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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.
    Acting no more: Makhura elected ANC Gauteng chair
    Acting no more: Makhura elected ANC Gauteng chair
    David Makhura has been elected the Gauteng ANC chairperson after he was nominated unopposed at the party's provincial conference currently underway...
    ANC ‘heist man’ in CR17 security link
    ANC ‘heist man’ in CR17 security link
    The ANC employee fired after being arrested for his alleged involvement in cash-in-transit heists was a key security official during President...
    Mabuza had better watch his back
    Mabuza had better watch his back
    Crucial elective meetings in three ANC provinces hold the key not only to the parliamentary list process ahead of next year’s elections, but also...
    Ingonyama drama shows up ANC rift
    Ingonyama drama shows up ANC rift
    President Cyril Ramaphosa and his supporters appear to have lost control of the governing party on a series of key political issues and his...
    Zuma itch causing ANC discomfort
    Zuma itch causing ANC discomfort
    Jacob Zuma must be “convinced” to stop using his court appearances to attack the ANC — and allowing other parties to do so too.
    Brace yourself for tougher times
    Brace yourself for tougher times
    As temperatures plummeted across the county this week, fuel prices hit record highs of R16.02 for a litre of 95-octane petrol in Gauteng. 
    ‘They’re out to get Magashule’
    ‘They’re out to get Magashule’
    Supporters of Ace Magashule believe the knives are out for the ANC secretary general and are accusing his opponents in the governing party of using...
    Ace’s hand is a tight fist for litigious party members
    Ace’s hand is a tight fist for litigious party members
    Members of the ANC who take the party to court could find themselves having to pay hefty legal bills in future, if ANC secretary general Ace...
    ANC to announce Mokgoro as North West premier
    ANC to announce Mokgoro as North West premier
    The ANC will on Thursday announce veteran civil servant and head of the
    Parks Tau positions himself to capture Gauteng
    Parks Tau positions himself to capture Gauteng
    The ANC’s leadership contest in the country’s economic powerhouse of Gauteng is hotting up ahead of the party’s provincial elective congress...
    DD must tell Putin the deal’s off
    DD must tell Putin the deal’s off
    South African Deputy President David Mabuza’s trip to Russia this week was not only to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries...
    ANC ‘split’ over Supra replacement
    ANC ‘split’ over Supra replacement
    The ANC’s top six officials are divided on a candidate to replace North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo, amid mounting public pressure for the...