It's the country's economic hub and home to about a quarter of its voters. The M&G looks at who the people in the powerhouse province vote for.
Research from UJ says there's been a sharp rise in the number of people killed in service delivery protests in the last decade.
At least two million 18-to-19 year olds will be eligible to vote for the first time and only Twenty-three percent of them have registered.
Khutsong residents say they are at the mercy of gang members who control the streets, high on drugs.
Children are learning from a young age what it takes to be a Chad le Clos or a Natalie du Toit - and their parents are learning too.
Locals on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast have attempted to free beach-loving tourists of more than just urban tension and winter baggage.
Fiona Macleod and Laura Grant explain that energy efficient needn't cost a fortune.
When you are childless you don't want to hang out with families, particularly those with noisy children in hyper-drive brandishing melting ice creams.
Ask people where water comes from and they're likely to answer: "a tap".
Cost is a big wake-up call, which is why the green revolution is starting to make financial sense.