Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter

Aphiwe Deklerk is a political journalist with the Sunday Times.

Politics

DA sets sights on JB Marks municipality in battle for North West

DA leader John Steenhuisen says his party has identified the JB Marks municipality in the North West as a strategic ...

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Mashaba slams xenophobia, continues fight against undocumented foreigners

ActionSA president Herman Mashaba says he condemns xenophobia but will work to deal with illegal immigrants should he ...

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Government has paid out R1.5bn to businesses hit by July looting: Patel

Updating the media on Tuesday about the economic relief package, trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel said the ...

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Steenhuisen promises to bring Midvaal success to other failing municipalities

DA leader John Steenhuisen says his party will turn around Metsimaholo municipality in a similar way it did with ...

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Outgoing Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi is latest high-profile DA member to slam Phoenix ...

Outgoing Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi has become the latest high-profile DA member to slam the decision by the party to ...

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'They are calling a chicken shed a stadium for R15m': Mmusi Maimane

One South Africa Movement leader Mmusi Maimane says the country has hit a new low with a much-criticised R15m stadium ...

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Sexual misconduct and assault among top transgressions by teachers

Assault and sexual misconduct against pupils are still among the top  transgressions committed by teachers across the ...

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Mpho Moerane likely to be next Joburg mayor, but only until local government vote

Mpho Moerane will temporarily take over as Johannesburg mayor from Friday, but he still has a long battle ahead to ...

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State capture inquiry secures yet another extension

The North Gauteng high court has again extended the term of the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture for a ...

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DA promises to make six Western Cape municipalities ‘load-shedding proof’

The DA says it is working on making six municipalities it runs in the Western Cape “load-shedding proof”.