Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter

Aphiwe Deklerk is a political journalist with the Sunday Times.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
DA wins mayorship of hotly contested Metsimaholo in Free State

The DA has gained control of Metsimaholo municipality in the Free State after its mayoral candidate Jeff Zwane was elected unopposed.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
DA spokesperson Siviwe Gwarube elected party's deputy chief whip

DA spokesperson Siviwe Gwarube has been elected deputy chief whip of the party in the National Assembly.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Sahpra orders military to return illegally purchased Cuban drug

The SA Health Products Regulatory Authority says it will destroy 970,000 vials of the drug Heberon illegally purchased by the military for R215m last ...

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Govt ‘continuing its quest’ for basic income grant: Lindiwe Zulu

Social development minister Lindiwe Zulu says her department is pushing ahead with its bid to have the country pay a basic income grant to the ...

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
SA students were partying moments before Cuba ‘assaults’, says deputy health ...

Deputy health minister Sibongiseni Dhlomo told MPs South African students who were allegedly assaulted by police in Cuba had been partying all night ...

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Helen Zille hints at seeking second term as DA federal council chair

She has announced plans for her imminent retirement in the past, but now Helen Zille says she wants to go on working for the DA indefinitely.

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Julius Malema acting like a jilted lover, says Helen Zille

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille says EFF leader Julius Malema is acting like a jilted lover after his statements about coalitions.

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SA government scraps Zimbabwean special permits

The decision by the cabinet could see scores of Zimbabweans living and working in South Africa having no option but to return home should they not ...

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Cabinet approves bill to pave way for independent candidates to contest for ...

The bill seeks to amend the Electoral Act to allow independent candidates to contest for seats in both the National Assembly and provincial ...

Aphiwe Deklerk Political reporter
Ntshavheni says SA will meet March deadline for digital TV transmission

Communications and digital technologies minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the government is confident that it will get digital migration right this ...