Advocates say little can be done when clients are determined to do themselves in. On the scale of accused gone bad, Oscar Pistorius barely registers.
The IEC says only one objection to candidates on the political parties' lists has been upheld, after it received 45.
After a week of testifying, Oscar Pistorius says he was innocent of intentionally shooting his girfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Police witness Mr X will be allowed to testify in camera by video link but his name and photo must be disclosed to the evidence leaders and parties.
Panelists at a Wits debate say the SAPS need to work with communities to be perceived positively so that protesters stop getting hurt and killed.
The "Vote No" campaign, co-headed by Ronnie Kasrils, is meant to encourage disheartened voters to go to the polls on May 7, not a "no vote" campaign.
Anti-apartheid activist Zuleikha Mayat, who is also renowned for her cookbook "Indian Delights", reflects on the country's 20-year democracy.
The DA says it will take the communications watchdog to a high court to decide on its complaint against the SABC's decision to pull its election ad.
Before ending his cross-examination, prosecutor Gerrie Nel questioned Oscar Pistorius over what he heard and did before he shot Reeva Steenkamp.
The body of Zahara's brother has been found on the banks of a river outside the Eastern Cape with multiple gunshot wounds, says an official.
Ignore them or attack? Both of the ANC's responses to criticisms from its former leaders have done the party a disservice as elections loom closer.
Following the SABC pulling its TV ad, the DA says it is concerned about its election campaign as Icasa has taken over 48 hours to hear its complaint.
The South African government has sent its "deepest condolences" to Nigeria after a bomb blast in Abuja left more than 70 people dead.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has accused Oscar Pistorius of faking emotional distress while being cross-examined about shooting Reeva Steenkamp.
Marikana commission chairperson Ian Farlam says his decision on allowing Mr X to testify in camera will be made public on Tuesday.
Stream a lively discussion hosted at WISER to hear a panel talk about popular protests and policing.
R2K and SOS have written to SABC board chair Zandile Tshabalala to ask her whether she invoked the National Key Points Act as a warning to staff.
The launch of a "Vote No!" campaign flies in the face of decades of educating South Africans about their right to vote, says the defence minister.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has asked Oscar Pistorius why he never mentioned anything about the toilet door slamming in his bail application or plea.