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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).
Addressing youth unemployment
Addressing youth unemployment
City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) has partnered with the Gauteng provincial government to introduce the Tshepo 1 Million initiative in an attempt to...
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Plans are at an advanced stage to build the Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University, according to Caiphus Chauke, head of the...
Youth participation in the green economy
Youth participation in the green economy
The City of Ekurhuleni is engaging young people in their environmental education centres on projects and initiatives that can assist them in...
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, the MMC for finance and economic development in Ekurhuleni, delivered the city’s pro-poor budget speech in Eden Park near...
Gauteng supports township enterprises
Gauteng supports township enterprises
Bold, decisive and shaking up the political status quo, David Makhura does not shy away from difficulties, directly confronting challenges such as...
Interview with MRM chairperson Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa
Interview with MRM chairperson Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa
This interview was conducted by Charles Molele
Round table debates destruction of public property
Round table debates destruction of public property
MRM chairperson Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa has called upon South Africans, particularly the angst-ridden youth, to protect public property...
Celebrating a selfless leader
Celebrating a selfless leader
This year offers South Africans a rare opportunity to understand Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo up-close, according to Linda Vilakazi, chief executive...
Remaining a 'trusted and very much loved' leader
Remaining a 'trusted and very much loved' leader
At street demonstrations these days, it is not uncommon to hear one struggle song — Uma kungaqhamuka uTambo esibona sinje,...
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr Sam Motsuenyane
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr Sam Motsuenyane
Dr Sam Motsuenyane, the doyen of black business, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Township Entrepreneurship Awards on...
Business 'changing the rules of the game
Business 'changing the rules of the game
Amid the clinking of champagne glasses in celebration of winners at the annual Township Entrepreneurship Awards (TEAs) in Brakpan, Gauteng MEC for...
Linda Mnisi of Soweto TV named M&G Community Media Journalist of the Year
Linda Mnisi of Soweto TV named M&G Community Media Journalist of the Year
The inaugural M&G Community Media Journalist of the Year Award was won by newcomer and Soweto TV journalist Linda Mnisi at the annual Township...