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Matuma Letsoalo

Matuma Letsoalo

Matuma Letsoalo is the political editor of the Mail & Guardian. He joined the newspaper in 2003 and has won numerous awards since then, including the regional award for Vodacom Journalist of the Year in the economics and finance category in 2015, SA Journalist of the Year in 2011, the Mondi Shanduka SA Story of the Year award in 2008 and CNN African Journalist of the Year – MKO Abiola Print Journalism in 2004.
    Plans to capture ANC conference
    Plans to capture ANC conference
    Senior ANC backers of President Jacob Zuma are firmly behind the controversial new mining charter, and so-called “radical economic...
    Veracity of Gupta emails not disputed
    Veracity of Gupta emails not disputed
    ANC ministers implicated in the Gupta emails have not disputed them – “not even a single one” – and two or three even confirmed the emails,...
    SACP rounds on its leaders who back Zuma
    SACP rounds on its leaders who back Zuma
    South African Communist Party leaders who back President Jacob Zuma are likely to be purged at the party’s national conference next month.
    Zuma, wake up and smell the stench
    Zuma, wake up and smell the stench
    President Jacob Zuma has again escaped the axe after the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) decided to retain him as the country’s number...
    Molefe saga hastens the split in ANC
    Molefe saga hastens the split in ANC
    The controversial reappointment of Brian Molefe as Eskom chief executive is causing further divisions in the top echelons of the ANC. The topic is...
    Last-chance saloon for Zuma legacy
    Last-chance saloon for Zuma legacy
    After a dismal first term in charge of the country, one would have expected President Jacob Zuma to invest all his energy in making up for the...
    Gigaba: 'We'll work within the law to transform SA'
    Gigaba: 'We'll work within the law to transform SA'
    Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has dismissed calls to expropriate land without compensation, saying the ANC government should use the existing...
    ANC MP: Vote for the country, not the party
    ANC MP: Vote for the country, not the party
    ANC MP Mondli Gungubele says President Jacob Zuma should step down with dignity, for the sake of his children and the governing party.
    Fears new Gigaba aide will shift heat off Guptas
    Fears new Gigaba aide will shift heat off Guptas
    ANC economic transformation head Enoch Godongwana has questioned the rationale behind the appointment of Chris Malikane as Finance Minister Malusi...