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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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Chief Justice Zondo takes centre stage

AwkwardPart three of the commission report published on 1 March has put Ramaphosa in an awkward position after it found that Gwede Mantashe energy minister and chair of the ANC benefited from controversial security company Bosasa which paid to upgrade security at three of his properties when he was the ANC secretary-general...


Top police face sack amid rising crime

Mashatile has called on the top six leaders of the ANC – except for Ramaphosa and party chairman Gwede Mantashe – to relinquish their positions ahead of December's elective conference to open opportunities for others including women such as former deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Zulu contenders such as Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu...


Lindiwe throws a designer hat in the ring

ANC veteran and former Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe who is Mining and Energy Minister party chair and historically a key Ramaphosa ally said that Sisulu was expressing a personal view...


The ANC faces a reckoning on corruption

Possible contenders are Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile a former Premier of Gauteng; Zweli Mkhize the former health minister who resigned after it was found his family benefited from a government Covid-19 communications contract; and Gwede Mantashe a Ramaphosa ally at odds with him over the rate of phasing out coal (AC Vol 62 No 22 Leaders clash over climate)...


Edging towards breakdown

Green activists and civil society oppose the plans which are strongly supported by Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe who argues that a too sudden phasing out of coal will devastate communities dependent on the industry...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

But green activists and civil society oppose the nuclear plans which are strongly supported by Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe...


Leaders clash over climate

Climate experts have come to regard Gwede Mantashe Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy and chair of the ANC as the main obstacle to Ramaphosa's campaign to drag the country out of the Covid-19 trough and prevent a meltdown of Eskom (AC Vol 62 No 13 The urgency of now)...

GWEDE TRIES TO RESCUE TURKEY'S POWERSHIPS South Africa's large delegation which met an international delegation of climate envoys in Cape Town September 28 included cabinet heavyweights but Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe stayed at home...


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