WATCH: IEC gives election readiness update

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 JOHANNESBURG - The Independent Electoral Commission is providing updates on its readiness for this year's general election.

The country's sixth presidential poll is expected to take place in May.

The final voter registration weekend for the 2019 elections will take place on 26 and 27 January from 8am to 5pm.

The IEC said 26.1 million registered voters are on the national common voters’ roll.

Registered voters can visit the Electoral Commission website ( to check their current registration details and voting station location.