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Thandi Modise

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


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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...


Ramaphosus interruptus

Parliamentary Speaker Thandi Modise's handling of the protests by Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) which held up Ramaphosa's speech by an hour – got the best reviews...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Mathole Motshekga former ANC Chief Whip is proposed as Justice Minister; Kenny Moimang a Zuma supporter and former acting chairman of the ANC in the Northern Cape would become the Human Settlements Minister; Ebrahim Rasool former Ambassador to Washington would be offered Minister of Mineral Resources; Thandi Modise the Deputy Speaker who switched to backing Ramaphosa would get the Labour portfolio...


Cyril's musical chairs

The slate needs to include at least one woman and we understand she is being considered for the deputy Secretary General's slot which was initially earmarked for Thandi Modise the Deputy Speaker of Parliament...


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