Jacob Zuma wins court battle, to stand in South Africa’s next election

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma is free to run in May’s general election after an electoral court overturned a ban on his candidacy. Last month the electoral commission barred him over a contempt of court conviction. It argued the constitution prevented people from holding public office if convicted of a crime and sentenced to […]

INEC Proposes February 2024 for Re-Run and bye-Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has revealed that it will conduct re-run and bye-elections in the first week of February, 2024 in 34 constituencies, made up of one Senatorial district, 11 federal constituencies and 22 state Assembly constituencies as mandated by various court orders. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, who made the disclosure at […]