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 Northern Cape ANC chair and finance MEC will retain his positions until the court passes sentence against him, says Gwede Mantashe.
President Jacob Zuma's message is simple: Your company would be wise to invest in the ANC – blank cheques are preferable.
Despite Gwede Mantashe's call for members to desist from leadership debates, the women's league has made their stance known loud and clear.
Faced with falling public confidence, the ANC is to deal more harshly with members who cause divisions and drive speculation on the next leadership.
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene wants someone who knows the industry to head the SAA board.
The ANC Youth League wants closer scrutiny of the National Youth Development Agency's millions.
President Jacob Zuma's appeal to ANC Youth League delegates to do away with factional tendencies appears to have fallen on deaf ears.
The MEC for local government and human settlements was nominated unopposed on Friday night for the vacant ANC Youth League presidency.
The future of South Africa's politics will be decided on the battlefield of its metros.
Mac Maharaj's replacement was out of a job after just three months and Zuma loyalists are on the hunt for "someone they can trust".