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.
Zuma inherited a divided ANC from Mbeki, but the party heading to the council is now terminally ill.
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi's panel bled cash from a state entity tasked with polishing SA's image, and it wants her to pay back the money.
Blade Nzimande's office has told school heads and professors not to communicate directly with the minister, but to go through the proper channels.
Party spin doctors reportedly want to 'reclaim' the public broadcaster to polish the president's halo.
The ANC in North West cannot explain how it spent at least R9-million allocated to it to fund political programmes.
Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete has apologised for likening EFF leader Julius Malema to a cockroach at a recent ANC gathering in North West.
ANC North West leader Supra Mahumapelo wants public representatives to sign a resignation form upfront in order to deal with cases of ill-discipline.
ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete attacked "cockroach" Julius Malema and the EFF when she addressed the North West provincial conference on Saturday.
A united ANC in the North West has re-elected Supra Mahumapelo as its provincial chairperson, with Sello Lehari chosen as his deputy.
While the ANC celebrated their 'victory' over the removal of the EFF from Parliament, opposition parties believed it was an abuse of power.