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 | Whatever is behind it, the Pityana brawl is far from over

Sipho Pityana's dispute with the Prudential Authority and Absa is not about to go away, especially as he squares up with an experienced boardroom ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Coalition talks cause division & Eskom hangs SA's hopes on renewables

This week SA has experienced confusion and contention as a result of coalition talks among our political parties.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | De Klerk’s 'apology' was a missed opportunity

The sincerity of FW de Klerk's deathbed apology will ring hollow for many who were the victims of the violence that the former president maintained ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Public coalition statements are no more than bluster

This week on the Sunday Times Politics Weekly podcast, Mike Siluma is joined by Wits associate professor, William Gumede and politics reporters ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Things too ghastly to contemplate

What happens to a country if the government runs out of ideas to solve its many problems, asks Mike Siluma.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Pre-election analysis: the number of loyalist voters is on the decline

This week on Sunday Times Politics Weekly, our panel delves into some pre-election analysis. Ahead of the polls, we will look at which major cities ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | Tracking campaign efforts & top ANC officials fight for their ...

ANC heavyweights Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane and former minister of health Zweli Mkhize are fighting for their political lives.

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Mall owners, telemarketers and homework: three causes of modern ...

We get ripped off twice over at malls, then get unsolicited calls from shady salesmen, before having to help the kids with their ‘projects’, writes ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
PODCAST | DA sinks its own campaign & Ramaphosa loses another backer in the ANC

This week on 'Sunday Times Politics Weekly' with Mike Siluma, our learned panel considers the uncertain future of the DA in the wake of their ...

Mike Siluma Sunday Times deputy editor
MIKE SILUMA | Mind our fragile society before you tweet the next cheap shot

Recently, Helen Zille, the combative federal chair of the DA, insinuated that there might have been collusion between the ANC and elements in the ...