Fearful of losing key metros next year, the ruling party intends to hold 'primaries' at ward level.
The presidential spokesperson, who is close to 80 years old, says it is time to "slow down".
Explanations for the State of the Nation 2015 security drama of jammed cellphone signals came thick and fast, but few held any water.
ANC NEC member Pule Mabe holds no hard feelings after the ANC downgraded the league’s elective conference to a consultative forum at the last minute.
President Jacob Zuma's personal architect is expected to serve notice in the Pietermaritzburg High Court to oppose a R155-million civil claim.
Mega-rich Zimbabwean businessman Robert Mhlanga stands at the centre of an opaque network of companies set up to cash in on Marange diamond fields.
The resignation of Trevor Manuel -- alongside 13 senior Cabinet ministers -- has caused confusion and volatility in the country's financial markets.
Thousands of refugees in and around Johannesburg faced another night filled with anxiety on Tuesday evening as xenophobic tensions and violence continued to spread through the province. The violence has so far claimed 24 lives and left up to 10Â 000 people seeking refuge in shelters across Gauteng.
Ghana's two largest political parties have vowed to battle it out for the December 2008 presidential and parliamentary elections. Ghana News Agency reported that the ruling New Patriotic Party and the opposition National Democratic Party (NDC) had promised a "tough showdown" for the vote in the country's eastern region.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was in Nairobi in a bid to mediate between newly-elected President Mwai Kibaki and defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga on Thursday, said at a media conference that Odinga had accepted his mediation. Sources close to the mediation also told the Mail & Guardian that Odinga had dropped his demand that Kibaki resign before the two sit down to talk peace.