Nhlanhla Nene has little good luck and plenty of tough luck for the country's millions of children, young people and universities as well.
Trevor Manuel says citizens must hold parliamentary and provincial members accountable for the R800m spent on them to represent their constituencies.
M&G readers write in about who should head Eskom, and what really happened with the unearthing of a journal.
The treasury and energy departments in particular are gunning for former finance minister Trevor Manuel to head the cash-strapped power utility.
Concluding his evidence, former finance Trevor Manuel has rejected claims he said there were issues with the arms deal that wouldn't be uncovered.
After Tshwane police declined the rights group's request to picket during Trevor Manuel's arms deal testimony, a high court has given it the go-ahead.
The former finance minister's evidence-in-chief is a glowing review of the arms deal. But was he truly in favour of the deal?
Giving evidence at the Seriti commission, the former defence minister has dismissed a question relating to the ANC benefiting from the arms deal.
The appointment of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister deals another blow to the perception that some races are more capable than others.
Ignore them or attack? Both of the ANC's responses to criticisms from its former leaders have done the party a disservice as elections loom closer.
National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has told MPs to value the Constitution in his farewell speech to Parliament.
A programme has given the clearest indication that Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Planning Minister Trevor Manuel won't return to Parliament.
And we must also ask how well the National Development Plan articulates higher education's role.
The South African economy is dependent on a stable mining industry that has lasting and sustained peace in its labour affairs, says Trevor Manuel.
Former editor of the Cape Times Alide Dasnois has spoken out following a public spat between the ANC's Trevor Manuel and Songezo Mjongile.
The ANC's Songezo Mjongile and Trevor Manuel have taken to newspapers to air their opposing views on the dismissal of Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.
The gap between rich and poor is growing — yet more people are becoming better off.
Trevor Manuel says there should be trust between business and government if SA is to continue in Nelson Mandela's economic-transformation footsteps.
A first-time study by the National Planning Commission and UCT has shown poverty in SA is decreasing and that we're still a nation of labour migrants.