How the ANC survived Jacob Zuma — and eked out a win in South Africa’s election

How the ANC survived Jacob Zuma — and eked out a win in South Africa’s election
Just 15 months ago, South Africa … to run the government. Demands from within the ANC to “recall” Zuma mounted. He resigned under duress in February 2018, and Ramaphosa replaced him as president. …
How the ANC survived Jacob Zuma — and eked out a win in South Africa’s election

South Africa: Democratic Alliance At 60 – Big Strategic Questions Lie Ahead

South Africa: Democratic Alliance At 60 – Big Strategic Questions Lie Ahead
At the one extreme, South … African National Congress (ANC), celebrates every possible historic anniversary of its life and struggles. At the opposite extreme, the main opposition Democratic …
South Africa: Democratic Alliance At 60 – Big Strategic Questions Lie Ahead

South Africa's Democratic Alliance at 60: big strategic questions lie ahead

South Africa's Democratic Alliance at 60: big strategic questions lie ahead
(MENAFN – The Conversation) At the one extreme, South Africa’s governing party … At the opposite extreme, the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has so far not said one word that 2019 …
South Africa's Democratic Alliance at 60: big strategic questions lie ahead

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance at 60: big strategic questions lie ahead

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance at 60: big strategic questions lie ahead
At the one extreme, South … African National Congress (ANC), celebrates every possible historic anniversary of its life and struggles. At the opposite extreme, the main opposition Democratic …
South Africa’s Democratic Alliance at 60: big strategic questions lie ahead

'We want to build one South Africa for all' – DA on the rise of nationalism

'We want to build one South Africa for all' – DA on the rise of nationalism
Despite the rise of nationalism believed to have caused a loss in support for the Democratic Alliance (DA … to its slogan ‘One South Africa for all’ and furthermore reject racial mobilisation. …
'We want to build one South Africa for all' – DA on the rise of nationalism

South Africa’s ANC celebrates victory, vows to tackle ANC corruption

South Africa’s ANC celebrates victory, vows to tackle ANC corruption
In South Africa, the ruling African National Congress (ANC … The main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, won more than 20 percent of the vote, a decrease from 2014. The DA made big gains in …
South Africa’s ANC celebrates victory, vows to tackle ANC corruption

South Africa elections 2019: widespread fury and big gains for the EFF

South Africa elections 2019: widespread fury and big gains for the EFF
The results of the Sixth National and Provincial elections on 8 May confirm that there is a deep ferment in South African society … The hopes of the ruling class to promote the liberal Democratic …
South Africa elections 2019: widespread fury and big gains for the EFF

South Africans Look to Re-Elected Government to Rebuild a Stagnant Economy

South Africans Look to Re-Elected Government to Rebuild a Stagnant Economy
For years South Africa’s majority was excluded from this democratic right by the minority apartheid government and the … with the Democratic Alliance, DA, receiving 22.23 percent while new …
South Africans Look to Re-Elected Government to Rebuild a Stagnant Economy

South Africa: Opinion – Nelson Mandela Party's Last Easy Win in South Africa

South Africa: Opinion – Nelson Mandela Party's Last Easy Win in South Africa
The elections in South Africa … While the African National Congress (ANC) governs, the opposition grumbles. Despite impassioned campaign efforts from the liberal Democratic Alliance (DA) and …
South Africa: Opinion – Nelson Mandela Party's Last Easy Win in South Africa

South Africa president reiterates corruption clean up after poll win

South Africa president reiterates corruption clean up after poll win
South Africa’s president on Sunday vowed to purge his party … The ANC slipped to holding 230 parliament seats, while the main opposition Democratic Alliance now holds 84 and the populist Economic …
South Africa president reiterates corruption clean up after poll win

South Africa's ruling ANC comes back to power by winning national election

South Africa's ruling ANC comes back to power by winning national election
South … African National Congress (ANC) has won the national election by winning 57.51 per cent of the votes, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) announced. The official results showed on …
South Africa's ruling ANC comes back to power by winning national election

SACP: SACP statement on the conclusion of South Africa's sixth democratic general election

SACP: SACP statement on the conclusion of South Africa's sixth democratic general election
The ANC-led government however … To this end the Alliance and progressive South Africans, over and above the ANC on its own, played an exceptionally important role. South Africa’s sixth democratic …
SACP: SACP statement on the conclusion of South Africa's sixth democratic general election

Dalai Lama congratulates South African President Ramaphosa on his victory

Dalai Lama congratulates South African President Ramaphosa on his victory
Tibet, May 12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Sunday congratulated President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa for his … internal divisions.The main opposition party, the Democratic …
Dalai Lama congratulates South African President Ramaphosa on his victory

S.Africa: Ramaphosa urges all parties to accept South African election results

S.Africa: Ramaphosa urges all parties to accept South African election results
SHOTLIST PRETORIA, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA. 11 MAY 2019SOURCE … The ANC’s closest rival, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), trailed at a distant 20.7 percent or 84 seats. The radical left …
S.Africa: Ramaphosa urges all parties to accept South African election results

S. African voters urge ruling party to fix economy, combat corruption

S. African voters urge ruling party to fix economy, combat corruption
As voters have chosen the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa’s national election … to below 60 percent since 1994 when it first came to power. The Democratic Alliance, the …
S. African voters urge ruling party to fix economy, combat corruption

South Africa's ANC will maintain a strong majority in government

South Africa's ANC will maintain a strong majority in government
JOHANNESBURG – For the sixth time in a row since the end of apartheid, the party of the late Nelson Mandela will form the majority in South Africa’s parliament … The ANC’s main challenger, the …
South Africa's ANC will maintain a strong majority in government

South Africa: Ramaphosa holds power as memory of Mandela fades

South Africa: Ramaphosa holds power as memory of Mandela fades
Perhaps the biggest “loser” 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: Ramaphosa holds power as memory of Mandela fades

ANC wins South African election, despite worst result in its history

ANC wins South African election, despite worst result in its history
The African National Congress has won … had improved since the 54% they won in the 2016 local government poll and were “picking up from that disaster”. The main opposition, the liberal Democratic …
ANC wins South African election, despite worst result in its history

South Africa elections: ANC coasting to victory despite worst electoral performance in party's history

South Africa elections: ANC coasting to victory despite worst electoral performance in party's history
The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) was on 20.79pc and the leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had 10.78pc It would be the worst electoral performance by the late Nelson Mandela’s former …
South Africa elections: ANC coasting to victory despite worst electoral performance in party's history

New ANC government must urgently stabilse economy, says Kathrada Foundation

New ANC government must urgently stabilse economy, says Kathrada Foundation
Johannesburg – The incoming government … congratulated the African National Congress and President Cyril Ramaphosa on their victory nationally and in eight of the nine provinces. It also …
New ANC government must urgently stabilse economy, says Kathrada Foundation

South Africa's ANC wins majority in parliamentary election – electoral commission

South Africa's ANC wins majority in parliamentary election – electoral commission
PRETORIA (Reuters) – The ruling African National Congress (ANC) party won the majority of parliamentary seats with a 57.5% share in this week’s South African vote, the electoral commission said …
South Africa's ANC wins majority in parliamentary election – electoral commission

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