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Elias Sekgobelo Magashule (Ace)

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


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'Farmgate' rocks Ramaphosa

The rule prevented the most important RET faction members such as former Free State premier Ace Magashule who was suspended a year ago from continuing as secretary-general of the ANC...


KwaZulu-Natal braces for a showdown

KZN is now leading a campaign to dilute the rule further to allow suspended officials – such as indicted former Free State Premier and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule – to contest for high office (AC Vol 62 No 10 Magashule overplays his hand)...


Zondo hands ANC a time-bomb

Suspended former ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule announced on 11 April that he is appealing a 31 January High Court decision which rejected his bid to have his fraud trial set aside...


Ramaphosa heading for second term

The current top six posts have only four active officials as former ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule has been suspended and Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte is on sick leave and likely to retire in December we hear...


Top police face sack amid rising crime

Secretary-General Ace Magashule has been suspended pending the outcome of his fraud and corruption trial while Deputy-Secretary Jessie Duarte the only woman in the top six has indicated she will be retiring at the end of the year...


Balance of forces in ANC favours Cyril

The only party heavyweight who might consolidate the populist vote against Ramaphosa is the ANC's suspended Secretary-General Ace Magashule whose fraud trial is due to begin within weeks (AC Vol 62 No 10 Magashule overplays his hand)...


The ANC faces a reckoning on corruption

A credible challenger would have to be a compromise candidate who could straddle both Ramaphosa's reformist faction and the ANC's so-called Radical Economic Transformation (RET) group headed by suspended party Secretary-General Ace Magashule whose trial on serial corruption charges begins on 19 February...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

The leading lights in the RET wing are former President Zuma suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule Tony Yengeni who was convicted of fraud and Mzwandile Masina who was ousted as Mayor of Ekurhuleni by the Democratic Alliance (DA) after local government elections on 1 November...


ANC faces post-poll turmoil

It will include the most detailed critique yet and accusations of grand corruption by Zuma Ace Magashule and their political and business allies...


ANC slumps to record low as voters stay away

The ANC took its biggest hits in Gauteng which includes the commercial heartland of Johannesburg and the administrative capital of Pretoria in KwaZulu Natal and in Free State where suspended ANC Secretary-General and former Premier Ace Magashule faces a fraud trial...


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