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Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma

Date of Birth: 27/01/1949
Place of Birth: Natal


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Pushing Zuma to the exit

Trying to force him out with a vote at the National Executive Committee would worsen splits between Ramaphosa supporters and those backing Zuma and his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who lost the ANC presidential race...

A draft list of names for a 'unity cabinet' is circulating among Ramaphosa's allies and those of Zuma and the defeated ANC presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma...

Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Parliament who switched sides to back Ramaphosa, would be Minister of Women's Affairs; Lindiwe Sisulu, Human Settlements Minister who backed Ramaphosa, would become Minister for International Relations; Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, defeated by Ramaphosa for the ANC Presidency, would get the Social Development portfolio...


A fight to the photo-finish

The epic struggle between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and current Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership – some say the soul – of the governing African National Congress will be decided between 16 and 20 December in the Nasrec stadium outside Soweto...

Ramaphosa was leading the provincial branch vote by 1,861 provincial branch votes to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's 1,309 as Africa Confidential went to press...

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The countdown begins

With barely two weeks to go before the crucial African National Congress elective conference on 16-20 December in Johannesburg, supporters of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma claim they are leading the race for the ANC presidential nomination and that she will be crowned the party's President...


The race gets uglier

The battle between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership of the African National Congress now centres on the fate of Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, who is clinging to his job...


SACP on the ballot

SACP leaders think Ramaphosa commands widespread support among ANC members, but fear he could still be denied the ANC Presidency through delegate manipulation, vote-buying and membership inflation by supporters of President Jacob Zuma, who is agitating to secure the succession for his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (AC Vol 58 No 13, Factional fireworks threaten party)...


Snagged by the Guptas' global reach

It also included the President's ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who is his preferred candidate to succeed him as President of the ruling African National Congress in party elections due in six weeks' time...


ANC contest lands in court

The campaign for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to succeed her ex-husband as African National Congress leader, which he is backing heavily, may fail if the courts allow the challenges of dissident ANC members...


'Dirty tricks' target Cyril

The battle between Ramaphosa and the President's favoured candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, culminates at the ANC's elective conference in Gauteng in December...


Cyril's musical chairs

Ramaphosa needs to integrate powerful competing factional interests and persuade other ANC presidential contenders to throw in their lot with him if they are to beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Jacob Zuma's former wife and his chosen candidate to succeed him as party leader (AC Vol 58 No 1, Power struggle goes nuclear)...


Factional fireworks threaten party

President Jacob Zuma and his allies are widely seen as responsible for the fraudulent inflation of ANC numbers in the province to ensure the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to the presidency at December's national conference (AC Vol 58 No 8, New script in KwaZulu-Natal)...


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