South Africans living abroad have been descending on high commissions and various embassies around the world where they will cast their votes today.
According to a recent Human Science Research Council survey, almost 80% of South Africans plan to participate in the 2009 national and provincial elections. This is a good sign; the people are getting ready to speak, writes Khanyi Magubane.
A massive voter turnout and large majority for the winning party in Guinea-Bissau’s parliamentary elections, held on 16 November, signal stronger government and greater reform in the West African country.
The world's eyes will be on the Southern African country of Angola in September when the country holds its first parliamentary elections since the final end to three decades of civil war.