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Thandi Modise

Date of Birth: 25 December 1959
Place of Birth: Vryburg


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Zondo hands ANC a time-bomb

Defence Minister Thandi Modise Justice Minister Ronald Lamola Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile (also acting Secretary-General) and acting deputy Secretary-General Gwen Ramokgopa are also seen as potential contenders for top six posts and we understand are all aligned with Ramaphosa's reforms...


Ramaphosa heading for second term

Leading women contenders for the top six are Co-operative Governance Minister ex-wife of Zuma and former head of the African Union Dlamini-Zuma Defence Minister Thandi Modise and former Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka who recently returned from New York where she headed UN Women...


Moscow invasion strains bilateral ties

Adding to the confusion over South Africa's position on Russia-Ukraine it emerged Defence Minister Thandi Modise and the head of the SA National Defence Force General Rudzani Maphwanya had attended a 'Defend the Fatherland' reception at the Russian Embassy in Pretoria on 24 February the day after the invasion had begun...


The ANC faces a reckoning on corruption

But it is possible he could be challenged for the deputy President's position by a woman such as Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who was narrowly beaten by Ramaphosa in 2017 Defence Minister Thandi Modise or Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu who has previously challenged Ramaphosa and lost...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Such a compromise candidate who could hold together the party's warring factions has not yet emerged but Africa Confidential understands that the front-runners are likely to be ANC Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile or former health minister Zweli Mkhize with Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu or Defence Minister Thandi Modise for deputy...


Mabuza stirs a hornets' nest

Lindiwe Sisulu who narrowly lost the deputy presidency to Mabuza in 2017 and Defence Minister Thandi Modise who Africa Confidential understands is Ramaphosa's favoured candidate are likely contenders for the deputy presidency...

Instead Minister of Defence Thandi Modise her deputy Thabang Makwetla and Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele met the veterans at a hotel outside Pretoria (AC Vol 59 No 5 Not yet Team Ramaphosa)...


Cyril names a half-new cabinet

Africa Confidential understands that Thandi Modise the new Defence Minister who enjoys wide support within the ANC is being eyed by Ramaphosa as the leading candidate for deputy president at the party's elective conference next year...

'Thandi Modise is now the obvious choice for deputy...


The plot against Cyril

The inquiry was recommended in a report by an expert independent panel led by former Constitutional Court judge Bess Nkabinde which was handed to the National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise on 25 February...


Cyril wins a battle over graft

Serving officials who are not under pressure to step aside include deputy finance minister David Masondo who is accused of abusing the criminal justice system to get back at his girlfriend; Khumbudzo Ntshavheni Minister of Small Business Development who has a high court judgment against her; Thandi Modise National Assembly Speaker who was charged with cruelty to animals and Derek Hanekom who by his own admission conspired with the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to topple Zuma; deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration Sindisiwe Chikunga; and Zizi Kodwa deputy Minister of State Security...


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