South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced May 8 as the country's general election date.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he intends to proclaim May 8 as the date of the 2019 general elections.
South Africa's sixth democratic national and provincial elections will be held on May 8.
President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement during his 2019 State of the Nation Address before Parliament on Thursday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday night.
South Africans cast their ballots on 8 May; the date was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address on Wednesday.
Johannesburg - The Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has welcomed the elections date announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, and urged eligible voters to register before elections proclamation.
I have engaged with the Independent Electoral Commission and also with the premiers of all provinces and intend to proclaim the 8th of May 2019 as the date of the election.
It caused a bit of confusion as the “last chance to register” messaging was bandied about by political parties as the final voter registration weekends came and went.
While supporters flocked to stadiums in their thousands as a show of unitary force, the truth test for the ‘big three’ rests with the ballot box.
An Igbo group, Odinala Cultural Heritage Foundation, OCHIE, today protested against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the country.
CLEARLY, in the history of Nigeria, the 2019 general elections will enjoy the benefit of the compliment of parading the highest figures and statistics.]
While almost 10 million eligible voters here at home have not yet registered to vote in the upcoming national elections, some South Africans abroad have braved the cold to play their part.
Renowned lawyer and human rights activist, Abbas Ochogwu, has written the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on the need to postpone the forthcoming general elections.
Akinbiyi said the number of registered voters in the state stood at 6, 566,136 and urged those yet to pick up their cards to do so before it would be too late.