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Elias Sekgobelo Magashule (Ace)

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


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Who runs KwaZulu-Natal?

The main split is between supporters of ex-President Zuma and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule on one side and those of President Cyril Ramaphosa on the other...


Anatomy of a failed insurrection

Other key Zuma loyalists are facing investigation including: former party chief Ace Magashule; Carl Niehaus of MK who is already facing criminal charges and suspension from the ANC; and Zandile Gumede former Mayor of eThekwini (a municipality including Durban) who is also facing corruption charges...


Relief as Zuma surrenders

Supporters listening to the address included suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule who faces a fraud trial next month; former ANC Secretary General in the Western Cape Tony Yengeni; and Zuma's children Duduzane Edward and Duduzile (AC Vol 62 No 11 Fightback lands in the courts)...

6 May: A majority of the ANC's National Executive Committee votes to suspend Secretary-General Ace Magashule...


More time for the truth

The key trials will be those of former President Jacob Zuma currently under way ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule and 11 others on fraud and money-laundering charges and that of Zuma's former State Security Minister Bongani Bongo on various corruption charges (AC Vol 62 No 11 Fightback lands in the courts)...


Fightback lands in the courts

Only the most dedicated or heavily sponsored supporters of Ace Magashule the ANC's suspended Secretary-General and Jacob Zuma the party's former President mobilise on the streets in their support...

Factional conflicts between supporters of Ramaphosa and those of suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule permeate almost all the provinces regions and branches that will elect the 5 000 or so delegates who will make up 90% of the voting delegates at the elective conference in December next year...


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...


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