Tag: IEC

Hope vs realistic expectations post-election

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.

IEC to urgently audit votes to check for double voting

The Independent Electoral Commission Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo says they will urgently audit votes to ascertain if double voting occurred.

IEC reacts to voter complaints

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?

#SAElections2019: Why SA is not ready for electronic voting?

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.

#SAElections2019: IEC App tracks voting issues

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.

The IEC on free and fair elections

CNBC Africa's Monique Vanek sat down with the IEC Commissioner, Janet Love to find out what processes are in place to ensure these elections are free and fair and why it has not yet introduced an electronic voting system.

What Buhari’s re-election means for investor confidence

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.

INEC declares Buhari winner of Nigeria’s 2019 election

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.