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.

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

Politics

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

'They must finish their work': Mboweni says no more cash for Zondo inquiry

Politics

A hawkish National Treasury led by finance minister Tito Mboweni will not be allocating any new money to the Zondo ...

We did not miss Covid-19 vaccine payment deadline: Tito Mboweni

News

The finance minister told parliament on Friday that the government had until December 15 to make the payment required ...

Cyril Ramaphosa no-confidence motion on ice until early 2021

News

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

Speaker brings out the big guns to assess removal of Mkhwebane

Politics

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

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

Politics

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

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

Politics

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has allocated more than R10bn to finance the business rescue of SAA after he opted to cut ...

Public sector wage freeze mooted for the next three years

Politics

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

SIU guns for Correctional Services over Covid PPE tenders

Politics

The CFO of the department of correctional services, Nick Ligege, is being investigated for allegedly awarding PPE ...

R350 'Covid grant' to be offered for an extra three months: Ramaphosa

News

The government has decided that the special R350 Covid-19 social grant will be offered for another three months as part ...

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