Postpone what... Elections?

Reports about the possibility of postponing the local government issues have raised questions about the Independent Electoral Commission.

Nomboniso Gasa, standing in for Redi Tlhabi, asked the listeners to share their views on the contentious subject.

Listen to the conversation below:

The unfortunate thing when it comes to these elections... The past determines the present. With the IEC... starting in 1994, there were slight problems where people (from across the border) were given ID cards left, right and centre, hence today we are sitting with people claiming to be South Africans...

Willie, caller in Joburg

Fast forward to the time where the former chair of the IEC was dismissed, then you reach the present point where we are... It also leaves a bitter taste because if you've got issues of Potchefstroom in Tlokwe, you are then saying to yourself 'what are we going to have tomorrow'

Willie, 702 caller

This article first appeared on 702 : Postpone what... Elections?


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