2021 local government elections

LIVE UPDATES | Eastern Cape 2021 election action

Follow here for the latest news updates from this year's local government elections 10.11am BCM's ward 44 polls on ...

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DA keeps Cape Town but with a reduced majority of ...

It's official: The DA will govern Cape Town for another five years, but with a reduced majority.

Andisiwe Makinana
Political correspondent

LISTEN | Voters ‘overwhelmingly confident’ of ...

The majority of voters polled by the Human Sciences Research Council believe the elections were free and fair.

Cape Town mayor-elect Hill-Lewis thanks voters, vows to earn their faith

Cape Town mayor-elect Geordin Hill-Lewis has thanked Capetonians for giving the DA another mandate to govern the city.

Andisiwe Makinana
Political correspondent

LISTEN | Helen Zille opens assault case after clash with police at EC ...

DA federal council chair Helen Zille was allegedly dragged out of the Fernwood Park Primary School voting station in ...

By Iavan Pijoos and Herald Correspondent

'I am elated after voting': former president Kgalema Motlanthe

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has urged all South Africans to vote in Monday's local government elections.

Aphiwe Deklerk
Political reporter

You will not get load-shed if you live in an area with an IEC results ...

The IEC has reached an agreement with Eskom to hold back on load-shedding in areas where election results centres are ...

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist

Here’s why new DA mayor Marlene van Staden was ...

A coin toss has seen DA councillor Marlene van Staden win the mayoral position in Modimolle-Mookgophong local ...

DA spokesperson Siviwe Gwarube elected party's deputy chief whip

DA spokesperson Siviwe Gwarube has been elected deputy chief whip of the party in the National Assembly.

Aphiwe Deklerk
Political reporter

ANC provincial elective conference postponed to 2022

The much anticipated ANC provincial conference initially scheduled for mid December, where new provincial party leaders ...

By Asanda Nini

Not so fast : DA mayors taking time to pick right MMCs, says Mpho Phalatse

Phalatse revealed that the DA and several opposition parties  had agreed on several “non-negotiable” principles.

ANC pulls out of Kannaland coalition

The ANC has pulled out of its coalition agreement with the Independent Civic Organisation of SA (Icosa) in Kannaland, ...

Andisiwe Makinana
Political correspondent