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.
IEC Dismisses Objections Against ANC, DA, EFF, BLF Party Candidates, Reiterates List Process Is Shut
News24Wire, 9 April 2019
Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) head Mosotho Moepya has again rejected claims by the ANC that it can withdraw candidates from its nomination lists for Parliament and… Read more »
ANC Integrity Committee Concludes Candidate Vetting Process
The ANC's integrity committee has concluded the review of its nominated candidates to the National Assembly and provincial legislatures, but it is unclear if any controversial… Read more »
ANC Has Reserve Candidates to Replace Compromised Ones - Mbalula
The ANC has a reserve list of candidates that it intends to use if any members currently on its parliamentary and legislature lists are asked to step aside by the party's integrity… Read more »
ANC Ramps Up Trust Campaign While Lists Continue to Come Under Fire
Daily Maverick, 8 April 2019
With only a month to go before the elections, the ANC is intensifying its campaign to win back voters' trust, not an easy task when it has nominated compromised candidates to… Read more »
IEC Turns Its Attention to Objections to Parties' Candidates
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is expected to hold a briefing on Tuesday about objections to politicians included on party lists for the upcoming general elections. Read more »
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 »
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