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New CW report shares insights on perceptions, impact of corruption

Corruption Watch (CW) releases today a new report assessing the profound impact of corruption on people’s lives, titled The Impact of Corruption: Insights from a Perceptions and Experiences Survey. This research study aims to highlight the perceptions, characteristics, and experiences of corruption, and the prevalence of corrupt practices within both the public and private sectors Read more >

Parliament’s work: the journey of how a bill becomes a law

In this election season, it is important to consider the laws that affect our day-to-day life, and beyond. Why? Because the political parties we support send their elected representatives to Parliament to work on our behalf in making laws, among other important functions. Therefore, we must carefully consider who to give our vote to – Read more >

Add your voice to South Africa’s election agenda!

In the build-up to the general elections, the Nguvu Collective, an organisation working with marginalised communities in building leaders that will take the voice of the community forward, has launched its South Africa 2024 Elections survey to learn more about the issues South Africans care about. The organisation is committed to working with people on Read more >

Second and final voter registration weekend coming up

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will hold its second – and final – voter registration weekend on Saturday and Sunday, 3 and 4 February 2024. Registration will be possible at 22 300 voting stations countrywide, between 08h00 and 17h00 on both days. New voters are encouraged to add their names to the voters’ roll, while Read more >

Independent candidates’ big win ahead of 2024 polls

Victory has come just in time for independent candidates wishing to contest the general elections in 2024, in the form of a lifeline handed down by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) on 4 December 2023 in two separate judgments. The applications were brought by the Independent Candidate Association (ICA) and One Movement South Africa respectively, asking Read more >

IEC launches 2024 national and provincial elections programme

Source: South African government The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa has formally launched the 2024 National and Provincial Elections (NPE 2024) programme to declare its readiness to host millions of eligible voters at over 23 290 voting stations across the country next year. The theme for NPE 2024 will be Your Democracy, Own Read more >