By Kaya 959 News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the date for the country’s local government elections.
In a short statement issued on Wednesday night, Ramaphosa said the local government elections will take place on Wednesday, 27 October 2021.
He said this will be the sixth time under South Africa’s democratic dispensation that voters will elect leadership and public representatives at metropolitan, district and local level.
“The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will follow the necessary legal process to proclaim the date and undertake other requirements,” Ramaphosa said.