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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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Vote-getters and loyalists predominate

Ramaphosa's close allies Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan held on to their portfolios as did Police Minister Bheki Cele despite his serial failures to control the wave of organised crime that is sweeping the country undermining the economy and breaking up infrastructure...

Energy plan riles ANC factions and vested interests

According to an ANC insider De Ruyter's resignation in December was triggered by Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe accusing him of trying to overthrow the state by failing to maintain and upgrade old power stations...

ANC cabinet contenders step up lobbying

It includes Gwede Mantashe Minister of Minerals and Energy and ANC chairman and one of the most powerful members of Ramaphosa's cabinet who is also seen as the man who delivered the President's second term; Mondli Gungubele Minister in the Presidency; and Enoch Godongwana Finance Minister...

Ramaphosa shuffles the reshuffle

At the centre of the debate is the man widely seen as the most powerful member of the government ANC chairman and minerals minister Gwede Mantashe...

ANC faces the ultimate 'power outage'

The biggest obstacle to Ramaphosa's programme now is ANC chair and Mining Minister Gwede Mantashe who is representative of ANC stalwarts and black business owners who are determined to slow the phasing out of coal and want quick-fix and patronage-rich solutions to the energy crisis analysts say...


President's fate rests with party

However his supporters including Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele and ANC chair and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe shut down any criticism at last week's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Johannesburg...

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