The Marikana massacre has exposed an increasingly tense relationship between the ANC leadership and its fractious members in North West.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been dealt a double blow, losing two allies weeks before the labour federation's national conference.
Free State Premier and chair Ace Magashule has hailed Jacob Zuma as an intellectual as he explains why he supports the president's re-election bid.
The ANC's top six have rejected as unconstitutional the dissolution of the OR Tambo regional conference.
The ANC's factional battles came to a head this week, with analysts warning that recent chaos in the Eastern Cape might be a taste of things to come.
Presidential task team members believe Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga should be fired but President Jacob Zuma needs her women's league.
Sandile Tyatya has raised the ire of officials in the council after he entered into a R4.5-million contract with Altech Netstar.
Mahumapelo has pocketed at least R200000 through his travel agency's business dealings with an ailing municipality in the province.
Sadtu members in Limpopo released a scathing statement this week signed by its secretary, Matome Raphasha, and his deputy, Sowell Tjebane.
ANCYL member Magdalene Moonsamy has taken on Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni over her remarks about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.