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 EFF has won SRC elections at Limpopo's Turfloop campus, beating the ANC-led Progressive Youth Alliance by an overwhelming majority.
Jacqueline Phooko, the office worker with whom Zwelinzima Vavi had "brief intercourse", is suing Vavi, Cosatu and Numsa for damaging her reputation.
The hot-potato issue of the unpopular gantries is due to be raised at the ANC's Gauteng conference in Pretoria.
President Jacob Zuma has appealed to leaders within the alliance to put their differences aside to ensure it continues to be a leader in society.
The teachers union snubbing Zwelinzima Vavi in favour of S'dumo Dlamini as a speaker at its congress suggests the ANC has failed to reunite Cosatu.
An ANC task team has pulled out all the stops in its attempts to heal the troubled trade union federation, but to no avail.
The ANC is losing patience with the turf war that has erupted over digital migration from the old analogue signal when watching television in SA.
It supports women leaders but believes Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is the best person for the job.
The treasury and energy departments in particular are gunning for former finance minister Trevor Manuel to head the cash-strapped power utility.
The young lions’ internecine squabbles over its leadership elections in the North West have led branch delegates to lobby the ANC for a do-over.