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  • Our flag is our national pride!
    Our flag is our national pride! By Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Zizi Kodwa No matter where in the world you may find yourself the one recognisable symbol that draws us together with pride and camaraderie is our national flag. Every time it is flown at a sporting event… Read more »
  • Over 20% of ballots counted in 2024 elections
    Over 20% of ballots counted in 2024 elections Halfway through the first day of vote counting in South Africa’s 2024 National and Provincial Elections, over 20% of votes have been tallied.  This is as of 2pm on Thursday at 4 710 out of 23 293 voting districts.  The Electoral Commission’s… Read more »
  • Police commended for dedication during elections
    Police commended for dedication during elections Northern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Koliswa Otola, has expressed her gratitude to all stakeholders within the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster for their unwavering dedication and professional conduct during the policing of the 2024 General Elections in the province. “Force deployments,… Read more »
  • Government thanks voters
    Government thanks voters Government has thanked the millions of South Africans who successfully went out in their numbers to make their voices heard in the seventh democratic elections by casting their votes. “Particularly noteworthy is how first-time voters clearly came out in their numbers to affirm their right to vote… Read more »
  • IEC thanks voters for their patience in long queues
    IEC thanks voters for their patience in long queues The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has taken to X, formerly known as Twitter, to thank everyone who waited in long queues at voting stations across the country on Wednesday. As millions of South Africans took to the polls to… Read more »
  • First results start trickling in at IEC's results centre
    First results start trickling in at IEC's results centre The atmosphere at the Electoral Commission’s national Results Operations Centre (ROC) in Midrand is lively this morning as the first results in the National and Provincial Elections start to trickle in. Tens of thousands of South African citizens made their way… Read more »
  • Citizens make their mark in 2024 Elections
    Citizens make their mark in 2024 Elections Voting stations have now officially closed and Election Day 2024 in South Africa has drawn to a close. Citizens who were still in line at 9pm will be served by the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), and will still be allowed to… Read more »
  • Election Day: IEC stays the course to ensure right to vote
    Election Day: IEC stays the course to ensure right to vote The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has assured voters, who arrive at voting stations before 9pm tonight, that they will be allowed to vote, even if the process stretches beyond the closing time. Voting stations opened at 7am… Read more »
  • DP Mashatile makes his mark
    DP Mashatile makes his mark Deputy President Paul Mashatile has cast his vote at the St Johannes Church in Kelvin, Johannesburg. After casting his vote, the Deputy President called on all South Africans to exercise their right to make a mark. “All I want to do is call on all… Read more »
  • Call to vote ahead of end of Election Day
    Call to vote ahead of end of Election Day The Electoral Commission in KwaZulu-Natal has encouraged registered voters who have yet to cast their votes, to do so ahead of the closing of voting stations at 9pm. The call comes as voters in various parts of the country continue to… Read more »

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