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Matuma Letsoalo is a senior politics reporter at the Mail & Guardian. He joined the newspaper in 2003, focussing on politics and labour, and collaborated with the M&G's centre for investigations, amaBhungane, from time to time.In 2011, Matuma won the South African Journalist of the Year Award and was also the winner in the investigative journalism category in the same year.In 2004, he won the CNN African Journalist of the Year prize – the MKO Abiola Print Journalism Award. Matuma was also a joint category winner of the Mondi Shanduka SA Story of the year Award in 2008. In 2013, he was a finalist for Wits University's Taco Kuiper Award.
    John Block guilty of corruption, fraud, money laundering
    John Block guilty of corruption, fraud, money laundering
    Northern Cape ANC chairperson and finance MEC John Block will remain in his powerful positions for now, despite the high court judgment that on Wednesday found him guilty of corruption, fraud and money laundering. ...
    Your business is in danger if you don't donate to the ANC – Zuma
    Your business is in danger if you don't donate to the ANC – Zuma
    President Jacob Zuma has appealed to all companies – particularly those who do business with the state – to donate money to the ANC, warning...
    ANCWL defies Mantashe and pushes for a woman president
    ANCWL defies Mantashe and pushes for a woman president
    The ANC Women’s League is pushing ahead with its campaign to have a woman candidate replace president Jacob Zuma as ANC president in 2017 and...
    ANC to crack down on internal ill discipline
    ANC to crack down on internal ill discipline
    The ANC, faced with a credibility crisis ahead of next year's local government elections, has given its integrity committee more powers to...
    SAA's Dudu Myeni in Nene's crosshairs
    SAA's Dudu Myeni in Nene's crosshairs
    The future of Dudu Myeni is hanging in the balance. The SAA board chairperson, who is known to have a close relationship with President Jacob Zuma,...
    ANCYL vies for youth fund control
    ANCYL vies for youth fund control
    It did not take very long. Merely days after new leaders for the ANC Youth League were elected, a battle for control of youth-related state...
    Factional politics return to ANCYL
    Factional politics return to ANCYL
    Barely a few hours after Zuma delivered his address to the 2 700 delegates attending the league's national conference in Midrand over the...
    ANCYL elects Collen Maine as new president
    ANCYL elects Collen Maine as new president
    Collen Maine has been elected uncontested as the new ANC Youth League president during the league's national conference in Midrand on Friday night...
    ANC's 2016 headache – retaining the Big 5 metros
    ANC's 2016 headache – retaining the Big 5 metros
    The combined economies of the cities of Tshwane, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay (including Port Elizabeth), Buffalo City (including East London)...
    Up for a challenge? Apply to be a presidential spin doctor
    Up for a challenge? Apply to be a presidential spin doctor
    Soon after former presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj left his west wing office at the Union Buildings, the presidency embarked on a media charm...
    Zuma says sorry to fired Eskom boss
    Zuma says sorry to fired Eskom boss
    President Jacob Zuma has apologised to former Eskom boss Tshediso Matona for the bad treatment he received when he was suspended from the power...
    ANC tells members to stop rising to EFF's bait
    ANC tells members to stop rising to EFF's bait
    In simple English: hold your horses. The ANC has warned its members in the national and provincial legislatures to avoid being "goaded into...