September 23, 2021
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Julius Malema: EFF survives on money from Parliament, IEC and party levies

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EFF leader Julius Malema is adamant his party did not declare its funding sources to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) because it did not receive any donations above ...
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IEC hits the ground running ahead of November elections

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has hit the ground running with its plans to hold elections within the next two months despite the pending Constitutional Court challenge against ...
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ANC rejects IEC capture accusations

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The African National Congress’s (ANC) Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte has rejected accusations that the party has captured the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). The party held a media briefing ...
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ANC did not get special treatment from the IEC, says Duarte

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Deputy ANC Secretary-General, Jessie Duarte, says the party did not get special treatment from the IEC. It comes after the commission reopened candidate registration for the upcoming local ...
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Ramaphosa welcomes IEC decisions on 2021 municipal elections

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ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the Independent Electoral Commission’s decision to go ahead with this year’s municipal elections. He’s also praised the planned reopening of candidate registration ...
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Decision to reopen candidate registrations based on solid legal advice, says IEC

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The Independent Electoral Commission said that its plans to hold the sixth municipal elections since the end of apartheid in 1994 were well underway and that it had ...
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IEC announce dates for voter registration weekend

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Voter registration will take place on 18 and 19 September. The Independent Electoral Commission says it’s an opportunity for new voters to register and for existing voters to ...
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IEC to announce the way forward on local elections after ConCourt ruling

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The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is expected to brief the media on Monday afternoon after the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) on Friday dismissed its application to postpone ...
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IEC to determine whether it’s possible to hold voter registration weekend

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will on Monday determine whether it’s possible to hold a voter registration weekend before local government elections are held. The commission was locked ...
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IEC scrambles to meet Constitutional Court election deadline

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is rushing to meet Monday’s deadline to consider whether it would be practically possible to hold another voter registration weekend this month. On ...
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IEC should have been COVID-ready, says Mmusi Maimane

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One South Africa Movement leader Mmusi Maimane says the Independent Electoral Commission should have prepared to be COVID-ready for the elections beforehand. The Constitutional Court dismissed the Commission’s ...
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2021 municipal elections: IEC meets to determine electoral programme

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The Independent Electoral Commission will announce its electoral programme on Monday. It’s meeting this weekend after the Constitutional Court dismissed its bid to postpone the municipal elections. The ...
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EFF warns IEC against misinterpreting Constitutional Court order as excuse to save ANC

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The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has warned the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) against misrepresenting a Constitutional Court (ConCourt) order handed out on Friday. The ConCourt dismissed the IEC’s ...
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IEC application to postpone local govt elections dismissed

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The Constitutional Court has dismissed the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) application for a postponement of the local government elections. The apex court has directed the IEC to conduct ...
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ANC withdraws bid to reopen IEC candidate list registration

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The ANC has issued a statement confirming the withdrawal of its electoral court application to re-open the registration of candidates for the local government elections. The governing party ...
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IEC still waiting for court papers from ANC regarding reopening registration

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While the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is yet to receive papers from the African National Congress (ANC) forcing it to reopen registration of local government election candidates, it ...
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ANC bid to reopen IEC candidate list will undermine Oct poll, say opposition parties

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Opposition parties have warned that should the African National Congress’s (ANC) application to have the Electoral Court reopen the candidate list system, the integrity to hold free and ...
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SACP backs ANC bid to reopen IEC candidate list registration

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The SACP says it is backing its alliance partner in its quest to have the IEC reopen candidate list registrations. The ANC has approached the electoral court on ...
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IEC tells court that local govt poll won’t be credible if held before November

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) told the Constitutional Court that if the local government elections were held before November, they wouldn’t be credible. The commission made its submission ...
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Constitutional Court questions why IEC didn’t approach Parliament to postpone elections

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Proceedings got underway in the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) after an application for the postponement of the local government elections brought forward by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). RemedyCounsel ...
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ANC supports IEC bid for postponement, says elections must be held in October

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While the African National Congress maintains that local government elections “must” be held in October as scheduled, the party is also reiterating calls for the postponement and made ...
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ANC hits back at parties opposing IEC application for elections postponement

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The African National Congress (ANC) has clapped back at opposition parties and organizations who have applied at the Constitutional Court to oppose the application of the Independent Electoral ...
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IEC: Postponing municipal polls is not doing ANC’s bidding

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THE Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has rejected claims that its Constitutional Court application to have the local government elections postponed was a smokescreen for the ANC’s fear ...
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Helen Zille: IEC pushing for election postponement to cover its tardiness

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) has applied to be joined to the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) application to the Constitutional Court, in which it seeks a postponement of the ...
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IEC to launch urgent Constitutional Court application to postpone local elections

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will launch an urgent application on Wednesday at the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) to have the October municipal elections deferred. IEC chairperson Glen Mashinini ...
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IEC: Election proclamation has implications

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said on Tuesday that the proclamation of local government elections by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has a number of implications. On ...
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Delaying elections by more than four months will undermine people’s rights, says IEC

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) told Parliament on Friday that postponing the local government elections by more than four months would undermine the “democratic project” and the political ...
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IEC to head to court to have local govt elections postponed

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Friday endorsed the findings of a panel that looked into the fairness of the October municipal elections, which found that the elections ...
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COVID-19: IEC moves voter registration amid 3rd wave

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has on Wednesday moved the planned voter registration weekend out by two weeks because of the continuing onslaught of new COVID infections. The ...
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IEC refutes claims it is hellbent on elections at all cost

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The Chief Electoral Officer for the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) Sy Mamabolo has refuted claims that the commission was hellbent on elections at all cost. Mamabolo ...
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