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
Bongani Tembe’s journey from Umlazi to the opera house

Bongani Tembe speaks to Mike Siluma about the days when he was struggling to be a classical singer to his present-day quest to promote orchestral ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | A second chance to heal the great divide

The new GNU administration must promote nation building and end economic inequality to create a brighter future for all citizens, writes Mike Siluma

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | IEC must tackle problems before next poll

Claims of unfairness can erode the trust of the voters in the electoral process, writes Mike Siluma.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Let this be a new era of compromise and wisdom

Top priority for the government of national unity must be addressing racial inequality, and the DA in particular needs to accept that, writes Mike ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Governing model options on ANC’s table, and the pros and cons

Political analyst Dr Sithembile Mbete and Sunday Times' Lizeka Tandwa define and scrutinise the governing model options the ANC had, including a ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
‘Principled coalitions must set targets’: Kgalema Motlanthe

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has warned the ANC against entering into unprincipled government coalitions after its historic elections ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Our police have to fight fire with fire

Officers are often condemned when they kill armed criminals, but that betrays an unrealistic grasp of the realities of South Africa, writes Mike ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Maimane says SA is responsible for influx of Zimbabweans

South Africa allowed Zimbabwe to be run into the ground, says Mmusi Maimane on the Sunday Times Politics Weekly podcast, blaming the government for ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | DA should have burnt ANC flag instead, says Mashaba

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba is in conversation with Sunday Times deputy editor Mike Siluma on the Sunday Times Politics Weekly podcast.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Motsuenyane's lessons for  black entrepreneurs

Business initiatives started by the likes of Sam Motsuenyane are testament to what can be achieved, even against the most daunting odds, writes Mike ...