To enjoy the full Mail & Guardian online experience: please upgrade your browser
Nicholas McCarthy pursued a career in classical piano at the age of 14 and made it to world class fame in just nine years -- with only one hand.
McKenzie gets candid about Malema, Zuma blames Lonmin and Amcu for Marikana, Limpopo’s textbook woes continue and the world mourns Márquez.
During President Jacob Zuma's successful electioneering campaign in Mpumalanga, he defended the partiy's handling of the Nkandla debacle.
From words like "Nkandla" to "coconut", see how ANC head of campaigns Malusi Gigaba reacts to the M&G's word association game.
The dark art of electioneering is tricky at best, but we've unearthed the magical checklist that guarantees victory – for one person at least.
While the public protector looks into allegations of state resources spent on electioneering, the ANC has blamed everyone else for Zuma being booed.
We visited the Mayixhale family in the Eastern Cape in 2004 and 2009 to find out how life has progressed between elections. This is their 2014 story.