Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter

Aphiwe Deklerk is a political journalist with the Sunday Times.

Patricia Kopane staying put in DA, despite stepping down from position


DA Free State leader Patricia Kopane says she is not leaving the party, despite announcing that she will not be ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa reopens the country


President Cyril Ramaphosa effectively reopened the country after he announced a move to alert level 1 of the lockdown ...

IEC in a race to hold 111 by-elections delayed by Covid-19 before February


The Independent Electoral Commission is in a race against time to ensure it holds at least 111 by-elections across the ...

'We were wrong': Ace Magashule says ANC will pay for air force jaunt to Zim


The ANC has undertaken to reimburse government for the costs incurred during its controversial use of an air force jet ...

Public protector roped in after SANDF flew ANC delegation to Zimbabwe


Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Groenewald says he will lodge a formal complaint with the office of the public ...

Sibongile Besani defends ANC youth task team's continued stay in office


ANC national youth task team (NYTT) co-ordinator Sibongile Besani has defended his team's continued presence in office ...

John Moodey singles out Helen Zille as he outlines reasons for quitting the DA


The DA lost another prominent member as its Gauteng leader John Moodey quit the party in a surprise move on Wednesday.

Parliament hears amendments to law in bid to curb gender-based violence


The department of justice has introduced a new amendment to the Sexual Offences Act which criminalises sexual ...

We’re staying to fight for another DA, Mmusi’s pals announce


The fightback plan by Maimane’s former allies puts to bed speculation that they were following him into exile