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Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter

Sisanda Aluta Mbolekwa is a political reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLive. She holds BA Media and Politics and BA Honours in Journalism degrees from Wits University. She has a keen interest in the governance and politics of the country, with a focus on local government, service delivery, youth and gender-related current affairs.


2024 national budget to set South Africa on growth trajectory, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa is convinced the national budget tabled by finance minister, Enoch Godongwana last week will ...


DA to launch contempt of court charges against ANC over cadre deployment records

The DA will launch a contempt of court application against the ANC after its failure to submit full and unredacted ...


Parties slam Godongwana’s ‘bailout’ budget as an election ‘gimmick’

Political parties have criticised finance minister Enoch Godongwana’s budget, calling it a missed opportunity to set ...

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ActionSA rejects Referendum Party’s bid to join Multi-Party Charter

ActionSA has rejected the Referendum Party's bid to join the Multi-Party Charter because of its association with the ...


Multiparty Charter asks foreign governments to safeguard 2024 election results

The Multiparty Charter has announced it has reached out to foreign governments and representatives of relevant ...


Not true that Tshwane will forfeit R2.6bn from Treasury — mayor Brink

Tshwane mayor Cilliers Brink dismissed claims that R2.6bn in grants have been withdrawn from the city by national ...


ActionSA names premier candidates for Free State, Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba unveiled premier candidates for three of the country's nine provinces, saying he ...

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Visa amendments will open South Africa to new skills, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa hailed draft amendments to the visa process, saying it will boost the government's efforts to ...


WATCH | 'Tintswalo' deserves better: Parties slam Ramaphosa's Sona

Opposition parties wasted no time in punching holes in President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the nation address (Sona), ...


South Africa worse off than six years ago, Mashaba says in alternative Sona

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba says the legacy of President Cyril Ramaphosa's time in office is one of a country run ...