Articles containing the tag ‘IEC
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

    Ramaphosa Sets Council Election Date as ANC Cruises to Victory in By-election

    The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday announced that the local government elections will be held on Wednesday 27 October 2021. The president made this pronouncement in a s... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Monday, June 20th, 2016

    IEC up to no good and they know it – PAC

    There is something clearly amiss in the train of thought of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) management, and their hasty decision to exclude the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania from the Local Govern... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

    Zuma Ally Vuma Mashinini not Suitable for IEC Post – DA

    The opposition Democratic Alliance has made vociferous complaints that too much power seems to be getting put into the hands of those people that are very close to the sitting president, Jacob Zuma. An MP from ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

    DA Calls on Tlakula to Step Down

    The Democratic Alliance has, on Thursday, called on embattled chair of the Independent Electoral Commission to consider resigning from her position as a way of saving the commission’s integrity. This call... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

    Election Day: A Generally Peaceful Election

    The Election Day finally was upon us and from the tone of the day one can be forgiven for thinking that the whole electioneering was much ado about nothing. But alas, that would be the mistake of a presidential... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

    Pre-election Dramas

    This was literally the last day before the Election Day in South Africa and as can be expected, there were a lot of dramas that were reported on Tuesday. A residing officer in the Independent Electoral Commissi... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 1st, 2014

    South Africans Living Abroad Cast their Votes

    As the election race hots up, it behoves the media to take the coverage of the antics of the electioneering parties a gear higher in order to keep the public informed about who is doing what and also to keep th... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

    Opposition Parties Want IEC Chair Pansy Tlakula to Step Down

    The call for the Chairperson of the independent Electoral Commission to resign seems to have gathered momentum showing a great measure of seriousness on the part of the opposition political parties. On Friday, ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

    Coalition of Political Parties Baying for Tlakula’s Blood

    South Africa is still reeling in the aftermath of two very damning reports. The more commonly known Thuli Madonsela’s report which found that President Jacob Zuma and his family benefitted from the non se... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

    Kenny Kunene Makes a Return to the Political Arena with his Own Party: Patriotic Alliance

    Just three months after leaving Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Kenny Kunene has registered his own political party called Patriotic Alliance. It is unclear when the party was registered. However, reports abou... Read more »