Everything you need to know about SA’s local government elections
A round-up of election news, views and analysis from politicians, voters and commentators
ByFloyd ShivambuThe Visual Side The DA-run Midvaal municipality is widely considered to be one of the best run municipalities in the country, stemming from clean audits for the past five years. Despite this, the people of Sicelo informal settlement have said service delivery is near non-existent for them. Residents will have the opportunity to vote for change in the November 1 local elections.
The EFF launched its 2021 local government elections manifesto in Gandhi Square in the Johannesburg CBD on September 26 2021. The EFF contested elections for the first time in 2014 during the national polls and became the third most popular party in the country. EFF leader Julius Malema addressed his supporters at the launch.
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa showed off his Afrikaans as he visited several areas in the Western Cape as the party continues campaigning ahead of the local government elections on November 1. Read more: Business Day »
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Another election candidate killed in KZN ahead of local government electionsThe National Freedom Party said that it had learnt with shock of the devastating news of the killing of their councillor candidate in Nongoma.
Local government elections: Security measures in place to protect voters at the polls'We are declaring that we are operationally ready to execute our mandate and ensure a safe and secure environment for all to participate in the free and fair elections in our country,’ Defence Minister Thandi Modise said. But who will be there to protect us afterwards? The ckuf for?
Political parties in last-minute push to woo voters ahead of local government electionsSouth Africa’s major political parties are firming up support across the country ahead of the 2021 local government elections on October 1.
'The ANC is no longer using communities as voting fodder,' says Ramaphosa during Limpopo campaignANC president Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said he was not worried that his face and not those of ward candidates has dominated the party’s election posters during this local government election campaign Last night we slept hungry again and my daughter was crying because of hunger. Please assist us with a 2kg mealie meal and tinned fish 🙏🏻. Just so my little girl can eat😔💔. I've been struggling to get a job and in my struggle, my child is suffering💔 He acknowledges that it was doing such before, this two confessions are drawn from two ANC lives suckers and no strange to it, all suits the persons Mxm
Malema casts doubts on election outcome: ‘They will use load shedding to steal votes’ | CitypressEFF leader Julius Malema has used his campaign rally in East London to launch an attack on the ANC ahead of next Monday’s local government elections. what about him bribing 'king Dalindyebo' with an SUV to steal votes? a thieve fingering another thieve. welcome to the ANC and EFF world of thieves. They've already started. You are peplexed because ur strategies, sermed to have yield3d , little comfort under your expectations