MMUSI MAIMANE: Reordering the cabinet will help ...
Teetering on the brink of disaster, the country needs to rethink how departments are structured
STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Never underestimate the grassroots voter
The results of the elections show that ordinary folk are very much aware of the dynamics of politics than they are ...
DA’s poll postmortem could have significant bearing on SA politics
ANC is in the same boat because despite Ramaphosa's popularity and new mandate, the governing party's divisions might ...
MICHAEL MORRIS: Stayaway voters may have discovered what actually delivers
More people are turning away from the democratic electoral process and getting on with their lives as best they can
GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Frustration rather than apathy behind low turnout
Voters are staying away from the polls in huge numbers and see the political process as unable to bring real change
NEWS ANALYSIS: DA’s problem could be critical, but the ANC’s is ...
Governing party is safe for another five years, but the evidence of its decline is inescapable, and Ramaphosa has his ...
GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Domestos defeats the IEC’s indelible ink
The electoral commission is being forced to face up to complaints and logistical errors as parties lodge objections
ANTHONY BUTLER: Ramaphosa’s tasks: trim cabinet and stabilise the ANC
Having promised a downsizing, he has to think carefully about who to appoint without causing ructions in his party
The Visual Side
Trade Collective political economist Lebohang Pheko and Business Leadership SA Bonang Mohale discuss the elections with Business Day TV
Sunday Times parliamentary editor Thabo Mokone gives us his insight into what a coalition government entails and whether South Africans can expect a coalition government to form after the 2019 elections.
Wits University’s head of political studies, Daryl Glaser, talks Business Day TV about the May 8 general elections
Election results by province in 2014
Valid votes: 18,402,497
Spoilt votes: 252,274
Total votes: 18,654,771
Registered voters: 25,388,082
Turnout: 73.48 %