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Elias Sekgobelo Magashule (Ace)

Date of Birth: 1959
Place of Birth: Parys, South Africa


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Magashule overplays his hand

There was no hint of triumphalism in Cyril Ramaphosa's measured speech on 10 May at the end of a dramatic three-day National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting that saw his main opponent within the African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule seal his own demise...

Team Cyril wins out Business community and civil society leaders the political class and the judiciary threw their weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa's efforts to reform the African National Congress (ANC) resulting in a win over the faction led by suspended Secretary-General Ace Magashule and former President Jacob Zuma...

A by-product of the battle between Ace Magashule and Ramaphosa is the sidelining of Bathabile Dlamini President of the ANC's Women's League...

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The state capturers fight back

That shows the political muscle of the beneficiaries of these rackets backed by ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule and ousted President Jacob Zuma...

Sources in the ANC faction headed by Zuma and party Secretary-General Ace Magashule told Africa Confidential that ahead of the NEC vote Ramaphosa had made it clear that any cabinet minister voting against his step-aside resolution would be axed in the reshuffle...


Ramaphosa rallies ANC against the Zuma-Magashule axis

The rival factions of the governing African National Congress are edging towards a final showdown after its National Executive Committee meeting on 27-29 March decided that the party's Secretary-General Ace Magashule and other officials charged with corruption would have 30 days to step aside or face suspension...


The plot against Cyril

Former President Jacob Zuma and the African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule who are both facing multiple corruption charges have launched an open brazen campaign to unseat President Cyril Ramaphosa from the presidency of the party and then the state...

The lockdown has constrained Magashule and Zuma's ability to hold mass rallies of party members but Magashule has been tirelessly touring ANC branches mobilising supporters and building a branch infrastructure that will be personally loyal to him we hear for three years now (AC Dispatches Ace Magashule and his party allies plot their next moves)...


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Judicial system faces its own trial

On 16 March parliament in Cape Town will debate launching a committee to investigate Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who is accused of working covertly with the Jacob Zuma and Ace Magashule faction of the African National Congress against President Ramaphosa...

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Mboweni's budget choice – austerity or bust

He might also hope that would mollify the Zuma-Ace Magashule faction...

Treasury as a pawn As if the Treasury were not under enough pressure already it has become a battleground in the struggle between the Zuma faction of the ANC led by the beleaguered general secretary Ace Magashule and President Cyril Ramaphosa...


The captured spies

Ramaphosa is far from certain to win in a direct fight with supporters of Zuma and ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule (AC Vol 61 No 25 Ace shuffles the deck again)...

Ramaphosa also faces a direct challenge from ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule who defied his party's own rule that those facing corruption charges must step down...


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