Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor

Thabo Mokone is a seasoned political journalist with 18 years' experience, and has also worked in radio and TV. A Cape Town resident who was born and bred in Tembisa, Mokone is passionate about politics, public policy and governance.

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Ndabeni-Abrahams not doing a 'Stella' job at SABC, say MPs during debate

The blame-game and political point-scoring over the jobs crisis at the SABC continued in the national assembly on Tuesday

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Speaker brings out the big guns to assess removal of Mkhwebane

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has appointed top legal minds to assess the merits of a motion to have Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane ...

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
DA puts 'gravy plane' free flights for former ministers and spouses on agenda

The DA wants the issue of free flights for retired ministers, deputies and their spouses to the tune of R10m a year to be urgently placed on the ...

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Irked defence minister turns tables on 'Jetgate' MPs who also got 'free rides'

Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has turned the tables on opposition MPs, suggesting they had no right to criticise her for giving "a lift" ...

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Ramaphosa tells MPs of lobby against law to regulate political party funding

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed to parliament that he's being lobbied to consider changes to the a party-funding law he enacted last year

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
We’ll drink to that: Cyril eases lockdown, but warns infections are resurging

There’s good news for booze lovers, but bad news for the Eastern Cape

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Tito Mboweni confident Zondo commission will clear Ranjeni Munusamy

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has told parliament he's confident that the Zondo commission will make no adverse findings against his “political ...

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
It's a landslide! John Steenhuisen beats Mbali Ntuli to become new DA leader

John Steenhuisen has been elected to lead the DA full-time for the next three years.

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Tito Mboweni lashes DA over SAA 'zombie' comments

Finance minister rejects criticism that he buckled under pressure by allocating R10.5bn to finance the SAA business rescue plan.

Thabo Mokone Parliamentary editor
Temporary social grant increases to stop

Finance minister Tito Mboweni says the increases are no longer affordable.

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