#LGE2021

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...

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...

#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...

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...

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...

The City of Johannesburg has lost two mayors this year

The City of Johannesburg's mayor, Jolidee Matongo died in a car crash on September 18, aged 46. 

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...

COVID-19 increased the already high unemployment in the Matjhabeng municipality

The Matjhabeng local municipality is part of Lejweleputswa district municipality. It is one of five municipalities in the district. The name is...

The City of Cape Town passed the Unlawful Occupation by-law

The City of Cape town’s draft Unlawful Occupation by-law passed on September 29. It also updated and passed the Streets, Public Places...

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”...

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...

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...

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...

Understanding Policing at a local government level

On September 18, hundreds of people marched in protest against the COVID-19 vaccines, in Seapoint, Cape Town.  The South African Police Service...

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...

#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...

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...

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)...

#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...

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...
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