The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) adopted the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill during a special sitting on Thursday.
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Current laws defining the transparency and protocol relating to South Africa’s electoral processes are one step closer the being altered.
CAPE TOWN – The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will petition President Cyril Ramaphosa to send the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill back to Parliament, insisting its passage in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) last week was unprocedural.
CAPE TOWN - The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill, paving the way for President Cyril Ramaphosa to sign it into law in time for 2019’s national and provincial elections.
National Council of Provinces (NCoP) chairperson Thandi Modise ruled that the proposed amendments fell outside the scope of the bill and were therefore constitutionally and procedurally out of order.
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Pastor Kayode Jacobs, Chairman, African Democratic Congress (ADC), Lagos State Chapter, told newsmen that the party had yet to commence campaigning as it was still setting up strategies to win many positions in the coming elections.
CAPE TOWN - The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill has been passed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
It is aimed at giving recognition to Khoisan communities, leaders and structures, but also affects people living under a customary rule in the former “homelands” created under apartheid.
Chief Khoisan SA and his fellow men have been camped outside the Union Buildings for almost two months and want to be met by Cyril Ramaphosa.
In December, Lekota published a notice to introduce a bill aimed to provide for independent candidates to contest the general elections this year.
The recurrent point of contention is whether highly competitive multiparty politics, presidential term-limits and regular changes in leadership or what in French they call alternance, are the key to solving “Africa’s problems.” It can provoke stro...