A young unnamed South African boy recently asked Parliament whether children should be allowed to vote or not. He argued that some children develop faster than others in terms of intelligence. Read more on Briefly.
South Africa has another new political party - this one is called Mazibuye African Congress and is only open to black South Africans. However, the president of the party insists they are not racists and it's a temporary thing.
IFP leader Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi lost his temper when the North West chairman of the House of Traditional Leaders, Inkosi Moshe Mabe, referred to him as an old man. Buthelezi, who turns 90 in August, shut him down.
Three years ago, Nkosinathi Nhleko, who was Minister of Public Works at the time, treated South Africans to a hilarious spectacle as he invented a new term, "firepool," to justify the building of a swimming pool at Nkandla.
AG Kimi Makwetu on the latest municipal audit report: non-compliance of municipalities could lead to financial loss. Various interventions, one being investigation will without a doubt come to rectify this serious issue.
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) must be "thorough, non-partisan and fearless" in its work in the North West, NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise said. Parliament is to refocus on where important issues need resolving.
Patricia de Lille's long political career is testament to her canny ability as a survivor. Briefly.co.za profiles her career, from being a shop steward to leading her own political party and later merging it with the DA.
JP Peens never thought he would be turned away from a racing trial for being too white, but this is exactly what happened when arrived at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town and was told he could not race because he was white
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is known for his humility and wisdom. He has been an icon in South Africa and we share 5 quotes of his that we believe are words to live by. True pearls of wisdom from a truly great man and an SA legend.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been in the news a lot lately, after his 'white privilege, black poverty' remarks during a recent rally in Pretoria, but he has been getting support from people all over South Africa.
Former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana has allegedly been involved in another nightclub fight. The incident took place at Cubana in Fourways the same place where he assaulted 3 women in August.
Dual protest action is being planned for Monday with two groups looking determined to clash in the continuing conflict between those supporting President Jacob Zuma, and those wanting to see him leave office as soon as possible.
The hopes that the election of Cyril Ramaphosa president of the ANC would mean he could tackle corruption, state capture and fix SEO have been dashed.
With experience, great struggle credentials and a willingness to work towards transforming his party might Paul Mashatile be just waht the ANC top six needs?
From teacher and revolutionary to premier. Love him or loathe him, Ace is the ANC's new Secretary General. Find out more about this fascinating character.
Like him or fear him, David "The Cat" Mabuza is not going away. We found out a little more about this man who some admire and others despise. Who is he?
Unseating Zuma might not be as simple as many hope. According to a constitutional expert and political commentators, the process faces stiff obstacles.
Follow our live feed of all the updates by BrieflySA from the ANC National Elective Conference's first day at Nasrec, Johannesburg as proceedings get underway.
NEHAWU held its 11th national congress in Boksburg, Johannesburg last week and has reaffirmed its support for Ramaphosa in the ANC leadership battle.
Dlamini-Zuma said: "If they thought free and compulsory education was good for whites, it’s good for us,” When referring to education by the apartheid regime
Dr Matthews Phosa believes that the African National Congress (ANC) can be saved from itself, but only if the party admits to its past mistakes and apologises.
The African National Congress YouthLeague (ANCYL) KwaZulu-Natal is expected to endorse Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its candidate for leader of the party on Monday