2019 National Elections

#Shayisfuba: Feminist Collective Demands Feminist Government

A network of feminist women and non-binary people are calling for a feminist government and a feminist socio-economic and political agenda in...

“People Still Vote With Their Hearts”

AS TOLD TO Roza is a 33-year-old accountant living in Johannesburg. After voting, The Daily Vox team caught...

President Shocked Is Too Rich To Lead

President Cyril Ramaphosa may not realise this, but his now-infamous quotes about being ‘shocked’ and ‘appalled’ by various details he encounters while...

Voting Process Unfair To Blind Voters

A blind voter from Durban has raised concerns about the voting process for people with disabilities. This after he wasn't granted a...

Makhosi Khoza Brings African Democratic Change

“We are not politicians, we are activists,” says founder of the African Democratic Change (ADeC) party Dr Makhosi Khoza. While politicians are...

Good Party Will Fight Evil – Patricia De Lille

"We believe that if good people do nothing, that is when corruption and evil triumphs in our country," Good party leader Patricia de Lille...

Fasiha Hassan Argues The Case For The ANC

The African National Congress has been around for 107 years, and in government for 25 of these. Its leadership has been dominated...

#AlexTotalShutdown: “The Strike Is Killing Us As Grade 12 Learners”

AS TOLD TO The doors of Jaconia Moloutsi’s (19) school have been shut for the second week now....

The Voter Fraud Controversy: An Explainer

EXPLAINER Update: The coalition of 27 smaller parties who questioned the legitimacy of the elections have retreated. The group’s...

EFF Is Not The Cause Of Right-Wing Rise

“You are pained that the EFF has increased seats in parliament,” Julius Malema told a journalist at a press briefing on May...

Why Alexandra Booed Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba

“Mashaba we need answers now,” read the makeshift placard held up by an Alexandra township resident. The Marlboro Community Centre was teeming...

The IFP Wants KZN Back

“IFP is the only other political party that has governed the province for over 10 years since 1994 to 2004, we also...

#6thParliament: We Have A New Parliament

Update: ANC deputy president David Mabuza was sworn into parliament on May 28. This clears the way for the president to reappoint...

Malema: Ramaphosa Won’t Finish His Term

Less than a month before South Africa is due to go to the polls, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema predicted the...

#FeesMustFall Enters Parliament

The top three political parties competing in the 2019 national elections have all released parliamentary lists, and all three have made important nods to...

EFF In KZN Struggles With Factionalism Ahead Of Elections

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in KwaZulu-Natal say the list confirmation process was a success, ahead of the 2019 national elections, however, a court...

Women Forward: A Gendered Look At SA Politics

Women Forward (WF) began as a grassroots movement on farmland, planted among women who were marginalised. Domestic workers, farm workers and women...

Political Ads From The ANC, DA, EFF, FF+

With less than a month before South Africans head out in their thousands to the polls, political parties are pulling out all...

If You Won’t Join Them, Start Your Own Political Party

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter. A record number (48) of political parties are expected to contest the...

In Numbers: The Winners And Losers of #SAElections2019

NEWS ANALYSIS As the national and provincial results counting winded down in many places around South Africa, the time...
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