More than 26.3-million people are on the voters' roll for the South Africa's 2016 municipal
elections. This, the Independent Electoral Commission says, is a new record.
The date for South Africa's local government election is officially set for 3 August 2016. It is now
up to the Independent Electoral Commission to prepare to host and deliver another successful
The final voter registration drive before this year’s local government elections will be held on the weekend of 9 and 10 April 2016. All South Africans are urged to get their names on the voters’ roll, so they can use their democratic right to choose the municipal leaders they want.
South Africa's minister of finance, Pravin Gordhan, and representatives of the Reserve Bank, business and labour embarked on an international roadshow last week to pass on a single message to investors: the country is stable and has healthy economy, able to overcome challenges.
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