Mmanaledi Mataboge is senior politics reporter for the Mail & Guardian. She writes on politics, the government, and anything that gives the disadvantaged poor and oppressed a voice.
Such promises are merely fine-sounding ambitions meant to secure your vote on election day, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge.
The ANC is putting its MPs through a strict vetting process in the run-up to elections, much to the chagrin of some in Parliament.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan walked a tightrope between electioneering and a market-friendly budget thanks in this year's speech.
Party members have questioned Helen Zille's ability to continue leading the DA successfully after several run-ins with the media over tweets.
Helen Zille has launched the DA's election manifesto, filled with promises of "real jobs" and the implementation of a youth wage subsidy, and more.
At the DA's election manifesto launch, members of the opposition party have used the platform to address SA's jobs issue and corruption.
The DA is expected to have a list of promises for voters when it unveils its election manifesto in Polokwane and launches its official campaign.
Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says ousted general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi must address the auditor's findings against him.
At least eight MPs and a large number of MPLs are getting ready to leave Cope ahead of the upcoming elections.
In a TV interview, Jacob Zuma has instisted he will not resign over the Nkandla scandal, saying SA does not know if he has done anything wrong.