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Gwede Mantashe

Date of Birth: 21/061955
Place of Birth: Transkei


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Showdown to follow lockdown

But ANC chair Gwede Mantashe then contradicted Magashule saying that the ANC's top six were to meet with local officials on 9 July to discuss the matter...


State companies in the firing line

BlockagesRamaphosa is also facing growing pressure to discipline Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe a political heavyweight and party chair who is blamed for blocking changes that would help solve the country's chronic power shortages (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle)...


Cyril's double crisis

Without naming him the report put Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe who is also chairman of the ruling African National Congress on the spot for failing to fast-track renewable energy and independent power producers to supplement the national grid run by the debt-ridden power utility Eskom (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle & Vol 61 No 4 Ramaphosus interruptus)...


Ramaphosa’s next test

And the rent-seekers loyal to Zuma have been finding common cause with some Ramaphosa supporters – such as powerful ANC chair and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe – who resent the proposed cuts and the prospect of incremental privatisation of failed state-owned enterprises such as Eskom and South African Airways...


Tito takes on the workers

The Finance Minister insisted it is up to Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe to implement the government's integrated energy plans and oversee policy and regulatory changes to liberalise the energy market...


Ramaphosus interruptus

He elaborated on Mines and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe's relaxation of restrictions on private power companies competing with the ailing state utility Eskom...


The state of Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa is also to clarify a plan announced by Mines Minister Gwede Mantashe last week to allow mining and other big companies to generate their own electricity and cut pressure on Eskom...


Over the rainbow

Mining Minister Gwede Mantashe made the key announcement at the opening of the Mining Indaba on 3 February...


Finally, Cyril picks up the pace

Such changes as have occurred such as the Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe's surprise announcement that the government will now open a fourth bid window for renewable energy projects through Independent Power Producers only came about because of unprecedentedly long power-cuts in the run-up to Christmas...

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Grasping the Eskom nettle

Gwede Mantashe is widely seen as having been appointed Energy Minister in May to manage the political tensions around reform of Eskom and the wider power sector...


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