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Gwede Samson Mantashe

Date of Birth: 21 June 1955
Place of Birth: Lower Cala Village, Transkei (now Eastern Cape Province)


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Zuma’s campaign pays off

The KZN ANC led by Zweli Mkhize wanted the Gauteng ANC led by Paul Mashatile to merge their slate of nominations for the top six leadership positions in the ANC but to retain Zuma as President Motlanthe as ANC Vice-President and Gwede Mantashe as ANC Secretary General...


Disunited unions

’ While many Cosatu members cheered his analysis Zuma-loyalists such as the NUM’s Baleni and ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe refused to accept that the government faced any sort of crisis...


The Marikana massacre

Zuma succeeded only in further outraging party members by appointing his running-mate ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe to resolve the dispute...


Battle of the unions

African National Congress General Secretary Gwede Mantashe was General Secretary of the NUM in the late 1990s...


Zuma delays judgement day

Zuma is helped by the fact that the ANC’s respected Secretary General Gwede Mantashe hails from Eastern Cape and is an accomplished political fixer...


Justice denied

The ANC delegation leader Secretary General Gwede Mantashe riposted: ‘The ANC does not ignore the rule of law so we respect the High Court ruling...


Higher taxes, less nationalisation

Zuma and his close allies including Justice Minister Jeff Radebe ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe and the head of the Government Communications Information System (GCIS) Jimmy Manyi have called for aspects of the constitution to be changed to promote what they call a ‘second transition’ an accelerated transfer of economic assets to black-owned companies...


The leadership race opens up

Some ANC provincial premiers such as Gauteng’s David Makhura questioned the KZN ANC’s announcement; Zuma and ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe had banned ANC members and provinces from publicly campaigning until October...


Zuma battles Juju

Only the General Secretary Gwede Mantashe unambiguously supports Zuma’s re-election as President of the ANC...


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