New tech ‘catapulted’ electoral management, says IEC
While voters shunned this year’s municipal elections, the Independent Electoral Commission says the tech deployed was the most technologically-advanced.
WiFi 6 tech deployed for the first time in SA elections
The latest generation of W-LAN technology was deployed to support the Independent Electoral Commission in running the Local Government Elections 2021.
IEC, social media partners fight fake news as elections near
The Independent Electoral Commission and Media Monitoring Africa partner with social media to fight disinformation in the run-up to municipal elections.
Info Regulator cracks whip on political parties ahead of elections
The Information Regulator tells political parties to safeguard voters’ personal information ahead of next month’s local government elections.
Electoral commission readies tech for voter registration day
The Independent Electoral Commission acquires 40 000 new voter management devices, to facilitate instantaneous voter registration and verification.
Broke ANC resorts to crowdfunding to raise cash
The political party launches a crowdfunding campaign, to raise funds in a way that it says is responsive to Political Party Funding Act requirements.
IEC turns to online channel to boost voter registration
The Independent Electoral Commission rolls out an online voter registration portal, as it gears up for the upcoming local government elections.
IEC outlines tech innovation in run-up to elections
The Independent Electoral Commission tells Parliament that new tech devices and systems are being prepared ahead of this year’s local government elections.
IEC in search of new voter registration devices
The Independent Electoral Commission to replace Zip-Zip scanners, as it bids farewell to the ageing registration devices.
What South Africans searched for online on election day
South Africans turned to Google for voting information, while photo-sharing apps like Instagram were used to showcase their marks in the sixth democratic election.
Digital channels to deliver speedy election results
Channels such as the Independent Electoral Commission's Web site and social media will allow voters to stay abreast of all things election, including real-time results.