No Candidate Replacement, South African Electoral Commission Says
Electoral Commission of South Africa head Mosotho Moepya has rejected claims by the African National Congress (ANC) that it can withdraw candidates from its nomination lists for Parliament and provincial legislatures. This comes after ANC head of elections Fikile Mbalula claimed the party has a reserve list of candidates in case any are asked to step aside by the party's integrity committee.
48 parties will be represented at this year's national elections, 19 more than those of 2014, the Independent Electoral Commission has said. Read more »
South Africa's Julius Malema, leader of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters,has launched his party's 166-page manifesto ahead of the general elections to be held in May 2019. ... Read more »
Speaking at the Royal Cape Yacht Club, Patricia de Lille has announced the leadership of her GOOD party which she hopes will "lead the movement to success in the elections". ... Read more »
Elections are coming and the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng needs to promote its successes, but it can't escape the Life Esidimeni debacle, writes Greg Nicolson for The ... Read more »