Subscribe to this channel

You can subscribe to new audio episodes published on this channel. You can follow updates using the channel's RSS feed, or via other audio platforms you may already be using.

RSS Feed

You can use any RSS feed reader to follow updates, even your browser. We recommend using an application dedicated to listening podcasts for the best experience. iOS users can look at Overcast or Castro. Pocket Casts is also very popular and has both iOS and Android versions. Add the above link to the application to follow this podcast channel.

Signup to

Sign up for a free user account to start building your playlist of podcast channels. You'll be able to build a personalised RSS feed you can follow or listen with our web player.

IEC fires officials for mishandling ballots

The IEC says a deputy presiding officer at a voting station in Benoni east of Johannesburg, has been removed following an investigation into the transfer of special votes. This after a video went viral on social media - showing a party agent assisting with the transfer of the special votes. The IEC in Ermelo, Mpumalanga, has also dismissed two IEC officials after the EFF complained that a ballot box has been tampered with.

IEC on objections lodged against candidates

The IEC has sought to explain its reasons for dismissing all objections lodged against candidates on party lists contesting the May General Elections - with the exception of one PAC candidate. The IEC says the majority of the objections were related to unproven allegations. Over 50 objections were lodged, but the IEC upheld the PAC's objection to its own candidate Alton Mphethi, who was sentenced to 18 months in prison, barring him from serving in any legislature. Candidates have until the eleventh of April to lodge appeals with the electoral court. IEC commissioner, Mosotho Moepya, addressed the media in Johannesburg.

Voter registration weekend begins

SAfm — High School learners are being encouraged to register to vote ahead of the last registration weekend. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the Northern Cape has extended its voter education to High Schools. Kimberley Boys High pupils were encouraged to participate in democratic processes

4 episodes