The sense of enthusiasm and bright anticipation was palpable at stations around South Africa recently, as first-time voters rushed to sign up on the last weekend of registration ahead of the local government elections in May 2011.
• South Africa kicks off 2011 election drive
An estimated 3.5-million South Africans will be glued to their television sets on the evening of 10 February 2011 as President Jacob Zuma delivers his annual state of the nation address. Citizens are hoping that this year’s speech will pay strong attention to job creation.
• State of the Nation 2010