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Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize (Zweli)

Date of Birth: 2 February 1956
Place of Birth: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal


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Cyril and Ace's linked fates

As a result there are no vaccines available and no clear sign of when sufficient quantities will be despite a grand-sounding vaccine roll-out plan hurriedly announced by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize in early January as criticism of the government's inaction mounted...


In virus veritas

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has been hard-working and serious minded from the outset (AC Vol 61 No 8 Heroes and villains in the pandemic)...


Cyril’s lockdown limits

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize a medical doctor and ANC heavyweight who is widely regarded to be doing a good job with the Covid-19 response issued an unusually long statement refuting criticisms of the lockdown by Professor Glenda Gray...


The lockdown finds pushback

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma the co-operative governance minister and a former health minister and renowned anti-smoking campaigner has supported current Health Minister Zweli Mkhize in maintaining that the ban is justified because of the damage Covid-19 causes to the lungs...


Heroes and villains in the pandemic

With South Africa in the third week of a lockdown that may only be lifted at the end of April and possibly not even then President Cyril Ramaphosa and Health Minister Zweli Mkhize have been riding a wave of approval with both praised for decisive leadership in handling the coronavirus outbreak (AC Vol 61 No 7 Cyril's double crisis)...

With regular briefings to the media Zikalala is taking his lead from his political mentor Zweli Mkhize with a proactive approach to dealing with the outbreak...


Cyril's double crisis

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize the former ANC Treasurer-General and a medical doctor has been at the forefront of the government's response since South Africa announced its first coronavirus case...


Ramaphosa’s next test

His announcement was backed up the following morning by a co-ordinated briefing by almost 20 cabinet Ministers chaired by Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu and led by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...


Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

The team includes Ramaphosa's Police Minister Bheki Cele Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene Justice Minister Michael Masutha Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

Former Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize now heads Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs where his priority will be securing agreement on land reform with Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini...


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