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Makhudu Sefara Editor: TimesLIVE

Makhudu Sefara is deputy editor of the Sunday Times and editor of TimesLIVE. He has previously also served as editor of the Sunday World, The Star and the Sunday Independent newspapers.


The court of politics will decide who the next chief justice is

Favoured candidates Mlambo and Zondo come with baggage that is politically inconvenient for Ramaphosa


MAKHUDU SEFARA | Fifa boss’s remarks were wrong, but Africa must stop scoring own goals

Africans can throw shade and insults at bigots in the world, but we have a responsibility to ourselves


It’s personal: ANC may not know it yet, but Malema is out for revenge

The ruling party keeps treating the EFF leader like any other leader of an opposition party. He is not


MAKHUDU SEFARA | FW’s apology is a choreographed insult to our intelligence

In the words of Fort Calata’s son: ‘De Klerk died peacefully … unlike those whose murders he ordered … ’


Walk the talk, Cele, or there’ll be another Gqeberha

The police minister talked tough after foreigners reduced Korsten to a mini Mogadishu, but it’s not good enough


MAKHUDU SEFARA | SA’s local elections: when spoilt for choice equates to slim pickings

Voters face the dilemma of choosing between the DA’s racism and the ANC’s corruption in municipal polls on November 1


MAKHUDU SEFARA | SA voters know the times they are a-changin’, albeit slowly

The ANC’s chances of victory at the polls are good because it is not the only party facing challenges


Every man for himself: where’s Zuma to help you now, Hlophe?

Unfortunately for the fallen ones, the former president is too busy fighting his own battles to help them


MAKHUDU SEFARA | Stop just quoting Biko and be the man, all year round

Every year, on the anniversary of Steve Biko’s death, devotees pay lip service to his teachings instead of acting on ...


How the mighty ANC has fallen. Once it led, now it follows

It either has stopped caring for its employees, or, worse, has no clue how to gnaw its way out of its troubles