#LGE2021

How the July unrest could shape #LGE2021 in KwaZulu Natal

In July 2021, unrest broke out in KwaZulu Natal and rapidly spread across the province. With elections just around the corner, the...

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...

How are the votes from local elections counted

In less than a week, South Africans would have cast their votes in the local government elections. Then it will be up...

Some WTF moments leading up to #LGE2021

Without a doubt, the road to the 2021 local government elections has been paved with chaos and controversies. The Daily Vox takes...

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...

Not voting doesn’t equal exclusion from the democratic process

All South Africans over the age of 18 have the right to exercise their vote. Along with the constitutional right to vote,...

Three year court battle between Limpopo municipality and engineering company continues

There has been three years of legal wrangling between Gauteng-based electrical engineering company and cash-strapped Fetakgomo Tubatse municipality in Limpopo.  Now 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...

#LGE2021 From the boardroom to the ballot box

The local government elections are exactly one week away and parties aremaking the final push. Politicians and their parties have always been...

The list: tips for voting safely on November 1

On November 1, South Africans are heading to the polls to vote in the local government elections. According to the Independent Electoral...

Lesedi Mamushi on why she is running as an independent candidate

Lesedi Mamushi is an independent candidate of the Makhuduthamaga municipality in Limpopo. Mamushi told The Daily Vox the reason why ward 6...

David Mabuza tells Sekampaneng residents to give the ANC another chance

Deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) David Mabuza has appealed for another chance during local election campaigning. Mabuza told residents...

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...

Political violence in the lead-up to #LGE2021

Political violence is an increasingly worrying phenomenon which has emerged in the lead-up to the 2021 local government elections. Civilians and politicians...

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...

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...

The Namakwa Civic Movement believes the Northern Cape deserves better

The Namakwa Civic Movement (NCM) is a political party from the Northern Cape province. They are based in Springbok which forms part...

How coalitions in local government have fared so far

The 2016 local government elections saw coalition governments in four out of eight metros in South Africa. This marked a significant change...

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...

Independent candidate in Buffalo City reportedly threatened by ANC

Lisa Ntlonti is an independent candidate running for Ward Councillor in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (Ward 14). On October 13, Ntlonti released...
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