Tags Elections

Tag: elections

2011 municipal elections: fast facts

All systems go for South Africa’s 2014 elections

Approximately 218 000 staff members are standing by, nearly 63-million national and provincial ballot papers have been delivered, and 22 263 voting stations are ready to open at 7am on Wednesday for South Africa's fifth democratic elections.
South Africans abroad cast their vote

South Africans abroad cast their vote

South Africans living and working as far afield as London, Dubai, Canberra, Kinshasa, New York, Doha, Dublin and Khartoum turned out in numbers to cast their votes in the country's fifth democratic elections on Wednesday.
South Africans 'already winners': Zuma

20 years of freedom: reason to celebrate

As the country marks its first 20 years of freedom, Bathandwa Mbola reflects on how far we have come, and explains why she personally will be celebrating "being part of this big, vibrant and colourful family called South Africa".

Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues set for Nelspruit

Brand South Africa is continuing with its Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogue, with the latest in the series set to take place in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on 25 April, with a focus on leadership.

Celebrities drive SA youth vote campaign

Star-studded line-up for youth vote roadshows

Generations star Patrick Shai, Rhythm City's Mpho Molepo, Muvhango's Nomsa Buthelezi and actress Maggie Williams will kick off roadshows at high schools and colleges across Gauteng province on Thursday to encourage young people to vote in South Africa's 7 May elections.
Authorities 'ready to ensure free

Authorities ‘ready to ensure free, fair elections’

The police, defence force, and departments of State Security and Home Affairs have taken stringent measures to ensure that South Africa's upcoming elections - coinciding with the country's 20th year of freedom - are fully free and fair, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Watch: Why we’re voting in South Africa’s 2014 elections

Hey, we get a day off work ... South African comedians, musicians, actors and ordinary working people have come together for a video campaign to urge everyone in the country, come Wednesday 7 May, to just get out and vote.

Special vote applications open on 7 April

Special vote applications open on 7 April

Applications for special votes in South Africa's 7 May national and provincial elections can be made at local offices of the Independent Electoral Commission between 9am and 5pm from Monday 7 April through 17 April, the IEC said this week.

Frequently asked questions about voting in the 2014 elections

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.

Home Affairs ramps up ID services

25.3-million South Africans good to vote

Chief Electoral Officer Mosotho Moepya has certified South Africa's voters' roll, setting the stage for 25.3-million voters - representing 80% of eligible voters - to cast their ballots in the country's national and provincial elections on 7 May.


Skip to toolbar