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.
Disgruntled union leaders are working to form a new federation after the expulsion of Numsa, Cosatu's largest affiliate.
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.
Tshwane ANC regional secretary Paul Mojapelo's consulting company has received R75-million in contracts from the municipality in the past two years.
New findings show that over 55% of South Africans feel united this Heritage Day, but some race groups are still sceptical about these efforts.
Prime Minister Tom Thabane says foreign forces are keeping the peace following the attempted coup.
Lawyers have taken the Road Accident Fund to the office of the public protector over irregular expenditure, reportedly estimated at R2-billion.
The new vice-chancellor has experience and insight, but his appointment has raised eyebrow.
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.
ANC veteran Pallo Jordan has resigned as the ruling party's MP, following a newspaper report exposing his academic qualifications as a lie.
Aged just 25, Thuthukile Zuma has been bumped up to chief of staff in the telecoms department.