S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times

S'thembiso Msomi is the editor of the Sunday Times. He has more than 20 years' journalism experience, including as editor of the Sowetan and deputy editor of the Sunday Times. He was previously also political editor of the Sunday Times and City Press.

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | Candidates are missing, but not the old guard

If you are lucky to spot a poster with the face of a ward candidate, there isn’t much information about them to help you make up your mind., writes ...

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | An urgent need to act against murderous politics

If the state does not convict killers, our elections will be set amid funerals, writes S'thembiso Msomi.

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | Us-vs-them leads to tragedy; unity is the only way

One of my elders had a conspiracy theory about Phoenix. It sounded outlandish to us even though we were barely in our teens.

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | A duty not to recklessly undermine the IEC's credibility

In an ideal world, municipal elections are about local issues affecting specific communities, with little consideration of national politics, says ...

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | Rural remnant won't keep the ANC in power

One of the telltale signs of a ruling party in decline, at least based on the record of much of post-colonial Africa, is that it loses popular ...

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S’THEMBISO MSOMI | Message is good, but communicating it is poor

We like to think of ourselves as a soccer-mad nation.So it was reasonable for authorities to believe that the possibility of watching football at ...

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | Election mess leaves Ramaphosa exposed to challengers

If one were to choose that single defining moment when the state capture project began to lose its grip on power, it has to be the outcome of the ...

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | A broken economy drives the scramble for public office

Over a decade and a half ago, I had the privilege of being on a journalism exchange programme at a Nigerian business publication. This was at the ...

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | Wind of change depends on a new generation of voters

It has not been a great month for the concept of a party cadre here at home or further north in Zambia, writes S'thembiso Msomi.

S'thembiso Msomi Editor: Sunday Times
S'THEMBISO MSOMI | Cyril faced a tricky dilemma, but now he must be bold

What if Cyril Ramaphosa had walked away from the deputy presidency in protest against his boss Jacob Zuma and his association with the masters of ...