Executive chairperson of the Democracy Works Foundation William Gumede says South Africa’s electoral system will make it difficult for the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng to take punitive measures against Health MEC Bandile Masuku, his wife Loyiso Masuku and Presidential Spokesperson Khusela Diko.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has warned that any model of an electoral system South Africa will adopt is bound to have serious political ramifications in the current democratic dispensation.
For the first time, Youth Day will not be celebrated with the youth gathered in large numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The day will be celebrated virtually under the theme “Youth Power: Growing South Africa together in a period of COVID-19”.
Amendments to the Child Justice Act, which seek to increase the minimum age of the criminal capacity of children who commit offences, is one step closer to coming into force.
Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the COVID-19 pandemic could have a negative impact on next year’s local government elections if the spreading of the virus is not contained nationally.
The IEC in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme in South Africa will on Monday host a conference for African election management bodies on the impact of social media on the integrity of elections.
The Congress of the People (COPE) has vowed to use its first Congress National Committee meeting for 2020 to turn its electoral fortunes around.
Mexico should stay out of Bolivian domestic affairs after the collapse last month of former leader Evo Morales’s Socialist government, Bolivia’s acting foreign minister Karen Longaric was quoted saying in an interview published on Saturday.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) must explain how embattled Tshwane politician, Sheila Senkubuge was voted to council allegedly before she became a naturalised citizen.
Hong Kong authorities disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Tuesday from taking part in upcoming district elections.