From the SABC chairperson's response to the public protector's findings to herbal sex drugs raising the bar, here are this week's letters.
Eastern Cape MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane warns voters to watch out for "Johnny-come-lately" opposition parties and rather to stick with the ANC.
Vanessa Hani has defected from Agang SA to the Congress of the People, says Cope.
Mamphela Ramphele's party sees the elections as an opportunity for citizens to tell the ANC they are tired of its empty promises and corruption.
Readers share their thoughts on the recent headline-grabbing kerfuffle between DA leader Helen Zille and Agang SA's Mamphela Ramphele.
DA leader Helen Zille is insisting that there was not just one funder who had "secretly" brokered the merger between her party and Agang SA.
It matters a great deal that the partnership between Helen Zille and Mampela Ramphele dissolved so quickly, writes Sisonke Msimang.
The political year has started with a flop. With elections looming, Richard Calland asks what else could go wrong.
From crippling impatience to invoking Nelson Mandela's name: the failed Agang SA-DA merger was a lesson in how not to do things in SA politics.
In the spirit of a mixtape to signify the parting of ways, let's take a look at nine break-up songs for what used to be known as DAgang.
The DA leader admits it was a risk trying to bring Agang into the party, but says Mamphela Ramphele reneged on their agreement.
Join Kwanele Sosibo and Deshnee Subramany as they give you the latest breaking news and analysis of the biggest stories this week.
Mamphela Ramphele has offered little explaination on why her decision to run as the DA's presidential candidate was not discussed with Agang members.
Jackson Mthembu says both parties have lost credibility after Agang SA's leader backtracked on standing as the DA's presidential candidate.
DA leader Helen Zille says Agang SA's Mamphela Ramphele has "reneged" on their agreement that Ramphele stand as the DA's presidential candidate.
It remains to be seen whether Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele will in fact stand as the Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate.
Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has rejected a joint statement issued by the DA in which it claims Ramphele will accept DA membership on Monday.
Agang's integration strengthens the DA's claim to nonracialism, and that is something that should worry the ANC.
Agang SA says the party is "solid" and that its leader Mamphela Ramphele's decision to become the DA's presidential candidate must still be discussed.