Why vote? Am I eligible to vote? Where do I vote? What are my rights as a voter? Read our plain English answers to these and many more questions about South Africa's 2014 elections.
With its sophisticated infrastructure and experience in hosting major tournaments, South Africa has become the go-to country in Africa for continental and world sporting events. This year, it's the turn of the CAF African Nations Championship, or Chan 2014, which kicks off on 11 January.
In 2014 South Africa will not only celebrate 20 years of freedom from apartheid, it will also hold the country's fifth national democratic elections. Play Your Part by registering to vote in the upcoming elections - our democracy was hard-earned through decades of activism and sacrifice, and should not be allowed to go to waste.