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Charles Molele

Charles Molele

Charles Molele is a senior politics reporter at the Mail & Guardian. Charles joined the paper in 2011. He has covered general news, court and politics for the past 19 years, and also worked as a senior reporter for the Saturday Star, Sunday World, ThisDay, Sunday Times and is former politics editor of the New Age. Charles's other career highlights include covering Kenya's violent general elections (2007/08), Zimbabwe’s sham general elections (2008), Mozambique's food riots (2010) and the historic re-election of US President Barack Obama (2012).
Cosatu dogfight leaves Vavi limping
Cosatu dogfight leaves Vavi limping
Arguments for the reinstatement of Zwelinzima Vavi, the suspended general secretary of trade union federation Cosatu, suffered a blow this week...
ANC: Who's afraid of EFF and Agang?
ANC: Who's afraid of EFF and Agang?
An internal ANC election survey that has found that the new kids on the block – the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Agang SA – are...
Cosatu rifts may impact on ANC's elections coffers
Cosatu rifts may impact on ANC's elections coffers
Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini told journalists during the post central executive committee media briefing on Thursday that the federation is yet...
Dlamini supporters strike blow to Vavi's reinstatement hopes
Dlamini supporters strike blow to Vavi's reinstatement hopes
Attempts by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi supporters to push the reinstatement of the suspended leader suffered a major...
ANC branches choose Ramaphosa as No 2 in post-Mangaung fallout
ANC branches choose Ramaphosa as No 2 in post-Mangaung fallout
If ANC branches have their way, Cyril Ramaphosa will become deputy president of the country. Most of the party's branches have nominated him...
ANC in Gauteng appears set to ditch Mokonyane in 2014
ANC in Gauteng appears set to ditch Mokonyane in 2014
Factional battles in Gauteng have again surfaced after Premier Nom­vula Mokonyane declared that she was available for another term, but ANC...
'Gigaba will energise ANC polls team'
'Gigaba will energise ANC polls team'
As head of the ANC's election campaign, Malusi Gigaba faces the twin challenges of winning over voters and proving to his critics that he is...
'Black Jesus' blows North West credit limit
'Black Jesus' blows North West credit limit
The ANC's North West ­provincial chairperson, Supra Mahumapelo, spent nearly R42 000 on personal treats, including takeaways, in less...
Hawks probe Mandela's stolen millions
Hawks probe Mandela's stolen millions
A mysterious bank account allegedly belonging to the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund has now become the focus of a high-level financial...
New Cosatu leaders by year end?
New Cosatu leaders by year end?
Supporters of suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi are planning to push for the removal of the union federation's three top...
Cosatu vows to help to fund ANC's election campaign
Cosatu vows to help to fund ANC's election campaign
Cosatu's central executive committee has pledged its financial support for the ANC during the 2014 national and provincial elections by...
Raid on Mandela charities blocked
Raid on Mandela charities blocked
The Hawks have launched a financial investigation into the misappropriation of former president Nelson Mandela's funds, including scrutinising...