- KZN official's electoral fraud trial unprecedented
Sindisiwe Mncube, an Ulundi IEC official, has become the first South African since the 1994 democratic elections to go on trial for electoral fraud.
- KZN poll officer begged not to be reported, court hears
A presiding officer charged with violating the Electoral Act during the April elections begged the person who caught her red-handed not to expose her.
- Tackle economy, DA tells Zuma
The DA on Tuesday urged President Jacob Zuma to encourage viable industrial activity to create jobs as a way out of the country's economic recession.
- New era dawns for MPs
Preparations began before dawn on Monday to welcome members of South Africa's fourth Parliament for a session likely to be more robust than the last.
- Zille: 'Stop Zuma' drive denied ANC two-thirds majority
The "Stop Zuma" campaign denied the ANC a two-thirds majority in the recent elections, DA leader Helen Zille said on Friday.
- A closer look
South Africa is experiencing a welcome lull this week, after the frenzy of the election campaign and before Jacob Zuma's inauguration jamboree.
- What next for Zuma and the media?
That the press is out of kilter with the voting preferences of the majority of South Africans is not a bad thing for democracy.
- Splitting ministries
The Mail & Guardian learned recently that Jacob Zuma's administration will expand national ministries from 28 to 32.
- The face of patronage
Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa is too close to power and there are systemic problems with any attempt to cut graft, writes Ferial Haffajee.
- DA's hard-line surge hit other opposition parties
The Freedom Front Plus has its own ideas about why the smaller opposition parties did so badly in the general election last week.