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Elias Sekgobelo Magashule (Ace)

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


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Challenging the statist quo

To survive politically Ramaphosa must curtail the spread of the new variant of Covid-19 so that it does not require further lockdowns and consequent impacts on the economy which would provide heavy ammunition for his eager political opponents former President Jacob Zuma ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule and their supporters (AC Vol 61 No 14 Showdown to follow lockdown)...


Ace shuffles the deck again

President Cyril Ramaphosa has scored in the ongoing battle against the faction bent on unseating him with this week's decision by the African National Congress's Integrity Commission that party Secretary-General Ace Magashule must step down with immediate effect or be suspended (AC Vol 61 No 23 Ace arrest boosts Cyril)...

Nov 2020: Anrrest warrant is served on ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule (AC Vol 61 No 23 Ace arrest boosts Cyril)...


Ace arrest boosts Cyril

A defiant Ace Magashule ANC Secretary-General has embarked on what insiders say will be a long stand-off with Ramaphosa which will see the gap between party and government grow but will enable the president to edge forward with his plans to end corruption and revive the ailing economy (AC Vol 61 No 20 This time it's personal )...


The 'Ramaphosa Compromise'

Meanwhile the ANC in Free State province has come out in public support of Ramaphosa calling for Zuma and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule seen as the unofficial leader of the Zuma faction to be suspended from the party...


This time, it's personal

Within weeks Cyril Ramaphosa will face his toughest battle as President as he tests his authority against the second-most-powerful politician in the country African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule (AC Vol 61 No 18 How to defend the indefensible)...


How to defend the indefensible

Leading South Africa's delegation for crisis talks in Zimbabwe on 8 September – no matter how tortuous – must have been a welcome break for Ace Magashule away from the cauldron of local politics...


Cyril wins a battle over graft

The bid by Zuma backed by ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule failed dismally with Ramaphosa marshalling a comfortable margin of support on the 86-strong committee for tougher measures against rogue officials and their business allies...

ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule widely regarded as the leader of the anti-Ramaphosa faction was Premier of Free State at the time of the 220 million rand (US$12m) fraud...

Leaders line up for integrity test The duelling duo at the top of the African National Congress – President Cyril Ramaphosa and Secretary General Ace Magashule – are expected before the party's Integrity Commission within days to face questions on corruption allegations...


Graft puts ANC on the spot

Tshepiso and Thato Magashule sons of the ANC's outspoken Secretary-General Ace Magashule unofficial leader of the 'Zuma faction' allegedly profited from preferential access to state contracts without due process (AC Vol 61 No 16 In virus veritas)...

Four days apart ANC Secretary-General and party strongman Ace Magashule (19 August) and President Ramaphosa (23 August) issued comprehensive statements on how the party should curb corruption...


In virus veritas

The news about the Diko contract first emerged in the Sunday Independent newspaper which is openly aligned with the ANC's Zuma faction whose most powerful member is the party Secretary-General Ace Magashule...


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