The Young Communist League (YCL) Treasurer, Kebaabetswe Nkate, has reiterated their position that the South African Communist Party (SACP) must contest the 2021 local government elections for the benefit of the working class. Nkate was speaking at a Red October rally held in Klerksdorp in the North West on Sunday. She says[…]
The local government election results should serve as a warning to the African National Congress and its alliance partners to listen, Cosatu said on Friday. “This was a final warning shot to the movement. We must listen, the people they are saying the movement must rid itself of factionalism and[…]
While the ANC is not crying foul about the results of last week’s local government elections, it wanted a better understanding of why things turned out the way they did, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday. The party would discuss the proportional representation system during its NEC meeting in[…]
As millions of people came out in their numbers on Wednesday to cast their vote in the 2016 Local Government Elections, voters sentiments are an apt reflection of the mood of the country at the moment – it’s time for change. VOC News visited at a myriad of polling stations[…]
In preparation for the 2016 Local Government Elections, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has accredited the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) as a religious authority in South Africa with observer status. Religious leaders across the country will be tasked with monitoring the elections to ensure that they are free and fair. They[…]
There was a robust and invigorating debate at Islamia Auditorium on Wednesday night, as the key contenders in the upcoming Local Government Elections were put to the test. The Great Cape Debate was hosted by VOC, Radio Islam and broadcast on ITV in front of live audience, with moderators Shafiq[…]
With the 2016 Local Government Elections less than two weeks away, political campaigning in the Western Cape is intensifying as politicians vie for votes. Amid growing public frustration with the current political landscape, this election is expected to be a hotly contested one. In the build-up to the elections, VOC[…]
President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans not to vote for opposition parties because they do not have experience to govern the country. Addressing thousands of ANC supporters who almost filled the 43 000 seat Mbombela Stadium at the provincial launch of the ANC’s local government election manifesto in Mbombela[…]
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