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 The NFP was disqualified from contesting the elections after it failed to pay a deposit fee of R490 000 in time.
The NFP was disqualified from contesting the elections after it failed to pay a deposit fee of R490 000 in time.

NFP dismisses discussions with ANC

Thursday 28 July 2016 06:44

The NFP has dismissed claims by the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal that they are in discussions for NFP supporters to back the ANC during next month's municipal elections.

NFP dismisses discussions with ANC

Thursday 28 July 2016 06:44

The NFP has dismissed claims by the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal that they are in discussions for NFP supporters to back the ANC during next month's municipal elections.

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ANC in KZN in its final push

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:37

It's exactly a week today to the election. The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal is in its final push.

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N Cape voters have 'no knowledge of ANC candidates'

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:28

Potential voters in the Northern Cape are expected to go to the polls next week, with no knowledge who the ANC mayoral candidates are.

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IEC launches National Results Centre

Wednesday 27 July 2016 20:53

The Independent Electoral Commission has officially opened its National Results Operations Centre in Pretoria.

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DA rounds up countrywide electioneering campaign

Wednesday 27 July 2016 17:45

With just under a week to go, the DA is rounding up its electioneering across the country.

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Seven arrests over political killings: Nhleko

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:41

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says there have been seven arrests so far in regard to the political killings in the country.

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Court orders ANC to hand over report to Fransman

Wednesday 27 July 2016 14:14

The Western Cape High Court has ordered the ANC's Integrity Committee to hand over its report on sexual harassment allegations to the lawyers of Marius Fransman by midday on Wednesday.

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ANC candidate councillor gunned down in PE

Wednesday 27 July 2016 14:03

An African National Congress (ANC) candidate councillor for Ward four in the Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth has been gunned down on Tuesday night.

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IEC becoming a target for political protests: ISS

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:05

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) says the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is becoming a target for political protests.

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Change of LGE system will lead to logistical nightmare: IEC

Wednesday 27 July 2016 07:18

The IEC says there will be a logistical nightmare if the LGE system is changed to allow voters to cast their ballots anywhere in the country,

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