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Elias Sekgobelo Magashule (Ace)

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


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Showdown to follow lockdown

' Leading the charge to underplay criminality is ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule himself suspected of collaborating with corrupt projects in Free State province during Zuma's tenure (AC Vol 60 No 16 The party and the pendulum)...


State companies in the firing line

These include Mosebenzi Zwane Nomvula Mokonyane Faith Muthambi and Des van Rooyen as well as senior party officials such as Secretary-General Ace Magashule ANC Women's League leader Bathabile Dlamini and Deputy President David Mabuza...


Ruling party wants a reset

Before the Covid-19 pandemic struck South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa and his centrist supporters were locked in combat with followers of former President Jacob Zuma African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule and Deputy President David Mabuza...


Cyril's double crisis

' In a WhatsApp video sent to the media another political enemy of the President's ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said: 'The ANC welcomes the announcement by comrade President Cyril Ramaphosa for placing the country under national lockdown necessary measure...


Ramaphosa’s next test

Africa Confidential understands that one of the reasons for the delay in the announcement was that Ramaphosa's arch rival African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule was threatening to hold his own press conference at party headquarters immediately following the President's announcement but was stopped by senior officials loyal to Ramaphosa (AC Vol 61 No 4 The state of Cyril Ramaphosa)...


Tito takes on the workers

It will also embolden the so called 'Fightback' group including supporters of ousted president Jacob Zuma and Secretary General of the governing African National Congress Ace Magashule to step up their attacks on Ramaphosa (AC Vol 61 No 4 Ramaphosus interruptus)...


Ramaphosus interruptus

Critics poisedWe hear that a dozen or so party officials – including secretary-general Ace Magashule and deputy President David Mabuza – are planning to criticise Ramaphosa's record at the ANC's National General Council (NGC) in June (AC Vol 60 No 21 'Dump Cyril' move in KZN)...


The state of Cyril Ramaphosa

Rumours have been swirling since late last year that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is ready to bring charges in the Estina Dairy corruption case in the Free State – a scandal which happened during Ace Magashule's tenure as premier of the province...


Finally, Cyril picks up the pace

Rather than fight head-on his enemies in the ruling party which is controlled by allies of former President Jacob Zuma led by ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule the President wants criminal justice to do the job for him...

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KZN plots

The Zuma faction unofficial leader and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule has attacked the call for Bongo to stand down (AC Vol 60 No 13 Ace helps his allies)...


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