Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor

Sam Mkokeli is an SA journalist and politics researcher who has worked as political editor of Business Day in the past and now contributes to Business Day, Financial Mail and the Sunday Times.

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
OBITUARY | Ebrahim Ebrahim, a freedom fighter with no bitterness in his heart

Struggle veteran Ebrahim Ebrahim was brave and incorruptible.

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
Enoch Godongwana: a man of many hats — and many headaches

Enoch Godongwana has a mountain to climb, juggling the many competing demands for money from the fiscus - but at least he won't run out of hats.

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
It’s time to go, says the Duke of Magoebaskloof

Tito Mboweni has left government for the idyll of the Limpopo mountains. It hasn’t stopped him thinking of entrepreneurial ways to wean young people ...

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
Mkhwebane sets sights on Tito Mboweni over R259m debt write-off

Former finance minister Tito Mboweni leaves parliament at the end of the year to rejoin a family business - but can't put politics behind him just ...

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
LISTEN | Zuma 'put abuse on steroids,' says Moe Shaik

Former president Jacob Zuma put the abuse of state institutions for political gain on steroids, says former intelligence chief Moe Shaik.

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
We're going into a very deep fiscal hole, says former Treasury official

A Wits professor and former budget chief at the National Treasury tells Sam Mkokeli SA’s finances are in a dire state. He explains how the decline ...

Sam Mkokeli Columnist and contributor
SAM MKOKELI | Enoch Godongwana: a former 'red' trade unionist welcomed by the ...

The Godongwana who was this week made finance minister is far removed from the politics of the Left, writes Sam Mkokeli.