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
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 ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Parties slam Godongwana’s ‘bailout’ budget as an election ‘gimmick’

Political parties have criticised finance minister Enoch Godongwana’s budget, calling it a missed opportunity to set the country on economic recovery ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
DA's plan to fix 'failing' education system

The DA plans to turn around the “failing education system” by placing greater focus on the first three years of schooling in its first term in office ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
ActionSA rejects Referendum Party’s bid to join Multi-Party Charter

ActionSA has rejected the Referendum Party's bid to join the Multi-Party Charter because of its association with the Cape Independence Movement.

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
DA's Solly Msimanga says Lesufi's ANC has run Gauteng into the ground

Gauteng DA leader Solly Msimanga has criticised the government of current premier Panyaza Lesufi, saying the ruling party has run the province down ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Multiparty Charter asks foreign governments to safeguard 2024 election results

The Multiparty Charter has announced it has reached out to foreign governments and representatives of relevant organisations to ensure the results of ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Not true that Tshwane will forfeit R2.6bn from Treasury — mayor Brink

Tshwane mayor Cilliers Brink dismissed claims that R2.6bn in grants have been withdrawn from the city by national government, saying no such thing ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
EFF's policies 'misguided, fatally flawed, downright harmful': IRR

The institute says education, health care, housing and sanitation cost a lot

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
ActionSA names premier candidates for Free State, Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba unveiled premier candidates for three of the country's nine provinces, saying he believes they represent the calibre ...

Sisanda Mbolekwa Politics reporter
Coalitions need to be embraced and regulated, says Maimane

Bosa leader says the frustration is that there have been instances of immaturity in many coalitions across local governments