Category «Elections»

Fuck White People Exhibit

All Races Deserve To Be Treated Equally – Cape Party The widely controversial “fuck-white-people” exhibit being displayed in the Iziko SA National Gallery will face its day in court this week. The Cape Party is charging Iziko art gallery with contravening hate speech laws and demanding they pay a R150 000 fine. Cape Party leader, …

NPA STATEMENT ON ELECTION, POLITICAL AND PUBLIC VIOLENCE

The National Director of Public Prosecutions (‘NDPP’), Advocate Shaun Abrahams, is extremely concerned about the high levels of election, public and politically related violence in our country. In this regard, the NDPP has committed teams of highly experienced prosecutors to work closely with law enforcement agencies responsible for investigating election, public and political violence related …

Smaller parties losing out to the ANC, DA and EFF

This week’s eNCA elections poll shows the smaller parties losing ground as voters shift from them to the three biggest players: the ANC, the DA and the EFF. This trend has affected Cope, the IFP, the UDM and the ACDP, among others. Together all these smaller parties only make up an average of 2.4 %, …

Will the EFF be the King Makers?

The ANC has had a strong resurgence in Nelson Mandela Bay, according to this week’s eNCA poll. They jumped from 21% last week to 27%, while the DA held their ground with 42%. The poll – which covers the three most contested big cities – shows that the EFF are likely to be the kingmakers …

OVK verkort stemure vir 3 Augustus

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Die Verkiesingskommissie (VK) het die stemure, wat volgens wetgewing (Munisipale Kieswet) strek vanaf 07:00 tot 21:00, verkort na 07:00 tot 19:00 vir die plaaslike verkiesing wat op 3 Augustus 2016 plaasvind. Hoewel die Munisipale Kieswet in art. 45(1) bepaal die Verkiesingskommissie kan die stemure verander, bepaal artikel 45(2) dat die besluit bekend gemaak moet word …

VF Plus Gauteng-burgemeesterskandidate: ‘n Wye verskeidenheid van ervaring met adv. Anton Alberts as Pretoria/Tshwane-burgemeesterskandidaat

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Die Vryheidsfront Plus se burgemeesterskandidate in Gauteng is ʼn groep met baie jare se politieke en munisipale ervaring. Die verrassing is dat adv. Anton Alberts, Gauteng-leier en parlementslid, as die burgemeesterskandidaat in Pretoria/Tshwane genomineer is. Daarbenewens is ʼn derde van die kandidate vroue met heelwat dienslewerings-ervaring. Die Vryheidsfront Plus in Gauteng het vandag sy burgemeesterskandidate …

Announcement of the Local Government Elections

IFP

As the IFP we welcome the announcement of the election date. The 3rd of August 2016 is a good date for a number of reasons. This is the beginning of summer and in most parts of the country the weather will be favourable for all including the elderly. An announcement of this nature being could …

On The Postponement Of By-Elections Across The Country

IFP

On the eve of by-elections in 47 voting districts across South Africa, the Electoral Commission yesterday announced that all by-elections that were to be held today are postponed. The reason given is the order of the Electoral Court that by-elections in Tlokwe Municipality be postponed. The problems in Tlokwe, that led the Constitutional Court to …

IFP Wins By-elections

IFP

The Inkatha Freedom Party is celebrating after winning two fiercely contested by-elections at Vryheid and Indaka this Wednesday. “The election results showed that the IFP, with its limited resources, could defeat the ANC and the NFP. It certainly is sweet victory considering all the resources and time that the ANC invested in these wards even …

IFP Take Ntambanana And Is Now Unstoppable

IFP

Today the Inkatha Freedom Party celebrates taking over control of the Ntambanana Municipality that was in the hands of the ANC/NFP alliance. “We are happy to announce that the IFP has taken rightful control of the Ntambanana Municipality. Whilst this municipality was under the control of the unholy alliance of the ANC and the NFP, …

VF Plus groei met 125% in Potgietersrus

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Die VF Plus het met gister se tussenverkiesing in Potgietersrus ʼn kragvertoning gelewer en sy steun het met 125% toegeneem sedert die plaaslike verkiesing in 2011, sê dr. Pieter Mulder, leier van die VF Plus. Die VF Plus is ook die enigste party wat gegroei het. Die ander partye het beduidend swakker gevaar. Die DA …

IFP: CONDEMNS IRRESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOUR BY IEC STAFF

IFP

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal has raised grave concerns about the unprofessional conduct of IEC staff towards the IFP at the Mthonjaneni IEC office during the recent by-elections held on Wednesday 17th September. “We are very perturbed by the unprofessional conduct of the IEC staff. When we tried to lodge a complaint about claims that some …

Scotland votes “No” to independence

Scotland votes "No" to independence

Edinburgh – The “No” campaign won the Scottish referendum on Friday to keep the territory within the United Kingdom. Chief Counting Officers Mary Pitcaithly and Sue Bruce for the city of Edinburgh announced that 55.42 percent of the Scots voted against independence while 44.58 percent voted in favour. With a turnout of 84.48 percent, the …

Scotland says no to independence

Scotland votes "No" to independence

With the announced result at Fife, where 114 148 voted Yes and 139 788 No, the majority of the votes are in.  More than 50% of the voters has voted NO to becoming independent from Britain.  Early estimates of the exact percentage of no votes vary from 53 to 56 percent. More than 80 percent of the …

IFP: REJECTS MTHONJANENI BY-ELECTION RESULTS

IFP

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal has rejected the by-election results in Mthonjaneni following claims that some ballot papers went missing in one of the voting stations. It calls on the IEC to declare the by-election results invalid. “The IFP wants the IEC to explain how ballot papers in one of the voting station went missing. We …

Biggest Elections since general election taking place today

Biggest Elections since general election taking place today

Pretoria – Over 200 000 registered voters in 25 wards across the country’s nine provinces are expected go to the polls on Wednesday to elect municipal councillors. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Tuesday said tomorrow’s by-elections will be one of the largest mobilisations of voters outside of general elections. The by-elections include a number …