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Mmanaledi Mataboge

Mmanaledi Mataboge

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.
ANC hopes Methodists will minister to them
ANC hopes Methodists will minister to them
The ANC hopes the Methodist Church of Southern Africa will soon reverse its decision to bar its ministers from serving as chaplains for political...
ANC hopes Methodists will minister to them
ANC hopes Methodists will minister to them
The ANC hopes the Methodist Church of Southern Africa will soon reverse its decision to bar its ministers from serving as chaplains for political...
Even ANC voters say the ruling party is performing badly
Even ANC voters say the ruling party is performing badly
After much soul-searching in the wake of last year's gruelling general elections, the ruling party is facing another bleak electoral battle – its...
Former Mandela metro manager wins R3.1m in damages
Former Mandela metro manager wins R3.1m in damages
Danny Jordaan's first headache when he takes office as Nelson Mandela Bay municipality's new mayor will be to deal with the mess left by his ANC...
Struggle icon Ruth Mompati mothered the movement
Struggle icon Ruth Mompati mothered the movement
OBITUARY
Delegates pull plug on Malema's Zim trip
Delegates pull plug on Malema's Zim trip
Attacks on foreigners have cost another prominent South African a trip to a neighbouring African country.
Gatvol Zuma turns on African leaders
Gatvol Zuma turns on African leaders
Following a week of fierce diplomatic exchanges, the hardened attitude of a "gatvol" President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet towards illegal immigrants is: don't kill them but deport them, shut them out at South African borders and confine refugees to camps....
Police minister missing as SA burns
Police minister missing as SA burns
Where was Police Minister Nathi Nhleko this week when the government was struggling to contain the raging xenophobic inferno as the world watched...
ANC rebukes its women's league
ANC rebukes its women's league
The ANC's national executive committee (NEC) has lost patience with the ANC Women's League. It was reprimanded for failing to run political...
DA's kingmaker riles party members
DA's kingmaker riles party members
NEWS ANALYSIS
Lindiwe Mazibuko: The time for me to lead the DA is not now
Lindiwe Mazibuko: The time for me to lead the DA is not now
Former DA Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko will not put herself in the running to lead the official opposition party, despite her name...
Zuma's cash plan to schmooze Nigeria's Buhari
Zuma's cash plan to schmooze Nigeria's Buhari
South Africa is considering returning more than R100-million in Nigerian money that it confiscated last year, or clearing the way to sell arms to the...