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07 Jul 2016
Daily Podcast – July 07, 2016
Making headlines: African rights body urges government to intervene in SABC crisis Buthelezi slams IFP sabotage accusations And, time is running out to apply for special votes says the IEC
Buthelezi slams IFP sabotage accusations
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) president Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Wednesday said accusations that his party orchestrated the demise of the National Freedom Party (NFP) were false and baseless....
05 Jul 2016
NFP treasurer goes to ground following election blunder
National Freedom Party (NFP) treasurer Xolani Ndlovu, who has been blamed for the party’s election blunder which led to the party being disqualified from the 2016 local government elections, has...
04 Jul 2016
Local elections: Game over for NFP
The National Freedom Party (NFP) has officially been disqualified from contesting the 2016 local government elections, an official said on Monday. NFP spokesperson Sabelo Sigudu said the party’s...
14 Jun 2016
Electoral Commission v Mhlope and Others (CCT55/16) [2016] ZACC 15
Today the Constitutional Court handed down judgment on whether the Electoral Commission (IEC) is required to have a national common voters’ roll that has the addresses of registered voters for the...
09 May 2016
4 000 voters without addresses in Tlokwe
There were at least 4 000 registered voters on the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) voters’ roll in Tlokwe, North West who do not have addresses, the Constitutional Court heard on Monday. Wim...
24 Feb 2016
DA: James Selfe on by-election postponement says IEC must ensure free and fair elections both in Tlokwe and LGE2016
The DA notes the ruling by the Electoral Court postponing the controversial by-elections that were scheduled to be held today in wards 1, 4, 11, 13, 18 and 20 in the Tlokwe Municipality for a...
26 Jan 2015
Constitutional Court clarifies the appeals process for competition cases
A Constitutional Court decision last week, to settle a dispute between two political parties, has helped clarify the position regarding the appeals process for cases from the Competition Appeal...
02 Jul 2014
Daily podcast – July 2, 2014
July 2, 2014. For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I'm Shannon de Ryhove. Making headlines: President Jacob Zuma grants IEC’s Pansy Tlakula a leave of absence.
Zuma grants Tlakula leave of absence
President Jacob Zuma has granted Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) chairperson Pansy Tlakula's request for a special leave of absence, the presidency said on Tuesday. "The...
23 Jun 2014
Zuma considering Tlakula leave
President Jacob Zuma is considering Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson Pansy Tlakula's request for special leave, the presidency said on Monday. "President Jacob Zuma has received a...
12 Dec 2013
Combrink will resign – DA
Tlokwe mayor Annette Combrink will resign from her position, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Thursday after the African National Congress (ANC) retained six wards in Wednesday's by-elections....

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