#LGE2021

Here’s what mayors and councillors are supposed to do

Eligible voters on November 1 will go to the polls to vote for public representatives at the municipal council and ward councillors....

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...

Limpopo villagers waiting for more than 20 years for gravel road...

Residents of Mawa Block 8 outside Bolobedu in Limpopo have waited for more than 20 years for their gravel road to be...

Makhanda and the future of service delivery protests in SA

In Makhanda, between May and June, protestors shut down roads, and other access points. They were protesting jobs and decent services. In...

Unpacking the so-called “Coloured” vote and why it’s not just a...

November 1 marks the day of the 2021 local government elections. The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) reported that 26.2-million South...

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%...

ANC candidate Valentino Stander wants to work for communities

During the campaign trail, African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa said the governing party is fielding some of the best candidates...

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....

The Daily Vox’s take on the defining issues of #LGE2021

There are now 11 days left for the 2021 local elections. Political parties are rounding up their campaigns and doing a final...

Graaff-Reinet has ran dry in more ways than one

Graaff-Reinet has been plagued by a drought for seven years now. It is the fifth-oldest town in South Africa situated in the...

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...

The List: Five myths about the 2021 local elections

South Africa's municipal elections will be held on November 1, 2021. People will vote to elect councils for all district, metropolitan and...

5 times communities took over municipal duties in South Africa

Municipalities across South Africa are on the brink of collapsing. Political parties are making promises and counting on votes for the upcoming...

Four brothers, one ward councillor position up for grabs

In the Eastern Cape, it’s the battle of the brothers for the local government elections. Four brothers are contesting to become the...

Handy tool to find out the ward councillors candidates for #LGE...

There is less than a week before South Africans will cast their vote in the 2021 Local Government Elections. The politicians have...

Voters share their thoughts on #Elections2021

For Election Day, The Daily Vox team spent the day speaking to voters. From Hanover Park in the City of Cape Town...

Steve Tshwete municipality in Mpumalanga is trying its best

In 2020, only eight percent of South African municipalities received clean audits from the Auditor-General. These “clean municipalities” were cited for not...

By-laws that govern urban farming need to find common ‘soil’ for...

Djo BaNkuna aka “The Cabbage Bandit” was threatened with arrest for having a vegetable garden on the pavement in front of his...

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...

Scorecard for #LGE2021party manifestos

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Democratic Alliance (DA), and the Good Party have published their manifestos. Election campaigning has kicked into high...
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