Election news, research and opinion pieces by #WitsExperts
Unless leaders take the hard decision to remove the president, the party could lose the character that made it one of Africa’s great liberation movements.
For the first time in the country’s democratic era since 1994, the governing ANC has ceased being an untouchable liberation movement.
David Everatt says for the first time the question is being asked: Is the ANC going to lose (certain municipalities/metros)?
A study by Masters’ student, Lauren Tracey, found that young people feel elections are no longer an effective way of changing or improving the country.
Vying for hearts, minds, and some #WitsVotes at the #WitsDebate in the Great Hall.
South African media recently published an unsettling interview with Mandla Matikinya, a branch leader of the African National Congress (ANC) Youth League.
Election year. Political rhetoric. Sweeping statements... Separating fact from fiction.
New data from the Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) shows that satisfaction with municipalities declined slightly.
With local government elections coming up in August 2016, South Africa’s biggest political parties recently launched their manifestos at mass rallies.
Amid the growing protest turmoil on our campuses and in our towns, SA’s leaders seem to have abandoned Madiba’s legacy of reason in rage.
South Africa needs a radical change in its approach to local economic development, to generate medium to long-term revenues.