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Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu

Date of Birth: 10 May 1954
Place of Birth: Johannesburg


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Candidates and kingmakers break cover in succession drama

The row between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu over her criticism of the country's judges and constitution has opened the race for the top posts in the African National Congress at its elective conference scheduled for 16 December (AC Vol 63 No 2 Lindiwe throws a designer hat in the ring)...


Lindiwe throws a designer hat in the ring

While Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu found some sympathy for her view that there had been little progress with social justice alleviating poverty and creating jobs critics took issue with her blaming the constitution and 'mentally colonised' black judges for the failure of government and the ruling party in which she serves...

Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's critique of judges and the constitution was a direct bid for the RET to back her in another challenge to Ramaphosa...


The ANC faces a reckoning on corruption

But it is possible he could be challenged for the deputy President's position by a woman such as Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who was narrowly beaten by Ramaphosa in 2017 Defence Minister Thandi Modise or Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu who has previously challenged Ramaphosa and lost...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Such a compromise candidate who could hold together the party's warring factions has not yet emerged but Africa Confidential understands that the front-runners are likely to be ANC Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile or former health minister Zweli Mkhize with Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu or Defence Minister Thandi Modise for deputy...


Mabuza stirs a hornets' nest

Lindiwe Sisulu who narrowly lost the deputy presidency to Mabuza in 2017 and Defence Minister Thandi Modise who Africa Confidential understands is Ramaphosa's favoured candidate are likely contenders for the deputy presidency...


Cyril names a half-new cabinet

Ramaphosa narrowly beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Jacob Zuma's ex-wife for ANC president at the elective conference in 2017 while Lindiwe Sisulu who has had more senior cabinet posts than any other woman in the ANC initially challenged Ramaphosa before withdrawing (AC Vol 59 No 1 Pushing Zuma to the exit & Vol 62 No 10 Magashule overplays his hand)...


Magashule overplays his hand

Ramaphosa has to think hard about Lindiwe Sisulu: she is ANC aristocracy but made little impression in international affairs or her current post as Minister of Human Settlements...

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The state capturers fight back

Ramaphosa is also considering firing Housing Minister Lindiwe Sisulu one of his rivals during the 2017 ANC presidential race and who is likely to stand again positioning herself as a compromise candidate if the Magashule/Zuma faction ousts Ramaphosa at next year's ANC national elective conference...


Noisy neighbours

President Ramaphosa dispatched foreign minister Lindiwe Sisulu in April 2019 to assure his counterpart that he was not behind this politicking in Botswana...


Showdown to follow lockdown

PushbackRamaphosa who has faced ridicule in some quarters over the reinstatement of the ANC officials is also facing pushback from some of his senior ministers on the National Coronavirus Command Council: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma the Minister of Local Government and Traditional Affairs the Police Minister Bheki Cele and Lindiwe Sisulu the Minister of Human Settlements who is seen as a possible challenger to Ramaphosa for the ANC leadership in 2024...


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