Political campaigning will begin in earnest this week after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s proclamation of May 29 as the date for this year’s national and provincial elections.

The long-awaited announcement comes amid a flurry of manifesto launches by political parties including the DA, EFF and other smaller and new parties. The various parties and independent candidates will now start criss-crossing the country soliciting for votes...

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