Mamabolo News

IEC hoping for 80% turnout in May elections

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.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

#MokgoroInquiry: Odds turning against Jiba and Mrwebi

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.

IOL , South Africa Feb 4, 2019

Surge of youth registrations - but millions still not enrolled for poll

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.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 29, 2019

Over 700 000 new voters registered ahead of South Africa’s 2019 election

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.

The South African , South Africa Jan 29, 2019

700 000 new voters registered, says IEC

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.

IOL , South Africa Jan 29, 2019

Voter registration weekend: A recap on a slow ‘Day One’

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.

The South African , South Africa Jan 27, 2019

IEC ‘observes steady flow’ of young people registering to vote

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.

EWN , South Africa Jan 26, 2019

Only 0.6% of voting stations affected by community protests, says IEC

"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.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 26, 2019

140 IEC voter registration stations unopened due to protests

CEO Sy Mamabolo says while there is security in hotspot areas, the IEC also doesn’t want to militarise the electoral process.

EWN , South Africa Jan 25, 2019

ANC WC: 12,000 volunteers on ground for final voter registration weekend

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

EWN , South Africa Jan 25, 2019