These elections show SA has fully entered into competitive and control politics, say Dumisani Hlophe and Kealeboga Maphunye.
Unless the ANC changes its ways, Zuma’s Jesus is coming tomorrow, says Tinyiko Maluleke.
The ANC can easily return to being the majority party in Nelson Mandela Bay. But, this hinges on a number of factors, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.
Mugabe's penchant for playing one faction off against the other continues, but his dexterity and options are waning, says Piers Pigou.
Going into the 2019 general election with Zuma at helm of the ruling party will be suicidal for the ANC, writes Xolela Mangcu.
In comparative terms, the ANC-led government’s service delivery achievements are probably beyond compare and without equal, writes Elvis Masoga.
Most of Mmusi Maimane’s utterances are what white people want to hear, which is why he keeps harping on the legacy of Mandela, says Sam Ditshego.
Despite the excesses of Mad Ol’ Bob and his “amazing” Grace, a normal Zimbabwe does exist, says Don Makatile.
Until we address the issue of transformation, young people will continue to vent their anger at Mandela, writes Molifi Tshabalala.
Until there is a total change in the lives of our people, until we have built a solid Rainbow Nation, the ANC needs to lead, writes Gugu Ndima.
Three major parties lay out their wares, and while doing so expose some frailties, even their integrity, writes Dumisani Hlophe.
The quality of its mayoral candidates in some metros could hold the line for an ANC that has Zuma as its public face, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana
There is a need for strong local government leadership, write Tshepo Setona and Dumisani Hlophe.
Whoever wins the election will have to reinvigorate the economy following the collapse of the copper price, writes Claude Kabemba.
The nature and tempo of the parties' last push are likely to be decisive in ways that are not insignificant, says Kuseni Dlamini.