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[EXTRACT] Eight Days in July: Inside the Zuma unrest that set...

In July 2021, with the imprisonment of Jacob Zuma, dramatic and violent scenes of unrest and looting unfolded in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng....

How do municipal ward budgets work?

The local government elections took place on November 1. Once the results were out, the political parties had to negotiate coalitions for...

Tracking the local government coalitions negotiations

During the 2021 local government elections, there were 66 hung councils. This means that including the five metropolitan councils, there were more...

The state of civic education in South Africa

One of the biggest takeaways from the 2021 local government elections was a massive decline in voter turnout. There are a number...

South Africa’s ANC dips below 50%. But opposition parties fail to...

South Africa’s 2021 local government elections were momentous. They mark the first time that the now ruling...

3 things from the 2021 Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement

On November 11, finance minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his maiden mid-term budget policy statement. This statement was delivered amidst deepening fiscal insecurity...

Joanne Joseph’s Children of Sugarcane is an intimate look at indenture

In Children of Sugarcane, writer and media personality Joanne Joseph, weaves a deeply political and personal tale of indenture. Joseph introduces readers...

Political parties say they are ready to serve the people

The 10400 ward councillors have not been elected and the final results of the local elections are in. The councillors and councils...

Only one family member could be victorious in fight for Ward...

Thirty-seven-year-old Siphamandla Ndabeni Ntabeni is the winner of the family race for ward 10 in Ward 10 in Matatiele municipality. Siphamandla emerged...

The results are finally in #LGE2021

It has been an intense and busy few weeks but now finally the results of the 2021 local government elections are out....

ANC ward candidate Valentino Stander says he will continue community work...

Ward 26 in the city of Cape Town metropolitan municipality has been won by the Democratic Alliance (DA). The DA won 67.15%...

SADA is the third biggest party in Fetakgomo Tubatse municipality

The Fetakgomo Tubatse municipality is an amalgamation of Fetakgomo and Tubatse municipality. It is situated in the fastest developing platinum town of...

The Namakwa Civic Movement are Kingmakers in the Nama Khoi municipality

In the Northern Cape’s Nama Khoi Local Municipality, the Namakwa Civic Movement (NCM) received 20.84% (6519 votes) of the vote. Even though...

No recount, IEC says despite calls from some Western Cape parties

The Wednesday press briefing by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the Western Cape was interrupted. Anwar Adams, the Democratic Independent Party...

In Photos: Day 2 of #ElectionsResults

As the vote counting slowly but surely starts to wind down, it is now time for the political parties to discuss and...

Makana Citizens Front happy to “have cut the ANC majority”

The Makana Citizens Front (MCF) is a civil organisation formed by prominent community leaders, businesses, academics, and ordinary citizens of Makhanda. Despite...

LGE 2021: A vote of no confidence (statement from Cry of...

The 2021 Local Government Election results send a clear message to the country’s ruling elite: South Africa’s Xcluded have lost confidence in...

#ElectionResults live blog day 2

Welcome back to The Daily Vox's Election Results live blog. Today is likely to be the final day of vote counting and...

Understanding the vocabulary of #ElectionResults

The 2021 local government elections have come and gone. The results counting is now in full force. With the results, a number...

The results are trickling in slowly in the Western Cape #LGE2021

With some way to go in the votes counting in the Western Cape, the Democratic Alliance (DA) is sitting on over 50%...
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