06
AUG
2016

ANC says LGE 2016 results are a wake up call for the party

The ANC in the Western Cape says the local government election results are a wake up call for the party. Not only was the Democratic Alliance victorious in the City of Cape Town but the party managed to penetrate traditional ANC strongholds such as Khayelitsha. The DA managed to increase its votes by more than six percent in the Cape Metro.
04
AUG
2016

Fight for control of the big metro's still on

With 80 percent of the national votes counted, the ANC leads with 53.6 percent - a decline of almost 8 percent compared to the 2011 local poll. The DA showed a improvement of almost 4 percent to 27.4 percent. But it is still a fight for control of the big metro's. The DA is leading in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro with 49.5 percent, followed by the ANC with 39,3 percent. It is also a tight race in Tshwane and Johannesburg where the ANC and DA are neck and neck.
04
AUG
2016

Mmusi Maimane excited over election results so far

There have been scenes of jubilation at the DA's table at the IEC Results centre in Pretoria with the announcement that the party has the majority in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality - with 90 percent of votes declared. However the DA has just fallen short of outright control of the Metro - garnering 49-point five percent of the vote. The ANC trails with 39 percent and the EFF finished with just under five percent. The DA may now form a coalition with another party to run the metro. DA leader Musi Maimane ...
04
AUG
2016

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi pleased with the results so far

IFP leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, says that the youth have played a significant role in the election period. The IFP is currently trailing in second place with 22-percent in KZN, while the ANC is leading with 54 percent. According to the IEC results system, the IFP won fifty-four percent of Nkandla, the area in which the private home of President Jacob Zuma is situated. Buthelezi was speaking at the IEC results centre in Durban...
04
AUG
2016

EFF open to coalitions

The Economic Freedom Fighters are tipped to be king makers in Tshwane and City of Johannesburg. But EFF acting chairperson in Gauteng, Mandisa Mashego says the EFF is not opposed to coalition governance but it will not go into partnership with the ruling party.
03
AUG
2016

IEC: First results trickling in

The results for the first voting district in the 2016 local government elections have been released. Results have been declared for the voting district Mistly Farm at Komga in the Great Kei municipality. Three candidates are contesting the ward and they belong to the following parties.

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