Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter

Aphiwe Deklerk is a political journalist with the Sunday Times.

Zweli Mkhize defends health department budget cuts

Politics

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has defended his government for its planned health department budget cuts, as fresh fears ...

ANC and Patriotic Alliance claim victory over same court ruling

Politics

The ANC in the City of Johannesburg is claiming victory after an urgent bid by former coalition partner the Patriotic ...

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says dismal Prasa audits justify his firing of the board

Politics

Mbalula is confident that the interventions at Prasa will reach maturity this financial year.

DA in Western Cape re-elects Bonginkosi Madikizela as leader

Politics

Western Cape transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela has been re-elected as DA provincial leader after he beat legislature ...

Oops! Duarte left to clean up mess after staffer's error gives her Ace's job

Politics

ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte has issued an explanation to party members after a letter suggested she had ...

Solly Msimanga cries 'freedom' after being elected Gauteng DA leader

Politics

Former Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga has been elected as the new leader of the DA in Gauteng.

Political parties optimistic after 'Super Wednesday' by-elections

Politics

Political parties in Gauteng are optimistic of victory after by-elections in several municipalities on Wednesday.

ANC rejects EFF motion on farm workers' living conditions, tables own version

Politics

The ANC has blocked an EFF motion in parliament to create an ad hoc committee to look into the living conditions of ...

IEC happy with by-elections progress

Politics

The Electoral Commission said on Wednesday that voting in by-elections across the country had gone smoothly.

First blow for Mbali Ntuli at DA congress as her proposal to create deputy leader ...

Politics

Contender for the position of DA leader Mbali Ntuli suffered her first major defeat at the party's virtual conference ...

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