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#MalawiElections: Mutharika leads, 75% of votes counted

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes and is in the lead to be re-elected as Malawi's president. The Malawi Electoral...

#MalawiElections: Counting underway

Counting is underway in Malawi after millions of voters made their way to more than 5,000 polling stations across the country, to make their...

Statistician-General reveals negligible risk of double voting

The final report of the Statistician-General into the use of Section 24A votes at a sample of voting stations in the 2019 National and...

Close call on tightly contested Malawi elections

On May 21, Malawi could see the most tightly contested elections yet, as the country votes for President and local councillors. This marks the...

Journalist who voted twice was merely “testing” the system – Sanef

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has defended community journalist Etienne Mare who voted twice in the recent general elections claiming that he was...

SADC Elections Observer Mission calls for peaceful elections

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Elections Observer Mission has been launched in Lilongwe with a call on Malawi to hold free and fair...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s party struggling at the polls

The controversial ex-SABC Chief Operating Officer’s new party, African Content Movement (ACM), is struggling to get votes after this year’s general elections. When the...

South Africans have shown confidence in the EFF – Shivambu

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu said the party is pleased by the growth registered in this year’s general elections. As the tallying of votes...

#2019ElectionResults: DA, EFF against re-run while IEC conducts audit

Both the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) do not believe there is a need for an election rerun, at least...

Spoilt ballots place 6th so far

South African voters spoilt enough ballots to win a place in parliament had they been for a contesting party, if all votes were counted. By...

An opportunity to determine who will govern your affairs – Madonsela

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela encouraged the youth to go and vote in every election saying that it’s important for them to determine who...

#MyElectionExperience: Voting stations were quiet in some parts of Jo’burg

Despite the voting fever, voting stations were surprisingly quiet in Kensington, Troyville and Jeppe. The 2019 elections were the most anticipated elections. After years of...

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