Tag: independent candidates

Court battle on cards in pursuit of electoral reform, petition launched

With just six months left of the two-year deadline government was given by the Constitutional Court to amend the Electoral Act to accommodate independent candidates, a showdown is looming between government and independent organisations which promote direct democracy in South Africa. Dr Michael Louis, a Christian marketplace leader who was […]

OSA, independent candidates sign ‘People’s Pledge’

The One South Africa Movement (OSA) and representatives of 12 independent organisations contesting the Local Government Elections on November 1 signed a “People’s Pledge” in Gauteng today. The pledge comprises a set of guiding principles that independents will champion and a promise of what independent organisations will do in government […]