DURBAN- Prior to voter registration weekend, the KwaZulu-Natal ( KZN ) government urged political parties to promote peace and harmony.
On Saturday and Sunday, thousands of South Africans are anticipated to visit polling places to cast ballots in the 2024 elections.
The provincial government announced on Friday that some areas have been classified as high-risk.
Political intolerance is common in Inanda, KwaMashu, and Umlazi, but the regions are also known for a number of crimes.
From this weekend until the results of the elections, the KZN government wants to see political tolerance.
To make sure that no polls were disrupted, the Departments of Community Safety and Police contacted a number of party representatives.
Registration will be accepted at almost 5,000 polling places.
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With a total of 24, 000 law enforcement officers stationed throughout the province over the weekend voter registration, the provincial National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure ( Natjoints ) announced on Friday that safety would be ensured.
The security personnel will be stationed throughout the province because, according to authorities, threat assessments were finished prior to voter registration. Of the 4, 973 voting locations in KwaZulu-Natal, 173 are considered to be high risk, 762 are regarded as medium risk.
High-caliber vehicles and aircraft will be used, according to the Department of Community Safety.
This deployment, according to the provincial government, would keep locals in a high level of safety and security.