Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter

Aphiwe Deklerk is a political journalist with the Sunday Times.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
I didn’t need Cyril’s say-so for Zim flight: Mapisa-Nqakula

She says it would have been ‘prudent’ to tell him, but insists there was nothing dodgy about the costly jaunt

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
No free rides: ANC's hitchhike to Zim on air force plane costs it R105,000

The SA Air Force has slapped the ANC with a R105,000 bill for the controversial lift the party got from defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to ...

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Universities can return to 100% attendance: Blade Nzimande

Higher education, science and innovation minister Blade Nzimande says universities can now welcome back 100% of their students.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Chew on this — SABC spent millions on catering, says DA

The DA has slammed the cash-strapped public broadcaster for spending R6m on catering in the past two years.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Former North West acting premier snubbed as ANC sticks to its guns

Wendy Nelson, a strong ally of former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo, was this week snubbed by the ANC for a legislature job.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
IEC rejects Herman Mashaba's bid to register his new party Action SA

Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba's new party has been dealt a blow after the Electoral Commission rejected its application for registration.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
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 standing for another term.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
DA clamps down on leadership race between Steenhuisen and Ntuli

The DA has adopted stringent leadership campaign rules that prohibit candidates from running public campaigns in the media.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
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 as of midnight on Sunday.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
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 country which had to be ...

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