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.
An internal report has revealed that ANC voters believe the party is performing poorly in combating crime and corruption, and in creating jobs.
The PE high court has ordered that Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality pay its former municipal manager Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela R3.1-million in damages.
ANC stalwart Ruth Mompati, though anti-gay, was admired as a fearless fighter for freedom.
A speech to be given by Julius Malema in Zimbabwe has been cancelled after delegates began pulling out following xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
It's no more Mr Nice Guy as President Jacob Zuma defies his naysayers to crack down on border-hopping, illegal immigrants.
Xenophobic attacks continued this week, with the defence force coming to the police's aid. But Police Minister Nathi Nhleko was conspicuously absent.
Political inaction, poor finances, disorganisation and a power battle are some of the problems facing the women's league.
James Selfe's apparent bid to decide the next leader of the party by introducing a new rule has not gone down well.
Despite being mentioned as one of the favourites to succeed Helen Zille, Lindiwe Mazibuko says she will not make herself available for election.
Nigerian money seized by SA officials is under investigation, but there is a plan for it designed to please the country's new president.