#LGE2021

Residents of Moutse still share dirty river water with animals

Disgruntled residents of Moutse in Limpopo are still sharing dirty water from the river with animals. Water and sanitation minister Senzo Mchunu...

Mamelodi residents wait to use Greenview train station since 2018

For several years now, hundreds of Mamelodi residents east of the city capital Pretoria have been struggling. The residents are spending more...

NGOs take voter education engagements to communities #LGE2021

In the lead-up to the local elections, the Triangle Project hosted a community engagement on voter education in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Triangle...

Twitter Spaces: A new means of political campaigning?

The 2021 local elections are taking place under pandemic conditions. This means political parties and independent candidates alike have had to use...

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....

In Conversation with Busisiwe Nxumalo, ANC Candidate

For the upcoming local government elections, approximately 25% of the African National Congress (ANC) candidate list is comprised of young people. The...

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...

Part three: Scorecard for new parties in the #LGE2021

The Daily Vox is continuing the scorecard coverage of local election manifestos. Most of the major political parties have made their “promises”...

University students share their thoughts on the upcoming #LGE2021

The local government elections are just around the corner and the youth vote cannot be discounted. The youth demographic (18-34 years old)...

Bheki Cele opens mobile police station for Kopanong/Skierlik residents

Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele opened a mobile police station in Kopanong/Skierlik, Mamelodi east of Pretoria. This was during his community...

Farming communities are the last priority for politicians

Ubuntu Rural Women and Youth movement is a non-profit organisation working in farming communities of the Western Cape. The organisation focuses on...

Mamelodi hostel residents are tired of waiting for housing

Mamelodi hostel residents are angry at temporary incompletely-built shack houses made of corrugated iron. They are being left without a roof, running...

#LGE2021: Galeshewe voters urged to use their voices by voting

Galeshewe is Kimberley’s oldest township in the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality in the Northern Cape province. Local residents have called out issues...

What role will religiously-affiliated parties have in the #LGE2021?

Almost 325 political parties are set to contest the local government elections on November 1. There is no telling what role smaller...

Political violence at the time of local elections

In 2016, the local government elections were preceded by political violence. There were various cases of murders and attempted murders of...

Sipho Mtshweni for ward councilor or no vote, say Mamelodi residents

Some Mamelodi residents say they want Sipho Mtshweni for ward councillor or else they are not going to vote. Residents of Skierlik/Kopanong,...

Part Two: Scorecard for #LGE2021 party manifestos

The Daily Vox continues the scorecard coverage of political parties’ local election manifestos. 

The Capexit battle royale #LGE2021

As November 1 and local elections day draws closer, political parties and candidates are politicking in full force. From “catchy slogans” to...

In Conversation with Tshiamo Malatji, independent candidate

In June 2020, the Constitutional Court ruled that the Electoral Act is unconstitutional. The Act required citizens to be elected to political...

We want to hear from you #LGE2021

As the local government elections draw close, share your thoughts with The Daily Vox team. We want to know what are the...
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