President Jacob Zuma's comments about Marikana did not mean he condoned the shooting to death of 34 mineworkers, the presidency said.
Hot on the heels of its intervention in Nelson Mandela Bay, the ANC is shifting its attention to the instability in its biggest region - eThekwini.
Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from Cosatu as general secretary, unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.
The ANCYL has elected new leaders in Limpopo, the first time new officials have been chosen since the league was disbanded in 2013.
The South African Police Service is bleeding under current national commissioner Riah Phiyega, says her predecessor Bheki Cele.
Mmusi Maimane has accepted nomination to stand as the Democratic Alliance's leader, saying it is his chance to "restore hope" in the country's future.
The NPA denies it interfered in Julius Malema's corruption case, saying its decision to prosecute Malema was based on credible evidence.
Parliament launched a #KnowYourSpeaker campaign, championing Baleka Mbete after a walkout handed the ANC success in a vote of no confidence in her.
The communications minister says the SABC's new chief operations officer was cleared of wrongdoing by a law firm, leading to his appointment.
The mines minister says a state task team that intervened in Amcu's wage negotiations has "done enough work" for the parties to continue.