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Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize (Zweli)

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


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'Farmgate' rocks Ramaphosa

If the rule is dropped RET faction favourites Magashule and the former health minister Zweli Mkhize will be reinstated and can resume their campaigns to be elected at the December ANC conference as the party's presidential candidate in 2024...


KwaZulu-Natal braces for a showdown

But an insider in the RET faction believes that the one person who could take on Ramaphosa in December is former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize who has been partially exonerated of graft by the parliamentary ethics committee and has received an apology for a procedural error by the police special investigating unit the Hawks...


Zuma's securocrats rattle Ramaphosa

Possible contenders from the pro-Zuma Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction are Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...


Zondo hands ANC a time-bomb

With Kwazulu-Natal strongman Zweli Mkhize making a comeback – after being cleared by Parliament of benefiting personally from a government contract involving members of his family and close associates – it could be all change in the ANC's top six...


Ramaphosa heading for second term

The leading KZN candidate would have been former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize but his resignation after corruption allegations broke last year have made a comeback difficult for this political heavyweight...


Moscow invasion strains bilateral ties

A key branch of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal (Ward 1 in eThekwini) which nominated Zuma for the leadership in 2009 has nominated former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize to challenge Ramaphosa for the party presidency at the ANC's elective conference in December...


Basic Income Grants move up agenda as ANC policy fights intensify

We hear that the party's Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction which supports former president Jacob Zuma is looking at backing another KZN heavyweight Zweli Mkhize who resigned as Health Minister last year after corruption allegations relating to a state Covid communications contract...


Candidates and kingmakers break cover in succession drama

We hear that the party's Radical Economic Transformation (RET) faction which supports Zuma may back another KZN heavyweight Zweli Mkhize who resigned as Health Minister last year after corruption allegations relating to a State Covid communications contract...


The ANC faces a reckoning on corruption

Possible contenders are Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile a former Premier of Gauteng; Zweli Mkhize the former health minister who resigned after it was found his family benefited from a government Covid-19 communications contract; and Gwede Mantashe a Ramaphosa ally at odds with him over the rate of phasing out coal (AC Vol 62 No 22 Leaders clash over climate)...


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