The Electoral Commission has appointed former Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke, to lead the process of evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on conditions conducive for free and fair Local Government Elections on 27 October.
Eligible South Africans have been urged by government to register to vote and update their addresses on the voters’ roll this weekend.
The University of Fort Hare East London SRC elections are currently under way‚ with the ANC Youth League saying it is abstaining.
South African youth have left government confident that they value democratic values and processes by registering to vote, and government is encouraged that come 3 August, the youth will show up in their numbers.
In celebration of Youth Day, people can download the recently released 2016 Municipal Elections song for free.
The Independent Electoral Commission will once again be partnering with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in its Schools Democracy Week programme to educate young people about democracy.