Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist

Mawande AmaShabalala is a political journalist and an advocate for equal rights; social and economic justice in Africa.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
ANC facing its problems honestly and boldly: Kgalema Motlanthe

Former ANC deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe on Thursday night told professionals and academics that the ANC admits to its shortcomings and is ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Unemployment and poverty are no excuse for rape: Julius Malema

“How do you get it up when you are jobless? You better use that energy to look for employment instead of raping women,” EFF leader Julius Malema told ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
ANALYSIS | Cyril wants us to forgive and forget. Well, he’s made his bed ...

On the campaign trail, the ANC president has stuck to the same script, even throwing in some humour

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Drama as ANC councillor turned independent candidate tries to counter Ramaphosa ...

“I say this because democratic processes of the ANC are rigged to favour other candidates and people are purged because of the assumption that we ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Gogo gifted with R10,000 shopping voucher by ANC vows she will vote for Mandela

“I love the ANC because of ntate Mandela and will never vote for another party because that would be tantamount to a churchgoer leaving their church, ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
LISTEN | Thunderous welcome for Ramaphosa in Magashule’s home base

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s Free State stronghold welcomed ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa warmly with thousands packed to the ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
MAWANDE AMASHABALALA | Julius Malema plays Father Christmas as he begs for votes

The EFF leader has been making unrealistic promises to communities he visited in the last two weeks, notes Mawande Amashabalala.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
170 minutes in Irene: How ministers were held hostage on Thursday night

Ministers and deputy minister say though they were held against their will, it was not a violent ordeal.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Malema on traditional authority charm offensive as campaign in home province ...

EFF leader Julius Malema on Thursday went back to his roots in Moletsi, Polokwane, at the Bahlaloga royal house to introduce councillor candidates to ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Julius Malema talks bribery, David Mabuza and Mpumalanga coal mines

EFF leader Julius Malema has taken aim at the ANC and the country’s deputy president David Mabuza for poor service delivery in Mpumalanga.