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ANC retains Joburg – final count

ANC retains Joburg – final count

The ANC garnered the most votes in Johannesburg, but still fell short of a 50% majority, meaning the metro would have be run through a coalition.

Government - By News24Wire | 6 August, 2016
2016 Elections: Voter turnout at 58%

2016 Elections: Voter turnout at 58%

South Africa’s 2016 Municipal Elections, in which over 200 parties participated were free and fair, the Electoral Commission (IEC) Chairperson Glen Mashinini declared.

Government - By SA News | 6 August, 2016
People of South Africa the real victors – Zuma

People of South Africa the real victors – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa has shown to the world that it is a thriving democracy where differences of political opinion and diverse political preferences are allowed to flourish.

Government - By SA News | 6 August, 2016
2016 Elections: How it all unfolded

2016 Elections: How it all unfolded

As the Electoral Commission prepares to make the final announcement of results for the 2016 Municipal Elections, SAnews looks at the week that was, since South Africans went out in their numbers to cast their ballots, in Wednesday’s poll.

Government - By SA News | 6 August, 2016
DA clinches Tshwane – final count

DA clinches Tshwane – final count

In a nail-biting finish, all the votes from the capital city have been captured with the DA winning the most votes.

Government - By SA News | 6 August, 2016
Gauteng ANC in talks over coalitions – Mashatile

Gauteng ANC in talks over coalitions – Mashatile

The ANC in Gauteng said on Saturday morning that it is already in talks with other parties about coalitions, although it did not want to say who they were.

Government - By News24Wire | 6 August, 2016
SA political parties talk coalitions after game changing elections

SA political parties talk coalitions after game changing elections

As the counting of results for the 2016 Local Government Elections draws closer to an end, coalitions are becoming a reality for some metros and political parties are keeping their cards close to their chest.

Government - By SA News | 5 August, 2016
ANC will rise to the top again – Ramaphosa

ANC will rise to the top again – Ramaphosa

The ANC “will be rising to the top again”, even though people thought it was on its knees, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday.

Government - By News24Wire | 5 August, 2016
DA clinches Nelson Mandela Metro – final count

DA clinches Nelson Mandela Metro – final count

With 100% of voting districts declared, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has clinched the Nelson Mandela Bay metro with 46.71% of the votes.

Government - By SA News | 5 August, 2016
South Africa’s democracy is maturing

South Africa’s democracy is maturing

The 2016 Local Government Elections are an indication that South Africa’s democracy is maturing.

Government - By SA News | 5 August, 2016
ANC withdraws Nelson Mandela Bay complaint saying ‘we must accept defeat’

ANC withdraws Nelson Mandela Bay complaint saying ‘we must accept defeat’

The ANC has withdrawn its complaint to the IEC regarding the outcome of elections in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said on Friday.

Government - By News24Wire | 5 August, 2016
Election results after 90% vote count

Election results after 90% vote count

It’s the second day of vote counting for the 2016 Local Government Elections and about 90 percent of the votes have been counted.

Government - By SA News | 5 August, 2016
Nelson Mandela Bay election not fair – ANC

Nelson Mandela Bay election not fair – ANC

The ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay has lodged complaints with the IEC regarding the outcome of the elections, saying they considered the election not free and fair.

Government - By News24Wire | 5 August, 2016
‘There is something wrong with the numbers’ in Nelson Mandela Bay: ANC

‘There is something wrong with the numbers’ in Nelson Mandela Bay: ANC

African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe reacted furiously to the Democratic Alliance’s announcement on Thursday that it would win the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality.

Government - By News24Wire | 4 August, 2016
This is how coalitions work in South Africa

This is how coalitions work in South Africa

Pierre De Vos, a constitutional law scholar, attempts to answers his own questions about how a coalition will work following the results of the municipal elections.

Government - By Staff Writer | 4 August, 2016
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