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Election date (finally) announced

President Jacob Zuma has announced that local government elections will be held on 3 August.

Voter registration weekend has also been announced by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to take place on the weekend of 9 to 10 April 2016.

Xolani Gwala spoke to Vice Chairperson of the IEC, Terry Tselane about the new date, as well as the constitutional court process with regards to Tlokwe.

Listen to the conversation below:

Here is everything you need to know about theupcoming voter registration weekend.

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