Elections 2019

The latest news from Elections 2019

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Use our interactive maps and results table to see how South Africans are voting in the 2019 National and Provincial ...

All the leaders in this year's election

Leaders of the political parties. Parties in alphabetical order. From left (Row 1): African Alliance of Social ...

WATCH | My wife is in labour, but I'm voting

The first person to queue to vote at East London City Hall was 32-year-old Jalil Abbas, who arrived there at 5.30am, ...

Timeline: Cope's floundering founder Mosiuoa ...

Could Mosiuoa Lekota be falling and his political system collapsing?

By Unathi Nkanjeni

'I'm still IFP president and I'm returning to ...

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has confirmed that he will return to parliament as an MP in the newly-elected National ...


Post-victory showdown looms for ANC

An emboldened President Cyril Ramaphosa will face off with detractors in the ANC tomorrow at a special meeting of the ...


14 of the 48 parties that contested the elections to serve in National ...

Despite a record of 48 parties contesting the national elections, only 14 of them will serve in the National Assembly.

By Qaanitah Hunter

Ramaphoria boosts ANC national vote

DA and EFF voters support the ANC by splitting their provincial and national votes

By Claudi Mailovich and Genevieve Quintal

Mbalula and Magashule blast each other over Cyril Ramaphosa

There has been bad blood between the two since 2017 when Mbalula said Magashule wasn’t fit to be Free State premier

By Luyolo Mkentane

Eastern Cape election results


Painful lessons from Airbnb cancellation policies

Airbnb has been widely praised for refunding, in full, people whose bookings had to be cancelled because of ...

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist

Breast really is best

I recently saw a shocking but also intriguing image of an old portrait on Facebook.It was of a women with an infant on ...

By Dr T

What is it that raises a wine from good to great?

What makes a five-star wine? Despite some critics arguing that Platter’s hands out its five-star ratings a little too ...

GOING THE DISTANCE | Testing times during this running vacuum

It should come as no surprise to anyone that runners, not unlike society in general, feel bewildered as to just what ...

By Bob Norris

Can Biden find light in the dark heart of America?

US President Joe Biden moving into the White House will be one of modern history’s most enduring images. Only hours ...

By John Harvey

National election results 2019


A limited podcast series exploring the data behind the elections, pulling out the stories we didn't know were there. In this episode we take a closer look at gender and the so-called gender divide in the electorate:

With SA elections around the corner, make sure that you are registered and ready. Unsure about some things? Here are some of the most-asked questions answered by Business Times reporter Mudiwa Gavaza!