M&G readers comment on comparisons of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma, and say we need cool heads when it comes to pharmaceutical drugs.
Apartheid-era regionalism is a pervasive and damaging mind-set among our current rulers, writes Rapule Tabane.
The former president says the current government is rife with tribalism, which perpetuates corruption and is used to manipulate some.
The ANC has welcomed the release of a task team report on Nkandla but taken exception to comparing the upgrade costs to previous administrations.
Thabo Mbeki shares his thoughts on the booing of Jacob Zuma, the state of leadership, Madiba's legacy and whether he would return to local politics.
Former president Thabo Mbeki is not perturbed by the heckling of Jacob Zuma but has called for leaders to be more selfless.
For the black youngsters of the 1990s, it was Madiba's role as the head of MK that gave him the respect he needed to bring peaceful reconciliation.
Thabo Mbeki says the people who were part of Nelson Mandela's vision of reconciliation will not allow racial tension to take over the country.
Barack Obama spoke movingly. Ban Ki-moon paid tribute. But the crowd drew most of the attention at Nelson Mandela's massive state memorial service.
Thabo Mbeki has spoken about the need for strong leadership in SA and honouring the Constitution, as he paid tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Former president Thabo Mbeki has paid tribute to former South African boxer and junior flyweight champion Baby Jake Matlala, who has died aged 51.
Former SA president Thabo Mbeki says his country was asked by the UK for help with a military plan to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.
The Seriti commission of inquiry has been adjourned until next year, when the next witness from Armscor will be ready to testify.
At the 12th Europe Lecture in The Hague, former president FW de Klerk put his own spin on former president Thabo Mbeki's "I am an African" speech.
Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has criticised the ANC in Gauteng for revealing that Thabo Mbeki will be part of the party's election campaign.
ANC's Gwede Mantashe says the party has run ahead of itself by revealing that Thabo Mbeki will assist the party lure voters for the 2014 elections.
Political analyst Richard Calland says President Jacob Zuma "doesn't read" and is "in many ways, the embodiment of anti-intellectualism".
Bob Heppleâ€™s candid account of events in the early Sixties is also rich with political and historical insight.