News archive: 2019 election

Voting by torch light for Alex residents

Voting by torch light for Alex residents

Gauteng – Voters in Alexandra, Johannesburg, eagerly queued into the early hours of yesterday morning to cast their votes, only to be disappointed; as voting stations proved to be ill-prepared. Voters at Nokuthula Special School had queued from around 5a.m., but were...

COGTA chastises rebellious Ntabankulu

Eastern Cape – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC, Fukile Xasa has decried the rebellious actions of residents of Ntlangano in Ward 1, Ntabankulu where voting did not happen as scheduled. Xasa visited the area this morning after residents disrupted...

Only five votes in five hours

Eastern Cape - Only five people had voted in five hours at Ncunteni polling station in Mt. Frere, due to protests that started last night. Many voters decided not to cast their votes when voting opened. Only five people had voted by noon even though voting opened on...

Voters encouraged to vote early

Voters encouraged to vote early

KwaZulu-Natal – The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has encouraged voters to keep the precedent they have kept in past elections of voting early. IEC Electoral Manager in KZN, Mawethu Mosery says voters should bear in mind that it is...

IEC ready for the big day

Gauteng - The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it’s ready all around for the national and provincial elections taking place today. IEC Commissioner Nomsa Masuku says the special vote days on Monday and Tuesday allowed them to assess problem areas and they...