Opposition parties are hoping to strike pay dirt in the platinum province
The ANC has had a loyal following in the province with the highest poverty levels in the country.
Cope became the "official opposition" in the province in 2009, but with the party divided, who will those voters turn to in this election?
It's the country's economic hub and home to about a quarter of its voters. The M&G looks at who the people in the powerhouse province vote for.
Robert Mugabe is the second oldest leader in the world, beaten only by Israel's president. We compare other seasoned heads from across the world.
Is your suburb ANC, DA, IFP or split? Find out who your neighbours vote for.
Here's the story of Nkandla so far, from when the M&G broke the story to the release of the public protector Thuli Madonsela's report.
Former president Thabo Mbeki was known for his frequent flights abroad, but Jacob Zuma is hot on his heels, as the data shows.
The Independent Electoral Commission reports that 2.3-million new voters have now registered, slightly more than the 2-million it had aimed for.
Amcu is the largest trade union on the platinum mines, stripping the NUM of the status. We track how it rose to power and where it is strongest.
As 2013 draws to a close we take a look back at what got South Africans clicking and watching on YouTube this year.