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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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Who’s who in Zumaland

Gwede Mantashe: The ANC General Secretary and SACP National Chairman has joined Zuma's inner circle mostly from self-preservation as he is under threat from both right and left in the party all of whom want him to go...


Zumanomics sound better

Last year Zwelinzima Vavi General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions infuriated the Secretary General of the governing African National Congress Gwede Mantashe by accusing a ‘predatory elite’ within the party of feeding off the state like ‘hyenas’...


President under pressure

ANCYL opposes the incumbent Gwede Mantashe who is also National Chairman of the South African Communist Party (SACP)...


Mounting strikes

Two former NUM leaders (and now top ANC officials) Gwede Mantashe and Kgalema Motlanthe face growing attacks from the conservative nationalist wing of the party led by youth leaguers Fikile Mbalula and Julius Malema...


Football fever, faction fever

This spat goes to the heart of the party battle pitting the business nationalists such as Nyanda and ANC Youth League (ANCYL) President Julius Malema against Vavi Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe (AC Vol 51 No 8)...


In a league of his own

Worse than Mbeki We understand that senior ANC leaders such as Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa and General Secretary Gwede Mantashe along with Zwelinzima Vavi of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu) and Blade Nzimande of the SA Communist Party (SACP) asked Zuma to reprimand Malema publicly...


Live by the sword

The ANC has finally demonstrated its intention to rein in the rabble-rousing Malema; Zuma previously a defender has denounced him as have ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe and Treasurer Mathews Phosa...


The state of Jacob Zuma

The primary target is the secretary general’s post: ANC Youth League (ANCYL) leader Julius Malema wants to replace incumbent Gwede Mantashe with his friend Deputy Police Commissioner Fikile Mbalula...


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