Zwelenzima Vavi tells workers in PE to take control of their future, while in Polokwane, Zuma and the ANC take centre stage at Cosatu's massive rally.
The dishonest means of accumulating wealth is a challenge many societies including South Africa face through exercising state power.
The city's biking corps has been deployed to shore up the prestige of President Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Kgalema Motlanthe.
It is often top six officials who are expected to hold factions together when ambitious ANC leaders start jostling for power, but this isn't the case.
While e-tolling has not yet won support from the likes of Cosatu, it has won over many users, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.
President Jacob Zuma has denied using state funds following the public protector's findings on Nkandla, according to a report.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has urged the government to implement Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's recommendations in her Nkandla report.
Members of Parliament bid Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe farewell as he announced his retirement from government.
A programme has given the clearest indication that Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Planning Minister Trevor Manuel won't return to Parliament.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says it is "regrettable" that it has taken so long to submit changes to the executive ethics code to Parliament.
The deputy president claims the percentage of households with children that have gone hungry has fallen dramatically. But the comparison is flawed.
There is an urgent need to review black economic empowerment, say business leaders.
At the M&G's 20 years of economic transformation summit, Kgalema Motlanthe says while poverty has declined, inequality in the workplace has not.
After a court postponed its ruling on an interdict to stop Amcu members from gold-mine strikes, the union says its platinum protests will be peaceful.
Tshwane municipality has rejected a claim that it approved R500 000 to escort President Jacob Zuma despite not having enough funds to foot the bill.
Between 2004 and 2012, the number of new HIV infections have decreased from an estimated 540 000 to 370 000, shows a UNAids report.
There was much tears and excitement as South African pupils returned to school for the start of the new year.
On the first day of school, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has urged pupils to use their education to deal with inequalities in SA society.
The first day of school of 2014 has arrived, and government officials including Angie Motshekga will visit schools to test their states of readiness.
Members of Parliament and other senior politicians paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela in a sombre sitting of Parliament.