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Zuma speech upstaged by ‘Remember Khwezi’ activists

A small group of protesters held up posters in solidarity with Khwezi, the woman who accused President Jacob Zuma’s rape, 10 years ago.   As...

IEC to announce local election results, finally

The Independent Electoral Commission has announced results of this year's local government elections. Speaking at the IEC operational centre on Saturday, the Glen Mashinini, IEC chairperson...

The internet: Where have you taken Zuma?

While all and sundry have passed comments about the performance (or lack thereof) of the ANC in some of the most contested parts of...

These elections have dealt a blow to the ANC they didn’t...

By Friday evening, the ANC had won 54% of the national vote in this week’s local election, to the DA’s 24%. Commander in Chief...

The DA claims Tshwane, stays rising across the board

Late on Friday afternoon, the leader of the Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane declared victory in Tshwane. He said that they are confident that the...

Here’s what you need to know about coalition politics in SA

What is a coalition anyway? A coalition is essentially an arrangement between political parties to share power when there is no outright winner. So where...

Small parties still do have a role to play in our...

So we know that the focus of this election season has been on the big three - ANC, DA and EFF. But what about...

This is why Nelson Mandela Bay has slipped out of the...

With 90% of the vote counted, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has announced that his party has won the Nelson Mandela Bay metro. The DA has triumphed...

A letter from Zimbabwe where the people ‘battle to breathe’

Marching Wednesdays seems to be the country's new fad since the citizen movement #ThisFlag and civil servants' strike shut the nation down on the...

#ElectionResults analysis: Day 1

With results trickling in, and some very different stats than in previous elections, speculation around what everything means going forward from this election is...

Calm down everyone, Nkandla is IFP country

The Inkatha Freedom Party have retained the Nkandla municipality, despite claims from a senior member of the African National Congress early on Thursday that...

Does the PAC even go here anymore?

The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) are a party with a strong legacy within South Africa. Their founder, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, remains one of the...

#ElectionResults: Joburg and Pretoria are too close to call

The Democratic Alliance (DA) seems to be gaining a stronghold in Gauteng, winning an increase in votes in the region since the 2011 local...

Live blog: 2016 #ElectionResults

3:30PM: We'll be taking a break for a bit, catch us on Twitter @thedailyvox or on Facebook. 3:00PM: The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in South...

Malawi leader to intervene in university fee hike deadlock

Malawian President Arthur Peter Mutharika has agreed to give an audience to University of Malawi Student Union (UMSU) leaders to help break the deadlock...

A first-timer’s guide to Oppikoppi

It’s that time of the year again, where people prepare for the biggest music festival in South Africa - OppiKoppi. While seasoned festivalgoers know...

Al Jazeera journalist among 85 injured as Mugabe crushes protesters

Riot police. Batons. Tear Gas. Beatings. There were scenes of mayhem in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Wednesday when riot police cracked down on nearly 2,000...

“I am a 40-year-old woman and embarrassed to have voted for...

She did it again. No sooner had the polls closed than Helen Zille dumped the DA straight into the line of fire. It started with Zille...

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says the EFF is the only party in SA...

While party officials await the results of Wednesday’s local government elections, the Economic Freedom Fighters’ spokesperson says his party is calm and content. “The description...

Some of our politicians walked, stood in queue and voted. Wow.

Democracy is not meant to be a VIP event. One human. One vote. But some politicians woke up this morning thinking their vote was...
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