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.
The M&G spoke to NUM's general secretary Frans Baleni and Numsa's general secretary Irvin Jim about the ongoing tensions within the federation.
South African Transport and Allied Workers Union leader, Zenzo Mahlangu says a plan to 'eliminate' union bosses is aimed at toppling the alliance.
Party members call for Gupta deals to be reviewed and South Africans to stay away from the wedding
An investigation into Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has brought tensions to a boil between leaders in the trade union federation.
Germany provides a good example of how the state and industry can create and fill jobs together, writes Matuma Letsoalo.
The trade union federation's boss, S'dumo Dlamini, has told President Jacob Zuma that processes are in place to deal with troublemakers.
M&G's Matuma Letsoalo speaks to the convenor of the ANC Youth League national task team, Mzwandile Masina, about challenges facing the organisation.
Cosatu affiliate NUM is in the middle of tough wage negotiations, a conflict with a rival union and debates over the future of Cosatu.
Julius Malema's plan for next year's general elections is to blow the DA out of the water by drawing half the number of votes the ANC does.
Former NIA chief Gibson Njenje lost his job after a battle over the influential Gupta family. For the first time, he explains why.