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.
The Presidency has announced corruption probes into several government departments -- including the South African Police Services.
The Union Buildings was rocked this week by the resignation of several staff members in the communications department.
In a victory for the M&G and access to information in SA, a judge has ordered a secret report on the 2002 Zimbabwe election be released.
The Presidency announced the resignation of its chief operating officer Jessie Duarte late on Wednesday afternoon, after denying a previous leak.
With the unexpected expulsion of former president Thabo Mbeki, the ANC was caught without a transitional plan in place.
Kgalema Motlanthe will find himself with a heavily laden in tray bequeathed to him by former president Thabo Mbeki.
The Presidency has maintained there is no need for a judicial commission of inquiry into South Africa's controversial arms deal.
The Presidency on Sunday strongly rejected renewed allegations of arms-deal corruption involving President Thabo Mbeki.
Recent reports that President Thabo Mbeki had received a scathing letter from the Zimbabwe opposition leader could be part of a disinformation campaign, the Presidency said on Wednesday.
The Presidency and the African National Congress moved on Friday to dispel Democratic Alliance (DA) allegations over President Thabo Mbeki's refusal to release the Khampepe commission's report on the Scorpions. There was no intention to "cover up" the report as alleged by DA leader Helen Zille, the Presidency said.