There are a number of trends, attitudes and phenomena that we could quite happily do without this year, thank you very much, writes Gus Silber.
Our democracy suffers when the speaker of the National Assembly becomes a cheerleader for a particular party or for one particular individual.
President Goodluck Jonathan has announced his intentions to run for a second term to, once again, fight corruption and defeat Boko Haram.
It supports women leaders but believes Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is the best person for the job.
Clinton's memoir shows she is fit to be president, but she's not giving anything away just yet.
President Jacob Zuma has asked Parliament to move the upcoming State of the Nation Address from June 19 to two days earlier on June 17.
President Jacob Zuma was admitted to a hospital in Pretoria for tests on Saturday, the presidency said.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced he will disinvest from Shanduka Group as part of his promise to review his business interests.
New Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's solid expertise, and track record make him an excellent replacement for Pravin Gordhan, analysts argue.
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and former police minister Nathi Mthethwa were demoted as President Jacob Zuma announced his new executive.
President Jacob Zuma has chosen his new executive, complete with promotions, demotions and sackings.
Leaders should not expose themselves to the slightest perception of a conflict between their private interests and public responsibilities.
The presidency says reports claiming the possibility of two deputy presidents are incorrect, and such a move would be unconstitutional.
The presidency says it takes serious exception to Helen Zille leaking confidential information regarding the announcement of the election date.
Madiba's prison past may have played a role in his recurrent lung infections.
The defence force is looking to buy new presidential jets and planes as soon as possible, the Saturday Star has reported.
Mac Maharaj is getting his own spokesperson to help him to deal with the increasing instances of "rhetorical overreach" by President Jacob Zuma.
Zuma is in a strong position. With his enemies kept in check, next week's policy conference will be the ideal place to consolidate power.
Motlanthe has shown no signs of actively campaigning for the ANC presidency -- yet. The ANC policy conference might be the place he makes his move.