The booing of President Jacob Zuma at the memorial for former president Nelson Mandela this past week has stirred contrasting responses.
The ANC is likely to win next year's election, so the NEC must decide at its candidates' list conference if the president or the people come first.
Former DA leader Tony Leon recaps on the "wise counsel" and life of fellow parliamentarian, Colin Eglin, who has passed away at the age of 88.
A court ruling that SA must look into allegations that exiled Zimbabwean activists were tortured in Zimbabwe in 2007 could well set a precedent.
In the past 10 years, McMafia has made its appearance in SA: fugitives from justice drawn by our weak and corruptible law enforcement system.
Was it a surprise that a half-built shopping mall collapsed in Tongaat? No. Could it have been avoided? Yes.
Attempts to delay the release of Madonsela's Nkandla report highlight a ministerial will to shift dubious activities away from public oversight.
We salute sculptor Jane Alexander and writer Nadine Gordimer for art that is as apt today as it was in the early 1980s.
South Africa's outgoing auditor general has set the benchmark high for his successors.
South Africa is failing to implement its mental and physical disability laws effectively despite government observing disability month this November.
The use of the police, intelligence services and NPA to fight personal, professional and political battles has reached crisis proportions in SA.
Is the media's reporting on events such as the Diepsloot deaths with a rush to classify the potential culprits as foreigners feeding xenophobia?
Public protector Thuli Madonsela warned Parliament this week: "If we don’t act on corruption, it will grow bigger than all of us."
An extraordinary summit this weekend seeks to ease tension between the African Union and the ICC.
The labour union federation is the only one 'flabbergasted' at the IMF saying inflexible labour laws in South Africa are hampering economic growth.
When the country's top judges of our land are divided, then the very credibility of our judicial system is also at stake.
The Independent Electoral Commission should never become a political football between electoral rivals.
The distortion of broad-based black economic empowerment to benefit a handful of ANC hierarchs is a concern.
President Jacob Zuma can be eerily mesmerising but he also holds some rather eclectic views and sometimes expresses them bizarrely.