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Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe

Date of Birth: 19/07/1949
Place of Birth: Alexandra township, Johannesburg


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Party unity trumps national reforms

In Gauteng Province the economic powerhouse that includes Johannesburg and its spreading townships a faction in the provincial party had been plotting to replace Zuma with his deputy Kgalema Motlanthe at the 2012 party conference...


President under pressure

We hear his supporters have asked Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to stay away from public events so as not to upstage the President...


Mounting strikes

Two former NUM leaders (and now top ANC officials) Gwede Mantashe and Kgalema Motlanthe face growing attacks from the conservative nationalist wing of the party led by youth leaguers Fikile Mbalula and Julius Malema...


Zuma’s economic tightrope

Zuma met Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Manuel to raise the concerns of Cosatu and the SACP and Dlamini was disappointed that the meeting did not change the status quo we hear...


In a league of his own

Worse than Mbeki We understand that senior ANC leaders such as Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa and General Secretary Gwede Mantashe along with Zwelinzima Vavi of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu) and Blade Nzimande of the SA Communist Party (SACP) asked Zuma to reprimand Malema publicly...


In favour and out of cash

Turf wars Cosatu opposed the whole idea and aimed to weaken Manuel's role by putting Zuma or his deputy Kgalema Motlanthe in charge of the Commission subject to advice from 'clusters' of cabinet ministers...


The telephone test

It was approved last year by interim President Kgalema Motlanthe who failed to consult either Zuma and the unions and gives a foreign company 65% control of South Africa's biggest mobile operator...


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