Nedbank had to readjust their growth forecast for 2019 to 0.9 per cent after the first quarter of the year. Load-shedding had a big impact on driving down their previous growth figure of 1.3 per cent. Nedbank Economist, Busisiwe Radebe spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about her outlook after the election.
The Independent Electoral Commission Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo says they will urgently audit votes to ascertain if double voting occurred.
Complaints around the voting process have been coming in from various areas. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha asked Sy Mamabolo, IEC CEO to comment about these complaints - from the ink being used, to ballots being stamped, to protest action affecting voting. Is this a matter of concern?
With 9.8 million eligible voters not registering to vote, is it time for the Electoral Commission of South Africa to take votes electronic? This is what Janet Love, Commissioner at the Electoral Commission had to say on the matter.
The IEC has an application called the Issue Tracker. All complaints around the elections will be directed through this App. Stuart Murphy, Manager Electoral Matters, IEC explains how this works to CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana.
President Muhammadu Buhari has won his re-election bid as he polled 15.1 million votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party in the presidential poll conducted on the 23rd of February. But what does this re-election mean for investor confidence? Gbite Oduneye, Founder and CEO of A&O Acquisitions joins CNBC Africa for more.
In the wee hours of the day, Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission announced the results of Nigeria's presidential elections that were held on Saturday the 23rd of February after two days of counting the results.
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