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Conflict Prevention, Gender and Elections: Deploying the Women’s Election Mechanism for Peace

The 2024 elections will be South Africa’s 7th National and Provincial elections marks the year that South Africa celebrates 30 years of democracy. While democracy as a set of social practices appear to be flourishing, the record on the performance of successive dominant party democratic governments with the African National Congress (ANC) at the helm, […]

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Explainer: The Three Ballot System and Amendment of Section 24A of the Electoral Act

The 2024 national and provincial elections in South Africa takes place under a slightly revised electoral system, following the Constitutional Courts ruling of 2021 mandating that Parliament must devise a new electoral system, one that accommodates independent candidates. Following a process of consultations, including the establishment of a ministerial advisory committee on the electoral system, […]

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What unrepresented Political Parties and Independents need to Qualify for the Ballot

South Africa’s 2024 National and Provincial elections are scheduled to take place on the 29th of May. These elections represent thirty years of democracy as well as thirty years of uninterrupted African National Congress (ANC) governance nationally and in most provinces. A raft of opinion polls speculate that this uninterrupted ANC governance may change nationally, […]