Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor

Thabo Mokone is a seasoned political journalist with 18 years' experience, and has also worked in radio and TV. A Cape Town resident who was born and bred in Tembisa, Mokone is passionate about politics, public policy and governance.

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Private electricity generation can benefit Nelson Mandela Bay, says chamber

The government's decision to allow private companies to generate their own electricity of up to 100MW can unlock ...

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'MPs have really been cut to the bone': Ramaphosa denies politicians are living it up at ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the salaries and other benefits of MPs, saying the argument that legislators are ...

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'I am handling it to finality': Ramaphosa denies it was a political risk to act slowly ...

'I'm handling this matter and I will handle it to finality. It is concerning, it is disturbing and I raised it ...

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'I would like the investigation to proceed,' says Ramaphosa over probe into R150m ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s not outsourcing political morality to law enforcement agencies by not taking swift ...

Politics

DA, EFF 'trying to tear our nation apart': Fikile Mbalula

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has lashed out at both the DA and the EFF for their criticism of President Cyril ...

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Economic recovery a pipe dream until municipal ineptitude is tackled: Tito Mboweni

Finance minister Tito Mboweni told parliament that economic recovery will remain elusive as long as incompetent ...

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Cyril Ramaphosa expresses 'dismay' with Ace Magashule at caucus meeting

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has told the party's MPs he's "dismayed" by the conduct of suspended secretary-general ...

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'I will not tolerate any political interference': Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter

'I would sooner resign than comply to any political request,' the tax chief told parliament on Wednesday.

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R7bn set aside to bail out 'distressed' state-owned Land Bank

There was no allocation to Eskom in this year's budget.

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Alcohol, cigarettes and petrol to cost more as taxes are hiked in 2021 budget

The government’s decision to ban the sale of alcohol and tobacco products has hit it hard in the pocket as more than ...