Record number of hung municipalities kick off coalition discussions
After a doubling of the number of hung municipalities this year since 2016's local government elections, coalition discussions are beginning ahead of the declaration of the municipal polls outcomes.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Cabinet reshuffle makes hope for accountability less likely
Ramaphosa’s reshuffle failed to meet expectations, missing the chance to address the shameless behaviour of several ministers.
Magashule likens court loss to that of activists challenging apartheid laws
Suspended African National Congress secretary-general Ace Magashule said he was ready to fight his suspension all the way to the Constitutional Court.
ANC NEC to hold special meeting on Monday to discuss Zuma & Magashule
Members of the party's highest decision-making body say the invite to the meeting did not have an agenda, but they expected former President Jacob Zuma to dominate discussions.
9 powerful quotes from the contempt of court judgment against Jacob Zuma
In a strong judgment, the Constitutional Court ripped Jacob Zuma apart for defying his presidential oath to protect SA's Constitution.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: The big fat lie of 10 babies and its effect on the media
This story isn't only about a lie, but about a lie that has concerning ramifications for the media industry, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
Woman who claimed to birth 10 babies shows no signs of pregnancy - sources
“The medical evaluation has shown that there was no pregnancy. It also shows that there are no physical scars to indicate a recent C-section.”
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Ramaphosa has enough to act on with Mkhize. So why won't he?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has enough to act on irregularity allegations against Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Defending media freedom in SA is a continuous battle
Despite the fact that the media’s rights are enshrined in our Constitution, we have learnt in the 27-year journey of our democracy that even when guaranteed, freedom still needs defenders, says Sanef’s Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Why the Thuma Mina Whatsapp group conspiracy is dangerous
The implications of disinformation campaigns and public attacks on journalists are far reaching, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: If we can help SAA, we must help the SABC
This should be a seminal moment to do right by the SABC and its workers, who are central to building our nation, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
Merging SA’s elections could pose a logistical challenge, warns IEC
The commission said it would need to print some 130 million ballots and vote counting could be more complex and possibly go beyond the current stipulated seven days.
Politically connected persons scored lucrative PPE tenders, Sars audit reveals
Sars Commissioner Edward Kieswetter gave details of the dodgy dealings during a meeting with the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef).
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Until Ramaphosa acts, ANC's anti-corruption moves are cosmetic
The reason the ANC is unable to tackle corruption within its ranks is because the nobility of joining the party to lead and serve society has long disappeared, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: There are no politics around the COVID-19 mask - just wear one
The mask is a simple way to possibly save the lives of others, not just yourself. So use it, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Why the decision to open places of worship is disappointing
From early on, churches were identified as the biggest contributors to cluster outbreaks of COVID-19, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Funerals & COVID-19 - how the virus is robbing us of our grief
Coronavirus is not just changing our ways of living. It is also stealing our sense of ubuntu, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: It’s time to humanise COVID-19 in SA
While people are living with the effects of the lockdown, they are not seeing the true impact of the disease that has stalked us for months now, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.