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.
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.
An international media rights body has criticised the SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng for proposing licences for journalists and increased media regulation.
The MK Military Veterans Association will help clear the name of Enoch Matshaba, whose murder conviction and sentence were set aside.
Former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans, who spent two years in jail, says his fate is in the hands of the ANC after his acquittal.
President Jacob Zuma needs to act decisively, but that could mean he will share former president Thabo Mbeki's fate.
As the country marks Youth Day, concerns are being raised that young South Africans are no longer as involved in politics as their 1976 counterparts.
EFF leader Julius Malema has told striking mineworkers to stand firm on their demand, calling for an inquiry into claims that R12 500 is unaffordable.