Artwork: Jack Forbes CPJ Launches Digital Safety Kit The Committee to Protect Journalists has launched a new, updated Digital Safety…
01 July 2019 In the lead up to South Africa’s elections in May, the Electoral Commission of South Africa accredited CPJ Africa Program…
13.05.2019: Read IEC Press Statement: Electoral Commission Thanks South Africa
09.05.2019: Read IEC Press Statement: Commission to Conduct Sample Audit of Results
06.05.2019: Read IEC Press Statement: First Day of Special Voting Summary
06.05.2019: Read IEC Press Statement: Ramadan Mubarak to All Muslim Voters
05.05.2019: Read IEC Press Statement: Update on Digital Disinformation Initiative
30.04.2019: Read IEC Press Statement: Over 770 000 Voters to Cast Special Votes
08.04.2019: View CPJ Presentation on the Safety of Journalists
08.04.2019: View Code for Africa Presentation for Sanef Election Training Workshop
08.04.2019: View IEC Programme of the Signing Code of Conduct Ceremony
05.04.2019: View IEC Media Invitation of the Signing Code of Conduct Ceremony
18.03.2019: Read IEC Media Invitation on Signing of the Code of Conduct Pledge
11.03.2019: View the 2019 National and Provincial Elections Timetable
07.03.2019: Read IEC Media Statement: One Week Left for Applicants to Vote Aboard
07.03.2019: Read ACHPR Guidelines on Access to Information and Elections in Africa
07.03.2019: Read the IEC – Commencement of 2019 Electoral Laws Amendment Act and Updated Timetable
04.03.2019: The Real 411, an online portal to report disinformation, has launched. The Real 411 is a Media Monitoring Africa initiative.
28.02.2019: South Africa sees four men for every one woman whose opinion is quoted in the media: during the run-up to elections, it’s seven men for every one woman. Read the Quote a Women Project – Concept Note
27.02.2019: Voting aboard is scheduled for Saturday, 27 April 2019. Read the IEC – Communique on Voting Abroad in the 2019 National Election (26 February 2019).
27.02.2019: The President has officially set Wednesday, 8 May 2019 as the election day. Read the Proclamation of the Election Date (25 February 2019).
27.02.2019: The SANEF Elections 2019 Portal has launched!