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Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize (Zweli)

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


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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)...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Such a compromise candidate who could hold together the party's warring factions has not yet emerged but Africa Confidential understands that the front-runners are likely to be ANC Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile or former health minister Zweli Mkhize with Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu or Defence Minister Thandi Modise for deputy...


Cyril names a half-new cabinet

Deputy Health Minister Joe Phaahla was promoted to replace Health Minister Zweli Mkhize who is facing a personal corruption scandal...


After the insurrection

Meanwhile Health Minister Zweli Mkhize who stepped aside following corruption allegations involving a communications contract has been implicated in a new report and is unlikely to return to his post or stay in the cabinet (AC Vol 62 No 12 More time for the truth & AC Vol 61 No 8 Heroes and villains in the pandemic)...


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