The DA grew by over 50% in KwaZulu-Natal during this year’s election.
Parties to battle it out in W Cape, KZN by- elections

Wednesday 2 July 2014 07:25

More than 3000 registered voters are eligible to make their mark in Wednesday's by-election at Rheenendal near Knysna in the Southern Cape.


MaMbeki accorded a provincial official funeral

Sunday 8 June 2014 20:32

Struggle icon, Epainette Mbeki is expected to be accorded a provincial official funeral next Saturday.


MaMbeki dies at 98

Saturday 7 June 2014 09:09

Former president Thabo Mbeki’s mother, Epainette, affectionately known as Mambeki, has passed on at the age of 98.


Will revised regulations threaten the coffers of political parties?
Political party funding under spotlight after 2014 elections

Friday 30 May 2014 13:56

SABC Digital News interviews Gregory Solik of My Vote Counts about the organisation’s work in lobbying for reform of regulations over political party funding.


Justice, correctional services merger aims to end finger pointing

Tuesday 27 May 2014 17:23

The merger of Justice and Correctional Services into one ministry will bring an end to the finger pointing which has been seen between the two departments.


Sadtu unpacks reasons behind Ntola’s dismissal

Wednesday 21 May 2014 17:21

The South African Democratic Teacher’s Union (Sadtu) on Wednesday laid bare its decision to dismiss its president Thobile Ntola.


EFF ready to work in the North West

Tuesday 20 May 2014 14:55

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), which is now the main opposition party in North West, says they are more than ready to work at the provincial legislature.


 Malema told his supporters that while they believe that they were robbed in the election, they will not take their grievances any further.
Malema reads out riot act to EFF MPs

Saturday 17 May 2014 20:01

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has warned party members who get into Parliament and the provincial legislatures that they will be fired if they don't perform.


COPE leader, Mosiuoa Lekota, says a younger generation of South Africans is emerging.
Lekota lauds EFF

Saturday 10 May 2014 06:56

COPE President Mosiuoa Lekota has lauded the EFF for their achievement after they have become the third biggest party in the country.


ANC ready to work with EFF in Limpopo

Saturday 10 May 2014 06:26

The African National Congress (ANC) in Limpopo has celebrated its victory in style.


COPE leader, Mosiuoa Lekota, was speaking from the IEC National Results Centre in Pretoria
Defeated COPE to talk to other parties

Friday 9 May 2014 15:37

Crushed COPE party, which has seen a meager 121 022 people, down from 1 311 027 in 2009, cast their vote for the party is headed to serious introspection.


Growth for DA, decline for ANC, decimation for COPE in provinces

Friday 9 May 2014 13:19

With 98% of voting districts declared nationally and 430 seats available across all nine provincial legislatures, it appears the ANC is on a waning trend, while the DA’s representation is on the rise.


COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota casting his vote
COPE crumbles in Gauteng

Friday 9 May 2014 06:19

The Congress of the People (COPE), has crashed hard in Gauteng, at present recording only 0.51% of the provincial votes.


Twitter is a buzz with anger over election results
Unhappy tweeters talk election results

Thursday 8 May 2014 13:58

It seems the hype for change in government on Twitter has disappointed followers as they continue to vent on the platform.


The new kid on the block, the Economic Freedom Fighters
EFF's strong showing a threat for COPE: Fikeni

Thursday 8 May 2014 08:27

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says while an ANC lead was expected nationally, the EFF seems to be replacing COPE, whose showing seems to have taken a nosedive, as the second opposition.


Will the May 7 elections throw AZAPO and the PAC to the political dust

Thursday 8 May 2014 01:00

As the elections got underway in Limpopo, one of the biggest questions we should ask ourselves is the popularity of AZAPO and the PAC amongst the electorate.


Most political party leaders are satisfied with the way elections are going so far.
Malema, Lekota cast their votes

Wednesday 7 May 2014 11:24

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, says he is happy to vote for his party for the first time.


May 7 will see the country abuzz as South Africa's take to the polls.
Where political leaders will vote

Monday 5 May 2014 19:31

COPE President, Mosiuoa Lekota, will be one of the first party leaders to cast their votes when voting kicks off on Wednesday, May 7.


Mosiuoa Lekota says the levels of theft and corruption in the country has become endemic.
COPE promises to tackle corruption

Sunday 4 May 2014 17:00

Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota has vowed to deal harshly with corruption if elected in to power.


Political parties maximise their campaigns

Sunday 4 May 2014 10:19

Sunday is the final day for political parties to campaign for votes ahead of Wednesday's provincial and national elections.


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