Close to 5000 voters cast their votes at Wits University. (more…)
Wits students share their experience of voting for the first time in South Africa’s general elections.
Voters have left polling stations where ballot papers ran out.
A big change in political campaigning has emerged in South Africa since last national elections through the use of various social media sites.
Students not allowed to vote because they do not appear on the electoral system
Wits professor says that students are eager to vote, but not so eager to vote for a political party
The IEC has had to fight against incorrect information shared about the elections on social media.
According to the electoral commission, 55% of the registered voters are women – 10% more than that of men
The Wits EFFSC cut their pre-election victory lap short after it failed to attract support.
Some Wits students opted to vote closer to home rather than the university’s campus voting stations
Members of the public seem uninterested in environmental issues.
Voters will cast their ballots on May 8. (more…)