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The final countdown: DA, EFF and ANC up the ante ahead of elections

The ANC, EFF and DA are out in their numbers on campaign trails to convince South Africans to vote for them.

By Cebelihle Bhengu
1 min read

Gwede Mantashe postpones controversial Xolobeni visit - but community says ...

Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday announced the postponement of his trip to Xolobeni in the ...

By Naledi Shange
1 min read

Tears flow as Ace Magashule promises to deliver poor whites from 'racist ...

Ace Magashule brought the residents from a mostly poor white community in Hermanus to tears after he promised to secure ...

By Aron Hyman
2 min read

It's war on two fronts as the Good party takes 'blue liars' back to court

The protracted wrangle between the DA and Good party leader Patricia de Lille is now being fought on two fronts - the ...

By Philani Nombembe
3 min read

WATCH | 4 questions you never thought to ask about the SA elections

Are you registered to vote but unsure about the process?

By timeslive
1 min read

No joy for trio who complained too late about exclusion from ANC's Free ...

The South Gauteng High Court ruled on Wednesday that the application by three ANC members, who were disgruntled that ...

By Ernest Mabuza
2 min read

Mixed reaction as Thabo Mbeki campaigns for 'ANC that is on the mend'

Former president Thabo Mbeki dominated chatter on social media on Tuesday after campaigning for the ANC at the Rand ...

By Cebelihle Bhengu
1 min read

Sunday Times Politics Weekly podcast

The Sunday Times Politics Weekly team discusses allegations of "cash for votes" or voter buying laid against the ANC recently. The team further discusses the cost of state infrastructure upgrades, voter apathy, the controversial state of Alexandra township, and alternative options for voters.


With SA elections around the corner, make sure that you are registered and ready. Unsure about some things? Here are some of the most-asked questions answered by Business Times reporter Mudiwa Gavaza!


Sunday Times

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DOUGLAS GIBSON | Wobbly logic can't disguise the ...

Peter Bruce, one of our most distinguished and respected columnists, writes sense for five years at a time before going ...

By DOUGLAS GIBSON
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BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | Imagine a system in which public representatives, and ...

A spelling blunder on a huge ANC billboard bearing President Cyril Ramaphosa's ever-smiling face in Port Elizabeth ...

5 min read

To vote ANC or not: 'Only Jacob Zuma decides for Nkandla'

If President Cyril Ramaphosa wants votes from former president Jacob Zuma's Nkandla neighbours, he must ask his ...

By ZIMASA MATIWANE
4 min read

White woman's first vote is for EFF

Mother and housewife Bianca-Lee Grossett, 39, has traded her sheltered life of white privilege for a red EFF beret, ...

By JEFF WICKS
2 min read

Pro-Jacob Zuma church group in disarray

The church organisation that founded the pro-Jacob Zuma African Transformation Movement (ATM) is unravelling, with a ...

By APHIWE DEKLERK
2 min read
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