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Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Picture: AFP PHOTO/MUJAHID SAFODIEN

Violent poll would not be free, says Malema

Tensions are likely to intensify as political party campaigns gain momentum once councillor candidate lists are submitted this week

SABC denies refusing to air DA election ads

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

The DA will lodge a formal complaint with Icasa to stave off the SABC’s attempt to abuse its power to censor the DA

EFF to vie for votes across all municipalities

EFF leader Julius Malema addresses a crowd of about 5, 000 people gathered in Emalahleni on May 26 2016. Picture: SAM MKOKELI

The local government elections taking place in August will be the first such poll contested by the EFF, relative newcomers to the political scene

ANC finalising list of councillor candidates

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe adresses the media at the ANC National Executive Committee on March 20, 2016 at the St Georges Hotel in Pretoria. Picture: AFP PHOTO / MUJAHID SAFODIEN

ANC national list committee begins difficult task of collating candidates for the 278 municipalities in the country, a process expected to take two days

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Councillor lists and voters roll due this week

Kimi Makwetu. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

The ward councillor lists have been a source of division and marred by violence, writes Khulekani Magubane


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