Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor

Mike Siluma has been a journalist and columnist for more than two decades. His passion is to promote nation building among South Africans and to highlight issues affecting the African diaspora in SA, on the continent and elsewhere.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | On May 30, we need quality grown-ups at the helm

Our politicians need to shape up or the electorate might decide it’s fed-up with democracy, writes Mike Siluma.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Why are African wars ignored, even by Africans?

Why has the world maintained such a keen interest in some conflicts while paying only cursory attention to the tragedy unfolding in Sudan, asks Mike ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Bantustan yearning is the twisted result of ANC misrule

Herman Mashaba is disingenuous to bypass the politics of race in his ode to Lucas Mangope, because racial oppression was what the homelands were ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | No surprises from US on South Africa's Gaza 'distraction'

US secretary of state Antony Blinken sees himself as the only judge and jury on Israel’s actions in Gaza, writes Mike Siluma.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Dumping the ANC might be the easy part

Ending the ANC’s absolute majority in the coming elections is likely to be the easy part, compared with what follows, writes Mike Siluma

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Money in politics makes us poorer

Rather than just betting on party horses, business could cultivate ties with civil society and labour, writes Mike Siluma

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
I'm the man from Riverlea ...

Mike Siluma speaks to Roger Jardine about his early life, the struggle and why he has chosen to pursue a new political path

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | We should not shy away from rethinking BEE

If you are black and were historically consigned to the economic periphery, transformation will be like music to your ears, promising possibilities ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Beware the temptations of a fool's paradise

Julius Malema pointedly ignored the facts of how and why rugby, much loved by large sections of the white population, got to keep the Springbok ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Israel-Hamas war: the case for cutting ties with Israel

We explore the heart of the Israel and Palestine war, and why SA is supporting the cause of the Palestinians, our expert panel says SA must cut ties