The president downplayed demands that he address Nkandla and release the Marikana report during his response to the presidency budget vote debate.
After 21 years of democracy, it seems South Africa is still struggling with its identity.
President Jacob Zuma has stressed that incorporating the African Union anthem in SA schools and churches will help build African unity.
It is vitally important to liberate the prosecuting authority from any form of political interference.
Given the faction-ridden nature of South African politics and the deep divisions in the ANC, a further turn of the wheel is quite conceivable.
Given the faction-ridden nature of South African politics and the deep divisions in the ANC a further turn of the wheel is quite conceivable.
The illusive spy tapes. Music to the NPA’s ears… or not.
Antisocial tendencies, such as xenophobia, emerge in a context of neglect - like children who do not feel safe or cared for.
Snarky remarks, shouting matches and not so thinly veiled insults dominated President Jacob Zuma’s question and answer session in Parliament.
The real prospect of failing to force Nxasana out led to the president’s unedifying backdown
A new twist in the ongoing saga of spy vs spy in the South African Revenue Service can now be revealed.
President Jacob Zuma claims that 34% of households had access to electricity in 1994. Available data suggests he is wrong. By 1994 it was about 50%.
Burundi's armed forces chief announced that an attempted coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza, who is in hiding in Tanzania, had failed.
The M&G has an imaginary chat with President Jacob Zuma about his Russian trip and ending the inquiry into prosecutions head Mxolisi Nxasana.
The president floats like butterfly and stings like a bee, but Mugabe shows him who's the real king of the ring.
Readers write in about Steve Biko, statues, Zuma, headlines and Islamic scholars.
It's no more Mr Nice Guy as President Jacob Zuma defies his naysayers to crack down on border-hopping, illegal immigrants.
As South Africa celebrates 21 years of democracy, the M&G's Shaun de Waal spoke to former Azapo leader, Mosibudi Mangena, about the country's future.