CCMA and Competition Commission decisions are binding, so organs of state must have cogent reasons for rejecting Thuli Madonsela's recommendations.
State bodies cannot reject recommendations by the public protector on "irrational" grounds, writes Judith February.
If the police can jump to attention when Senzo Meyiwa gets killed and put its top people on the case, why can't it do that for other crimes?
Gwede Mantashe warns against the use of shady sources in response to a story that alleged there was a growing rift between Jacob Zuma and himself.
Their personal independence guarantees the institutional independence of the judiciary so it is worrying when judges breach their own code of conduct.
A pensioner's day out for his two uncles became a little less boring with a dop, writes Johnny Masilela.
Women priests who defy Catholic doctrine and demand equality should be applauded.
Poverty and unfair expectations can lead women to commit acts of desperate violence.
Wham! sets the M&G straight on Wits Pride rugby and Section27 calls on the KZN govt to address the issue of access to education for disabled pupils.
The story is not that Zambia now has a white acting president, the real and tragic story is why do Zambian presidents choose to die abroad?
The most devastating impact of violence comes not from wars, but from child and woman abuse; an area often neglected and needing much more attention.
The role of journalists in disseminating information is vital in turbulent times and it's imperative their safety is assured, writes Irina Bokova.
Bheki Cele might be confident that he reduced the violent crime rate during his term, but what does the NDP say about appointing a new commissioner?
If, according to his books, blacks were the architects of apartheid, what exactly is Steve Hofmeyr reading? Haji Mohamed Dawjee ventures a guess.
What’s being read around the M&G newsroom? Here are some things we like. A lot.
Walking while black and a woman in SA poses its own dangers, and brings to attention attitudes of privilege and superiority, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown got off on the right foot after her appointment earlier this year.
The disastrous consequences of President Jacob Zuma’s poor and costly leadership and the ANC’s calamitous policy flops are starting to show.
In a society rife with depravity and inequality it is little wonder TB Joshua and his ilk are thriving.