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Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize (Zweli)

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


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Conference countdown sharpens ANC contest

' They have been heartened that Ramaphosa's rival former health minister Zweli Mkhize is facing his own corruption probe into a Covid communications contract with a company called Digital Vibes (AC Vol 63 No 20 Zuma humiliated on his home turf)...

In a surprise move the ANCYL favoured former health minister Zweli Mkhize for president and party Treasurer-General and acting Secretary-General Paul Mashatile for deputy president...


Zuma humiliated on his home turf

The decision by the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) South Africa's second biggest province and its largest reservoir of party members to choose former health minister Zweli Mkhize as its preferred candidate for party president has come as a shock to supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa...


Why Dlamini-Zuma is running again

The topic of the day is who is best placed to challenge Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership of the ANC – Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma or Zweli Mkhize...

The speech launched his campaign to be chosen to stand for the party leadership but there are doubts the former favourite can muster enough support (see Box The rise and stall of Zweli Mkhize)...

The rise and stall of Zweli Mkhize Former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize helped lead the country through the Covid crisis and many had believed he would take over from President Cyril Ramaphosa before he was forced to resign after a corruption scandal over a communications company hired by his department at the height of the pandemic (AC Vol 61 No 8 Heroes and villains in the pandemic)...


ANC hopefuls race for the top

The party in the province has not yet indicated whether it will support Ramaphosa or former health minister Zweli Mkhize for president...


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