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.

Politics

Ramaphosa no-confidence motion on ice until early 2021

The debate on the African Transformation Movement's motion of no confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa will no longer ...

News

Ndabeni-Abrahams not doing a 'Stella' job at SABC, say MPs during debate

The blame-game and political point-scoring over the jobs crisis at the SABC continued in the national assembly on ...

Politics

Speaker brings out the big guns to assess removal of Mkhwebane

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has appointed top legal minds to assess the merits of a motion to have Public ...

Politics

Ramaphosa tells MPs of lobby against law to regulate political party funding

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed to parliament that he's being lobbied to consider changes to the a ...

News

John Steenhuisen beats Mbali Ntuli to become new DA leader

John Steenhuisen has been elected to lead the DA full-time for the next three years.

Politics

Tito Mboweni lashes DA over SAA 'zombie' comments

Finance minister rejects criticism that he buckled under pressure by allocating R10.5bn to finance the SAA business ...

Politics

Temporary social grant increases to stop

Finance minister Tito Mboweni says the increases are no longer affordable.

Politics

Public sector wage freeze mooted for the next three years

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has proposed a public sector "wage freeze" for the next three years, in a move that's ...

Politics

R10.5bn for SAA rescue plan, R144m for SA Express - and R63m more for Zondo commission

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has allocated more than R10-billion to finance the business rescue of SAA after he opted ...

News

Cyril Ramaphosa dismisses lockdown talk, but will address SA next week

President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed that he would be addressing the country next week, but that there was 'no need to ...

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