The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been handed a series of damning court judgments, she has been accused of sloppy investigative reports and suspected of maintaining dubious political alliances. She has become an active political player. So, the question is: Why is she here, and what does she want? reports Sarah Evans and Kyle Cowan.
A senior journalist at Bloemfontein-based newspaper Volksblad is allegedly assaulted by a local attorney as she puts questions to a man who is reportedly a close associate of ANC secretary general Ace Magashule.
ANC national executive committee member Derek Hanekom has seemingly taken aim at party secretary general Ace Magashule over comments the former Free State premier made during an event in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend.
In 2010, former US president Barack Obama's detractors vowed to make him a "one-term president". President Cyril Ramaphosa is facing the same challenge: Political opponents are determined to make sure he does not come back after the next party election, reports Pieter du Toit.
Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has dismissed claims that critical information implicating ANC secretary general Ace Magashule and former minister Mosebenzi Zwane in the Vrede dairy farm scheme was removed from the Public Protector's report by her instruction.
There are no fundamental challenges regarding the controversial economic recovery and transformation strategy, according to ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule.
The ANC has once again said its time to return "back to basics" when it comes to local government and a new "district development model", acknowledging that not enough support is given to municipalities.
The ANC has come out strongly against the recent spate of violent attacks against foreign nationals living in South Africa.
Ace Magashule has described the ongoing spate of violent protests in parts of the country as criminality - not xenophobia - he has warned that "anti-revolutionaries" are using tribalism to pit Africans against one another.
Former Free State economic development MEC Mxolisi Dukwana says he is still waiting for ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule to make good on his threats by initiating legal action against him.
He said no matter how some felt, Zuma's contributions and place in the history of the former liberation movement could never be erased.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is isolated, and his last surviving ally Gwede Mantashe is taking a neutral stance, partly driven by his resistance to transfer Eskom (overseen by Pravin Gordhan's Department of Public Enterprises) to Mantashe's energy department, writes Lizeka Tandwa.
The governing party will celebrate its birthday this weekend. But no amount of champagne, cakes or booze-fuelled parties can mask the reality of the what the ANC has become: it is in terminal decline, losing support and unable to effect the repairs necessary, writes Pieter du Toit.
The ANC says it is standing behind secretary general Ace Magashule in the face of an "ongoing vilification campaign" to tarnish his image.
The ANC's head of economic transformation Enoch Godongwana says that funding plans for Eskom still need to be finalised and are likely to be announced at the mini budget.
Former general secretary of the messianic churches, Buyisile Ngqulwana remains steadfast that his statements about the African Transformation Movement (ATM) being the brainchild of ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule are factually true and not defamatory.
While ANC leaders often face criticism for putting the party ahead of the country's economic and social well-being, the ANC Veterans League says it will take a strong ANC to save South Africa.
Former Free State economic development MEC Mxolisi Dukwana labelled ANC secretary general Ace Magashule a "blesser to many" for allegedly sourcing money from the public purse through an asbestos auditing contract.
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says the party’s decision to disband the Western Cape provincial executive committee and replace it with an interim provincial committee is "going very well" and that "peace and stability" have returned to the province.
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