Mondli Makhanya

Mondli is the editor of Sunday Times. He is a highly respected figure in journalism and has become synonymous with political media reporting both in print and television political analysis. After spending a stint as editor of the Mail & Guardian he returned to the Sunday Times where he had previously been the deputy managing editor for politics and policy. Mondli started his career in journalism at the Weekly Mail in 1990 as a business writer and the paper's bureau chief in Cape Town. He has also done an internship at Newsweek magazine in New York. He was also a political writer and deputy news editor of The Star, and associate editor of Sunday World. Mondli is a regular commentator on BBC, SAfm, Radio 702 and numerous television current affairs and news programmes. He is also on the National Council of the South African National Editors' Forum. ,

Lunch spot: Wombles, Parktown, Johannesburg