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Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe

Date of Birth: 28 January 1962


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Anatomy of a failed insurrection

' Ramaphosa who is the second-richest black South African after his brother-in-law Patrice Motsepe is vulnerable to criticism from radical groups despite his roots in left-wing trade unionism...


Magashule overplays his hand

Personal networks Ramaphosa also relies on advisors such as former Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe who is married to Bridgette Motsepe Radebe – sister of Ramaphosa's wife Tshepo Motsepe and billionaire Patrice Motsepe...

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Bridgette's border war escalates

She is sister to Patrice Motsepe South Africa's richest man and Tshepo Motsepe President Cyril Ramaphosa's wife and is married to Jeff Radebe a minister in successive ANC governments and was once tipped for the presidency (AC Vol 55 No 18 Dividing the spoils)...


Noisy neighbours

Her brother Patrice Motsepe successfully sued the Botswana Sunday Standard newspaper to force it to withdraw that claim...


Cyril's double crisis

South Africa's richest black businessman Patrice Motsepe and his companies also donated R1bn to distribute sanitisers water tanks and other health essentials...


Leaning to the left

Other major Ramaphosa supporters some of whom contributed in cash included: billionaire Patrice Motsepe whose sister is married to Ramaphosa and whose other sister Bridgette is married to former Energy Minister Jeff Radebe; Koos Bekker of Naspers; Johan van Zyl Motsepe's chief of staff; the Swiss-based Johan van Zyl (no relation) head of Toyota International; the industrialist Christo Wiese; insurance magnate Douw Steyn; Mark Lamberti former CEO of Imperial Holdings; Colin Coleman Goldman Sachs' head of sub-Saharan Africa and gaming billionaire Martin Moshal...


Contradictions in the contracts

The matter is complicated by the strong involvement in the South African renewables sector of Bridgette Radebe wife of Energy Minister Jeff Radebe and the billionaire Patrice Motsepe who is a brother-in-law both to Radebe and to President Cyril Ramaphosa...


Cyril’s new business plan

Three of South Africa's leading tycoons – Adrian Gore of Discovery Investec's Stephen Koseff and Patrice Motsepe of African Rainbow Minerals – gave strong support for the President's plans to turn the economy around...


'Dirty tricks' target Cyril

Ramaphosa is married to Tshepo Motsepe a medical doctor who is the sister of Patrice Motsepe South Africa's richest black industrialist...

Patrice Motsepe holds no political office but he and his family have enormous influence in the ANC (AC Vol 56 No 25 Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


No place to hide

The five richest men in the country – Harry Oppenheimer (diamonds) Johann Rupert (tobacco and industrial) Christo Wiese (clothing and retail) Jacobus Petrus 'Koos' Bekker (global media) and Patrice Motsepe (mining and industrial) – have been thrown into the spotlight as the radical economic transformation campaign gains momentum...


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