Conflict mediators on stand by in Western Cape ahead of local government elections
The Electoral Commission of South Africa has put together teams of mediators to intervene in conflict situations.
“We cant resolve peoples’ service delivery issues, but we can seek to ensure elections take place.”Hendrickse also said there was also the Electoral Code of Conduct Observer Commission made up of religious leaders.“They also have a network of members that assist in mediating and getting involved in resolving issues through their good office.
“They bring a level of moral authority, and it is led by the Archbishop of Cape Town,” he added.Asked if there were any hotspot areas in the province, Hendrickse said they were in general contact with SAPS through the provincial Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure, where they held weekly meetings and were advised about hotspots areas, including taxi and gang-related matters and service delivery protests.
“There is no specific hotspots I can indicate to you. We are constantly in touch with SAPS and monitoring the situation,” he said.Hendrickse added that the conflict management mediators panel was on the ground to update them with what was occurring.“That is how we approach these particular matters,” he said. headtopics.com
Police Minister Bheki Cele on Wednesday said they have deliberated on the state of readiness for the local government elections with the IEC.“We have profiled all the voting stations based on their risk, and we have identified 300 which are prone to give us problems.Read more: IOL News »
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