for nearly two decades.
The Freedom Front Plus ( FF Plus) launched its election manifesto over the weekend. The party's leader Pieter Groenewald shares more on the manifesto and campaigning for the upcoming local government elections 2021.
The African National Congress in the Free State says it is concerned by the defacing of its election posters in Metsimaholo and Kopanong municipality.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is going all out to reclaim its spot at the helm in the Oudtshoorn Municipality in the Little Karoo. The party was removed from power by opposition parties in September.
The African Christian Democratic Party led by Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, launched its 2021 Local Government Elections manifesto at Newtown, Johannesburg on Saturday, October 02, 2021.
The Nelspruit Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga has adjourned the bail application of former MEC Mandla Msibi due to safety concerns.
Scores of people wearing African National Congress (ANC) regalia are gathered outside the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga, where former MEC Mandla Msibi is expected to continue his bail application.
Pan Africanist Congress President Mzwanele Nyhontso says they hope that they will be kingmakers in most municipalities after the November 1 Local Government Elections.
The Provincial Executive Committee of the African National Congress (ANC) in Mpumalanga has suspended former MEC for Agriculture Mandla Msibi.
The Eastern Cape Congress of Traditional Leaders says it has requested an urgent meeting with the African National Congress (ANC) leadership and its deployees in government.
The Pan Africanist Congress has also joined other opposition political parties in calling for Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane to step down from office while in the process of clearing his name.
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) leader Kenneth Meshoe says his party advocates for the equal rights of all including the LGBTQI+ community.
DA Federal Council Chairperson Helen Zille has refused to denounce the electioneering posters of her party in Phoenix, in Durban which caused a public uproar.
ACDP Leader, Kenneth Meshoe has denied that his party could be in conflict with the Constitution and says whilst the ACDP does not agree with the termination of pregnancies, it is more concerned about leadership.
Mpumalanga Agriculture MEC, Mandla Msibi has been fired. Msibi is facing two counts of murder and one of attempted murder for the alleged gunning down of three men on August 22.
A record number of parties and independent candidates will contest in 403 wards across the North West province. Political parties contesting local government elections in the North West gathered at Mahikeng to sign a pledge committing themselves to the IEC's Electoral Code of Conduct.
The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) leader Kenneth Meshoe on the party's manifesto and election campaign.
Despite constituting the majority of South Africa's population, and comprising the largest number of voters, women are still largely underrepresented in candidate election lists.
The Office of the AmaZulu King, MisuZulu ka Zwelithini, has threatened to take legal action against all political parties using photos of the Zulu Kings, past and present, or any royalty related images in their election campaigns.
Mpumalanga Premier, Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane is set to make an announcement regarding Agriculture MEC, Mandla Msibi.This follows Msibi's appearance in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court on Monday on charges of murder and attempted murder.
Leader of the GOOD Party, Patricia de Lille says she is expecting her party to perform well in its first participation in the local government elections.
African National Congress (ANC) President, Cyril Ramaphosa says the current councillor candidates' list protests in Tshwane are not a cause for concern as they will be resolved.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema says people should vote for active councillors, who are ready to serve the people.
IEC Chairperson Glen Mashinini has urged all political parties that are contesting the local government elections to allow each other to campaign freely.
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has weighed in on the arrest of murder accused Mpumalanga MEC saying they will need to step aside.
IFP founder Mangosuthu Buthelezi says it's sickening to see some political parties using the killings in Phoenix, north of Durban, during the July unrest to gain votes.
Greenpoint residents in the Northern Cape have called on the Good Party leader, Patricia De Lille to change their living conditions if the party secures seats in Kimberley's Sol Plaatje Municipality post-elections.
The youth in Greenpoint near Kimberley have expressed lack of confidence that things will change in their area.This as African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa is visiting the area on Monday as part of the party's elections campaign trail.
Some political parties have taken a decision not to conduct door-to-door and hold rallies during their campaigns ahead of the Local Government Elections amid COVID-19.