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
Meet Mama Joburg: Mpho Phalatse

SA’s largest city has its first woman mayor. Mpho Phalatse says she is more than ready to take on this daunting task, writes Mawande AmaShabalala.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Defence department making a mockery of accountability: portfolio committee chair

Chairperson Cyril Xaba said the department was reporting on a fraction of cases of financial misconduct, just to tick the boxes.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
EFF and ActionSA will not hold a gun to DA’s head: John Steenhuisen

DA leader John Steenhuisen says the party never thought it possible the EFF and ActionSA would vote with them in the cities of Johannesburg and ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
DA's Mpho Phalatse is Joburg mayor — 'Tshwane next,' says Herman Mashaba

Thanks to ActionSA and the EFF, the DA is in control of Johannesburg.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
Mashaba pulls out of race to be mayor of Joburg, giving DA the edge

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba has pulled out of the Johannesburg mayoral race, giving the DA the upper hand against the ANC.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
DA wins speaker position in Joburg, could now take mayor

The DA’s Vasco da Gama has been elected speaker of the city of Johannesburg burg council.

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
ANC concludes coalition negotiations, will announce mayoral candidates on Sunday

The ANC has concluded its negotiations with various political parties in the wake of 66 hung municipalities after the November 1 local government ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
ANC on verge of governing eThekwini after IFP agreement

The ANC appears set to govern the city of eThekwini after an agreement reached with the IFP.

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ANCYL comes down hard on 'cult lead actor' Julius Malema as coalitions quagmire ...

The ANCYL national task team has called out EFF leader Julius Malema for apparently telling "lies" to South Africans about the real reasons coalition ...

Mawande AmaShabalala Political journalist
‘The aim now is to destabilise the ANC’: Julius Malema

Coalition talks collapse and red berets vow to teach the ruling party a lesson