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Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe

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


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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Kgalema Motlanthe declared the 1994 Ingonyama Trust Act (ITA) unconstitutional and recommended that it either be repealed or amended...


The captured spies

To counter that Ramaphosa has appointed former Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to run the party's election campaign...


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Elections and crisis talks at the summit

Rampahosa's envoys – former presidents Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) Joaquim Chissano (Mozambique) and Kgalema Motlanthe (South Africa) – were allowed individual meeting with officials in Addis Ababa but any contact with Tigray officials was ruled out...

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Mnangagwa digs in

An inquiry led by Kgalema Motlanthe former President of South Africa into the military's shooting of six unarmed civilians amid protests against vote-rigging recommended compensation for the victims' families and prosecution of the perpetrators...


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