Kathrada Foundation calls for new government to serve the populace and be firm against corruption

Kathrada Foundation calls for new government to serve the populace and be firm against corruption
It also acknowledged the victory of the Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape … the vast majority of South African voters had had an unrestricted opportunity to express their political …
Kathrada Foundation calls for new government to serve the populace and be firm against corruption

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration
South Africa‘s ruling African National Congress … Top opposition party the liberal Democratic Alliance slipped in its share of votes, however, winning 20.7%, down from 22.2% in 2014.
South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration

South Africa election: Ramaphosa holds power as memory of Mandela fades

South Africa election: Ramaphosa holds power as memory of Mandela fades
Perhaps the biggest “losers’ of the major parties, is the official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA … call it a “miracle.” With South Africa’s democracy maturing, the memory of Mandela’s era is …
South Africa election: Ramaphosa holds power as memory of Mandela fades

South Africa: The Who, Why and What of South Africa's Minority Afrikaner Party

South Africa: The Who, Why and What of South Africa's Minority Afrikaner Party
One of the smaller parties to make ground in South Africa’s sixth … with the three leading parties – the African National Congress (ANC), the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom …
South Africa: The Who, Why and What of South Africa's Minority Afrikaner Party

DA’s project of building One South Africa for All is on track

DA’s project of building One South Africa for All is on track
I’d like to thank every single voter that came out on Wednesday to support the DA’s mission of building a non-racial alternative at the centre of South African politics … I was elected to lead the …
DA’s project of building One South Africa for All is on track

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory
JOHANNESBURG — Facing widespread voter disillusionment and anger, the African National Congress early Saturday kept control of South Africa’s national government with … The main opposition party, …
South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory

Breaking down what a SA Government of National Unity would look like

Breaking down what a SA Government of National Unity would look like
political analysts have suggested the creation of a Government of National Unity (GNU). So far, the African National Congress (ANC) leads with 57.5% of the votes, with the Democratic Alliance (DA) …
Breaking down what a SA Government of National Unity would look like

Government praises South Africans for participating in SA Elections 2019

Government praises South Africans for participating in SA Elections 2019
“Thank you, South Africa, we have done it again. We have kept our democracy strong and vibrant and have contributed to a better tomorrow,” said Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) …
Government praises South Africans for participating in SA Elections 2019

South Africa elections – Ramaphosa’s ANC party has majority slashed 25 years after ex-leader Nelson Mandela became country’s first black president

South Africa elections – Ramaphosa’s ANC party has majority slashed 25 years after ex-leader Nelson Mandela became country’s first black president
South Africa’s African National Congress party is led by President … and in 2004 it had close to a 70 per cent majority. The Democratic Alliance has received nearly 22 per cent of the vote so far in …
South Africa elections – Ramaphosa’s ANC party has majority slashed 25 years after ex-leader Nelson Mandela became country’s first black president

South Africa’s ruling ANC coasting to win in national elections

South Africa’s ruling ANC coasting to win in national elections
“He has positioned himself as a president who is focused on rooting corruption out of government,” said Brown … we’ve held the center of South Africa politics,” Mmusi Maimane, the Democratic …
South Africa’s ruling ANC coasting to win in national elections

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory
JOHANNESBURG — The African … retain control of South Africa’s national government after this week’s election, but widespread voter disillusionment contributed to the party’s weakest electoral …
South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on track to win parliamentary elections

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on track to win parliamentary elections
South Africa’s ruling … who are concerned about the government’s pledge to start seizing private land from landowners without payment. Like the ANC, the country’s largest opposition party, the …
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on track to win parliamentary elections

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory
JOHANNESBURG — The African … retain control of South Africa’s national government after this week’s election, but widespread voter disillusionment contributed to the party’s weakest electoral …
After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory

The who, why and what of South Africa's minority Afrikaner party

The who, why and what of South Africa's minority Afrikaner party
(MENAFN – The Conversation) One of the smaller parties to make ground in South Africa’s … leading parties – the African National Congress (ANC), the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic …
The who, why and what of South Africa's minority Afrikaner party

South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs

South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs
PRETORIA (Reuters) – The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa’s election on Friday … It had secured 57.38% of the vote so far, while the main opposition Democratic …
South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption
The African National Congress, which has been in power since South Africa became a democracy, has cruised to victory in the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit with diminished …
South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption

S'Africa Elections: ANC with worst performance in 25 years [Morning Call]

S'Africa Elections: ANC with worst performance in 25 years [Morning Call]
All attention is on South … 25 years in government. Ballots in 64 percent of nearly 30,000 voting districts have been counted. The early tallies put the ANC on 57 percent in the parliamentary race, …
S'Africa Elections: ANC with worst performance in 25 years [Morning Call]

Gauteng election results: Pitfalls of a potential coalition government

Gauteng election results: Pitfalls of a potential coalition government
threatening the African National Congress’ (ANC) monopoly. Follow live election results coverage, here. Gauteng was also going to be a fierce battleground. The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) inroads into …
Gauteng election results: Pitfalls of a potential coalition government

South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted

South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa’s parliamentary election … while the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) was on …
South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted

Victory in sight for ANC in closely-watched South Africa poll

Victory in sight for ANC in closely-watched South Africa poll
Pretoria (AFP) – South … to be the government, whether there is decline or increase,” said the ANC’s chairman Gwede Mantashe late on Thursday. Results released by the IEC showed the ANC’s closest …
Victory in sight for ANC in closely-watched South Africa poll

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs
PRETORIA (Reuters) – The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa’s election on Friday … while the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) was on 21.81 percent and …
South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs

ANC opens wide lead in South Africa elections but support wanes

ANC opens wide lead in South Africa elections but support wanes
The African … in its 25 years in government. As of 0010 GMT, ballots in 72 percent of 22,925 voting districts had been counted. The tallies put the ANC on 57 percent in the parliamentary race, with …
ANC opens wide lead in South Africa elections but support wanes

ANC Takes Commanding Lead in South Africa’s Election But Support Ebbs

ANC Takes Commanding Lead in South Africa’s Election But Support Ebbs
The tallies put the ANC on 57 percent in the parliamentary race, with the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on 22 percent and the leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on 10 percent. Details …
ANC Takes Commanding Lead in South Africa’s Election But Support Ebbs

Ruling ANC poised for re-election in South Africa, with reduced power

Ruling ANC poised for re-election in South Africa, with reduced power
The African … 25 years in government. As of 2 a.m. local time, ballots in 72 per cent of 22,925 voting districts had been counted. The tallies put the ANC at 57 per cent in the parliamentary race, …
Ruling ANC poised for re-election in South Africa, with reduced power

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs
PRETORIA, May 10 (Reuters) – The African … government. As of 2211 GMT, ballots in 69.98 percent of 22,925 voting districts had been counted. The tallies put the ANC on 56.61 percent in the …
ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs

South African general election: Counting underway; ruling ANC leads

South African general election: Counting underway; ruling ANC leads
South Africa has a parliamentary system of government. The national assembly consists of … standing well ahead of the Democratic Alliance (DA) with 26.30 per cent of votes, reported Xinhua. The …
South African general election: Counting underway; ruling ANC leads

South Africa: ANC Awaits Bill of Health As South Africa Votes Counted

South Africa: ANC Awaits Bill of Health As South Africa Votes Counted
Like most elections, South Africa’s sixth democratic poll has … But with the opposition Democratic Alliance already calling for a full audit of the vote – citing several instances of alleged …
South Africa: ANC Awaits Bill of Health As South Africa Votes Counted

South Africa Counts Votes as Ramaphosa’s ANC Looks to Retain Power

South Africa Counts Votes as Ramaphosa’s ANC Looks to Retain Power
PRETORIA – South African elections officials counted ballot papers early … The ANC’s biggest challengers at these elections are the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), and the …
South Africa Counts Votes as Ramaphosa’s ANC Looks to Retain Power

DA thanks brave South Africans who voted to give change a chance

DA thanks brave South Africans who voted to give change a chance
The Democratic Alliance (DA) would like to thank the people of South Africa, who, despite the cold and wet weather today, cast their ballots in this watershed Election. Every vote cast today, was …
DA thanks brave South Africans who voted to give change a chance

The Real Ballot Question in South Africa: How to Keep the Country from Falling Apart

The Real Ballot Question in South Africa: How to Keep the Country from Falling Apart
South Africa’s sixth election … Polls suggest that the liberal Democratic Alliance will lose ground and that the extreme-left populist Economic Freedom Fighters will double their vote. The ANC …
The Real Ballot Question in South Africa: How to Keep the Country from Falling Apart

South Africa’s elections begin in a test of ANC leader Ramaphosa’s strength

South Africa’s elections begin in a test of ANC leader Ramaphosa’s strength
A quarter-century after the end of apartheid captured imaginations worldwide, Mr. Ramaphosa and his party, the African National Congress, faced an electorate increasingly disillusioned with the state …
South Africa’s elections begin in a test of ANC leader Ramaphosa’s strength

South Africans vote in election that may challenge long-ruling African National Congress

South Africans vote in election that may challenge long-ruling African National Congress
Now many here believe the government … a democratic South Africa, don’t feel the same sense of allegiance to Mandela’s party and are turning to opposition parties who they think can do better. The …
South Africans vote in election that may challenge long-ruling African National Congress

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength
A quarter-century after the end of apartheid captured imaginations worldwide, Mr. Ramaphosa and his party, the African National Congress, faced an electorate increasingly disillusioned with the state …
‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength

South Africa election: President Cyril Ramaphosa promises 'rocket booster for democracy'

South Africa election: President Cyril Ramaphosa promises 'rocket booster for democracy'
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told … the ruling president His biggest rival at the polls will be the Democratic Alliance, which has campaigned vigorously against corruption but …
South Africa election: President Cyril Ramaphosa promises 'rocket booster for democracy'

Focus on Africa: will low voter turnout ruin South African elections?

Focus on Africa: will low voter turnout ruin South African elections?
Big South … Democratic Alliance after Mmusi Maimane’s party recorded a big jump from 65% at the beginning of the week to 75% at the close of campaigning. According to South Africa’s …
Focus on Africa: will low voter turnout ruin South African elections?

South Africa Elections: Millions to Vote After 25 years of Apartheid

South Africa Elections: Millions to Vote After 25 years of Apartheid
Twenty-five years after the apartheid in South Africa, millions of citizens headed towards the polls to cast their vote in the sixth democratic national election, on Wednesday. The citizens this year …
South Africa Elections: Millions to Vote After 25 years of Apartheid

South Africa: Woman Migrants – Forgotten Victims of South Africa's Xenophobia

South Africa: Woman Migrants – Forgotten Victims of South Africa's Xenophobia
As predicted, the run-up to South Africa’s election today … supported by the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance, involves constructing controversial asylum processing centres …
South Africa: Woman Migrants – Forgotten Victims of South Africa's Xenophobia

To unseat the ANC, South Africa’s opposition must put aside their egos

To unseat the ANC, South Africa’s opposition must put aside their egos
There are so many things Nigeria can learn from South Africa — the self-sacrificial … opposition parties — certainly neither the Democratic Alliance nor the Economic Freedom Fighters will …
To unseat the ANC, South Africa’s opposition must put aside their egos

South Africa: 'The Main Thing Is a Job' – the Battle for South Africa's Swing City

South Africa: 'The Main Thing Is a Job' – the Battle for South Africa's Swing City
Former mayor of Port Elizabeth Athol Trollip at a Democratic Alliance … government incentives. The industry survives today, though it has been struggling and here, like elsewhere across South …
South Africa: 'The Main Thing Is a Job' – the Battle for South Africa's Swing City

South Africa election: What time do polls close today? When can we expect a result?

South Africa election: What time do polls close today? When can we expect a result?
Voters across South … The African National Congress (ANC), which led the fight against apartheid, has governed the country since 1994. But support for the ANC has eroded as large inequalities have …
South Africa election: What time do polls close today? When can we expect a result?

Voting begins in South Africa election with corruption, crime and land ownership dominating debate

Voting begins in South Africa election with corruption, crime and land ownership dominating debate
The African National Congress has been the dominant force in South African politics since Nelson … many voters disillusioned giving hope to the main opposition – the Democratic Alliance, led by …
Voting begins in South Africa election with corruption, crime and land ownership dominating debate

Woman migrants: forgotten victims of South Africa’s xenophobia

Woman migrants: forgotten victims of South Africa’s xenophobia
Xenophobic attitudes pave the way for government action that punishes migrants. Throughout this election campaign, leading South African political … supported by the African National Congress and …
Woman migrants: forgotten victims of South Africa’s xenophobia