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Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe

Date of Birth: 19 July 1949
Place of Birth: Alexandra township, Johannesburg


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ANC hopefuls race for the top

Instead of endorsing a candidate the newly elected provincial executive committee has been visiting ANC leaders including former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe...


State relaxes grip on national freight

Former Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe are his main sounding boards we hear although he had a formidable circle of advisors from the private sector civil society and academia...


No jaw, jaw – just war, war

There has been some discussion of trying to revive an AU committee set up by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in November last year consisting of Joaquim Chissano Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Kgalema Motlanthe – former presidents of Mozambique Liberia and South Africa respectively – to facilitate negotiations between the parties...


Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

A year ago Abiy ignored the advice of the AU's delegation of three former presidents – Mozambique's Joaquim Chissano South Africa's Kgalema Motlanthe and Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf – to negotiate with Tigray's leaders...


More time for the truth

' It's far from clear whether the new system which will be presided over by former president and head of the ANC Electoral Commission Kgalema Motlanthe will lead to more democracy or more conflict in local politics...


Fightback lands in the courts

In Free State province where Magashule is facing trial with 11 others on 70 counts of fraud and racketeering former President Kgalema Motlanthe has been mandated to mediate in a four-year stand-off between the factions...


Magashule overplays his hand

Ramaphosa is also working with former Presidents Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe who have kept up the pressure up on Magashule (AC Vol 62 No 7 Ramaphosa rallies ANC against the Zuma-Magashule axis)...

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Kingdom in peril

In November 2017 a High-Level Panel appointed by Parliament and under the chairmanship of former President Kgalema Motlanthe declared the 1994 Ingonyama Trust Act (ITA) unconstitutional and recommended that it either be repealed or amended...


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