Gqeberha communities march on councillor’s office

They say he is neglecting his duty but councillor believes actions against him are “politically motivated”


23 March 2021

Proposed changes to the way we vote are alarming

Electoral Law Amendment Bill would give the Independent Electoral Commision full power to change voting methods


13 November 2020

By-elections briefly disrupted in Port Elizabeth

Protesters demand electrification of informal settlements


5 February 2020

I wish elections were held every month, says Motherwell voter

Rubbish dumps suddenly being cleared


29 January 2020

Eastern Cape villagers voted hoping to get electricity

“They make all sort of promises during elections and once elections are over you won’t see them”


4 November 2019

GROUNDVIEW: For the first time most adults didn’t vote

There has been a decline in election participation since 1994, especially this year


13 May 2019

Strand protesters threaten to disrupt elections

Protest follows picket by property owners last week


24 April 2019

Fewer young people have registered to vote in the May election

Despite population growth, the number of 18 to 19-year-olds who have registered is down by almost half from the 2014 general election


3 April 2019

Voter registration rate down from 2014

Electoral Commission encourages young voters to make use of “short window of opportunity”


29 January 2019

“I’ve never voted before and I don’t intend to do so now”

Voter registration weekend in Mfuleni


28 January 2019

IEC gives students opportunity to register after deadline

This will help out-of-town students to vote


16 January 2019

Violence in Harare: an eye-witness account

“You can vote for MDC all you want but there is nothing you can do”


2 August 2018

Harare’s poorest residents vote in fear

“We live in a pool of faeces. Yet they want to control who we vote for.”


31 July 2018

Understanding the My Vote Counts judgment

Within the next 18 months South Africans are likely to find out who funds which political parties


27 June 2018