Mmanaledi Mataboge is the Mail & Guardian's political editor. Raised in a rural village, she later studied journalism in a township where she fell in love with the medium of radio. This former radio presenter and producer previously worked as a senior politics reporter for the Mail & Guardian, and writes on politics, government, and anything that gives the disadvantaged, poor ,and the oppressed a voice.
Companies will spend a small fortune to mingle with the ruling party’s bigwigs at its birthday bash in the Western Cape next week.
Religious leaders want an end to favouritism as they adopt a more critical political stance.
The flight of middle-class and young people to the opposition is a threat to the party's power at the polls, according to his leaked internal report.
The league has failed to revive its past fervour and is only interested in propping up the party's men.
The government plans to 'punish' newspapers that paint it in a negative light by withholding advertising revenue.
The party hopes to quietly rub out the millions in "tainted money" it received from late business tycoon Brett Kebble.
Colleagues claim former ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa misled the cash-strapped party about its financial problems.
Perceptions about corruption in SA remain worrying, with another poor score in the Transparency International's 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index.
Jeff Radebe's bid to grease a dodgy Nigerian weapons deal has raised questions about the return of bodies from the collapsed TB Joshua church.
The biggest losers in the Cosatu-Numsa battle seem to be the ANC, SACP and Cosatu – and the real price is set to come in the 2016 municipal elections.