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Over one million people registered to vote over the weekend

Zuko Komisa Voter putting ballot Into voting box. Generative AI. Over one million people registered to vote over the weekend. The Electoral Commission reports that over a million registrations were made at 23,296 polling places by the end of the first day of the event. 91% of the polling places had opened by 8 a.m. today, and the remaining ones opened by 8 p.m. The IEC said in a statement […]

today20/11/2023

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NEWS

Women lead the way in voter registration weekend

By Kaya 959 Reporter A final tally has revealed that 1.7 million people made their way to voting stations over the special two-day registration weekend. The Electoral Commission said most of those who showed up to check their details or register for the first time were women. The Electoral Commission confirmed that 433 198 registered to vote for the first time. "The province with the highest registration activity is KwaZulu-Natal […]

today21/09/2021

Shimza

ENTERTAINMENT

Shimza encourages youth to vote: ‘This is no joke’

By Tamlyn Canham There are just a few hours left for South Africans to register to vote for the local government elections and Shimza has an important public service announcement for his fans. The DJ has urged his followers to make sure they are on the voter's roll. "Funny thing is that young people in SA think by not voting Ba laya someone else, yes we are all frustrated but […]

today20/09/2021

NEWS

Voter Registration for Local Government Election close at midnight: Here’s how to register online

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says although voting stations closed at 5pm on Sunday, people can still register online until midnight on Monday. Special voters are also expected to be registered today the 20th of September. Voter registration for #LGE2021 continues online at https://t.co/WorsxgXJOo until midnight on Mon, 20 Sept. Voters' roll closes with proclamation on this day. But hurry, register asap to avoid disappointment. #evervoicetogether pic.twitter.com/6WbJrgH8Cg — IEC South Africa […]

today20/09/2021

Vote ballot box

NEWS

Voter registration delayed

By Kaya 959 News Voter registration has been delayed for two weeks. According to the Electoral Commission, this is due to the third wave of COVID-19 infections currently sweeping the country. The decision was undertaken at a special meeting held on Wednesday. IEC CEO, Sy Mamabolo, said voter registration will be held from 31 July - 1 August. "The decision was made following a review of the current conditions including […]

today08/07/2021

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NEWS

Voter registration weekend date announced

By Kaya 959 News The Independent Electoral Commission has confirmed that voter registration is set to take place on 17 and 18 July. Commission CEO, Sy Mamabolo, says in the lead-up to the weekend, they will embark on a nationwide voter education and awareness campaign to encourage all eligible voters to make sure they are ready to participate in the elections scheduled to be held on 27 October 2021. He […]

today13/05/2021

LINEUP

Kaya Breakfast: What would you like your local government to fix?

Ahead of the local government elections held on October 27, Kaya Breakfast asked the listeners how the current local government improved the services since the last elections? Looking at the tweets and voice notes this morning, many citizens are not happy with the local government and shared some of their frustrations. READ: President announces date for local government elections Some Gauteng residents say service delivery remains problematic in various communities. […]

today22/04/2021

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Will YOU make your mark?

This weekend is Voter Registration weekend, Will YOU make your mark? Who can register? You must: be a South African citizen; be at least 16 years old (you can only vote from age 18); and have a green, bar-coded ID book; smartcard ID; or valid Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC). Register within South Africa When and where can I register? You can make an appointment to apply for registration during office […]

today08/03/2018

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