Eskom chief operating officer Jan Oberholzer said load shedding is not expected during the upcoming local government elections.
The Electoral Commission has launched an online voter registration facility allowing new voters to register and existing voters to update or amend their registration from anywhere.
Telkom has announced it will provide free Wi-Fi Internet access at a thousand polling stations around the country on election day, 3 August. The telecommunications operator said it is providing
The Electoral Commission of South Africa and Accenture have launched a mobile application designed to provide voters with the electoral information ahead of, during and after the municipal elections taking place
The constitutional court ruled on Tuesday that local government elections can go ahead on 3 August without a complete voters’ roll. Chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s
A vote on whether to appoint former Independent Electoral Commission chairwoman Pansy Tlakula as chairwoman of the newly-formed Information Regulator was postponed by the national assembly on Thursday. There were too many empty
Former IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula has been recommended as the chair of the newly formed Information Regulator. Tlakula was recommended for the top post during a meeting of the
South Africa’s most-used social network, Facebook, will this weekend remind South African users to register to vote – the last chance they’ll have to do so before the local government elections on 3 August. It’s the first-ever voter registration campaign that
A two-day seminar on electronic voting (e-voting) and counting technologies concluded in Cape Town on Tuesday, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said. The purpose of the event was to stimulate debate on electronic voting and counting, vice-chairman Terry Tselane said in a statement
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will conclude a study in the coming weeks in which it investigates the various forms of electronic voting and registration systems used worldwide, from electronic ballots to telephonic and Internet-based voting. However, South Africa’s