At their quarterly meeting with their hosts at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, the more than 100 envoys accredited to Pretoria were treated with a barrage of figures by Mamabolo.
The inquiry heard that the NPA had appointed advocates Anthony Mosing and Elijah Mamabolo to make final decisions for any person to be charged with racketeering because it was a complex charge to be prosecuted.
This is according to the CEO of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Sy Mamabolo, who was briefing the media in Cape Town on the outcomes of the final voter registration drive that took place on Saturday and Sunday.
IEC CEO Sy Mamabolo said this when the electoral commission briefed the media on the outcomes of the final voter registration weekend at the Imbizo Media Centre in Cape Town on Tuesday.
IEC SouthAfrica CEO Sy Mamabolo Picture: @SAgovnews/Twitter Cape Town - The Electoral Commission of South Africa believes it is on the right track in conducting elections in May after 700 000 new voters turned up to register at the weekend.
Read – Voter registration weekend: A guide on how and where to register The Commission’s Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo said a steady stream of eligible voters were visiting stations to register and update their registration details.
CEO Sy Mamabolo notes that protests at some voting stations are largely driven by service delivery issues and not that people don't want to vote: “The pain has emanated our young people and the majority of them, we hope, will yield the call to go to voting stations because as we say people are shaping the type of country we will have in the future.” The commission has reminded citizens that as soon as President Cyril Ramaphosa proclaims the election date the voters roll will close for these elections.
"The underlying demand is service delivery-related, hence why they are saying [protestors] do not want to vote," IEC CEO Sy Mamabolo told the media at a briefing in Tshwane.
CEO Sy Mamabolo says while there is security in hotspot areas, the IEC also doesn’t want to militarise the electoral process.
So, a good question is how strong a good connection can mobilise and get the party off the ground.” LISTEN: IEC CEO Mamabolo answers your questions on voter registration