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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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Swearing deputies

Now however ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe is challenging Ramaphosa for control of the governing party’s national leadership...


Ramaphosa’s price

ANC Secretary General and close Zuma-ally Gwede Mantashe tweeted back ‘That is a wrong public posture it is a wrong observation and if he believes in it he is going to be disappointed’...


Calls for protection against Beijing’s exports

Last year when South Africa refused to give a visa to the Dalai Lama ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe ANC NEC member Jessie Duarte Deputy Economic Development Minister Enoch Godongwana and all ANC provincial secretaries went to China for political exchanges...


Zuma or else

Gauteng and Eastern Cape provinces which are both opposed to Zuma have complained to ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe that some of their branches have not been ‘recognised’ by his office which is in charge of branch audits...


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...


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