Zikalala is not perturbed by the controversy surrounding his unexpected election as provincial chairperson of the party in KwaZulu-Natal.
Slate politics trumped calls for unity at last weekend's elections for ANC KZN.
Zuma-backed Sihle Zikalala has called for unity in the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal after being elected to the "kingmaker" post of provincial party chair.
The race between incumbent Senzo Mchunu and provincial secretary Sihle Zikalala for the position of chairperson has added to the factional battles.
A heated exchange between candidate Shyam Gyanda and JSC commissioner Julius Malema explored the touchy issue of ethnicity, race and Africanness.
Statistics suggest there was more than one police unit in the province linked to unlawful killings.
As attacks on foreign nationals in KZN continue, South Africans have taken to social media to say #NoToXenophobia.
The M&G visited Nquthu, in KwaZulu-Natal, where we documented pupils' daily struggle to get to school.
The distances the kids next door have to cover to get to school are lost on Zuma, who is blindly feathering his nest, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
Pupils living in rural areas battle rivers, snakes and rough weather to get an education, even though the authorities are meant to provide transport.
The election of Blade Nzimande's ally and South African Communist Party provincial chairperson made for an interesting realignment of ANC politics.
Poor patients will be the biggest casualty if the National Health Laboratory Service collapses.
KZN judge president Chiman Patel is retiring early, amid racial divisions in the province.
The Mail & Guardian visited three homes in KZN where children with intellectual and physical disabilities are missing out on the opportunity to learn.
Those talented enough to make it to KwaZulu's top cricketing schools face enormous language, cultural and academic challenges.
Taking cricket to KwaZulu-Natal's impoverished areas presents several challenges, but the rewards are great.
Mining threatens the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, a unique wilderness where the fundamentals of life confront you. Go see this KZN Eden.
A man in KwaZulu-Natal has been arrested in connection with the election-day murder of Thando Mhlongo. But the motive for her killing is unknown.
While the ANC has firmly established itself in KZN, the country's official opposition now has its foot in the door.