Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter

Sisanda Aluta Mbolekwa is a political reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLive. She holds BA Media and Politics and BA Honours in Journalism degrees from Wits University. She has a keen interest in the governance and politics of the country, with a focus on local government, service delivery, youth and gender-related current affairs.

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
FF Plus to scrap BEE and affirmative action

Whites and coloureds 'embittered and marginalised'

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Parties coining it as donors dole out millions in cash and in kind

Rise Mzansi attracted donations of just over R16m in the third quarter, according to the latest financial disclosure report released by the IEC on ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
EPWP a poverty alleviation success story: Cabinet

The cabinet hailed the expanded public works programme as one of the country's success stories among the government's initiatives to alleviate ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Multi-Party Charter presents plan to end load-shedding

The Multi-Party Charter believes ending Eskom's monopoly and increasing private power generation is the answer to end load-shedding.

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
‘We’re ready to pay deposits, finalise candidates’ lists,’ says Rise Mzansi on ...

Unlike other new political kids on the block, Rise Mzansi says it is ready to contest the upcoming general elections and is compliant with all ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
McKenzie to stand as Western Cape PA premier candidate

Patriotic Alliance president Gayton McKenzie will stand as his party's premier candidate in the Western Cape.

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Parties petition IEC over ‘unjust’ elections timetable

Political parties have written to Electoral Commission of South Africa CEO Sy Mamabolo requesting an urgent meeting to discuss their disgruntlement ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
2024 national budget to set South Africa on growth trajectory, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa is convinced the national budget tabled by finance minister, Enoch Godongwana last week will achieve rapid and inclusive ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
There will be no blank cheque support for ANC, say allies

Trade union federation Cosatu says its support for the ANC in the coming elections is on condition that the governing party push worker aligned ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
DA to launch contempt of court charges against ANC over cadre deployment records

The DA will launch a contempt of court application against the ANC after its failure to submit full and unredacted records of its cadre deployment ...