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David Makhura

Date of Birth: 22 February 1968


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Who runs Gauteng?

Gauteng premier David Makhura is also the ANC provincial chairperson and is generally counted an ally of President Cyril Ramaphosa (AC Vol 61 No 16 In virus veritas)...

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In virus veritas

When the Diko scandal hit Gauteng premier David Makhura immediately came under pressure to prove that the President's words actually meant something and that Ramaphosa's 'new' ANC is a different animal from Jacob Zuma's (AC Vol 58 No 14 Cyril's musical chairs)...


Cyril's musical chairs

Not all the slots in Ramaphosa's top six have been filled but David Makhura the ANC's young and widely respected Gauteng Province Premier has been pencilled in as party Secretary General with Zweli Mkhize the current Treasurer General as the party's Deputy President Africa Confidential understands...


Uneasy lies Zuma’s head

This time it's spearheaded by the ANC Parliamentary Caucus but with the support of the ANC's Gauteng provincial leadership including Premier David Makhura and the key ANC mayors of Bloemfontein Johannesburg and Pretoria (AC Vol 55 No 11 The President looks to his legacy)...


Turbulence trending

The pro-Ramaphosa campaign is led by Gauteng ANC Premier David Makhura and Gauteng Provincial Chairman Paul Mashatile (AC Vol 55 No 20 Gauteng challenge)...


Gauteng challenge

The branch elected two leaders whom Zuma had attempted to sideline: former Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile and Gauteng Premier David Makhura (AC Vol 55 No 11 The President looks to his legacy)...


A loyalist cabinet

He had a score to settle after Gauteng ANC defied him by choosing his political opponent David Makhura as Premier in place of Nomvula Mokonyane whom he wanted to stay on...


The President looks to his legacy

But the Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) leadership favoured the anti-Zuma Paul Mashatile and David Makhura camp that is behind the ANC's Forces of Change faction which had campaigned for Kgalema Motlanthe to replace Zuma during the ANC's Mangaung Conference (AC Vol 54 No 15 Zuma's axe falls)...

David Makhura's victory marks a return to influence of the pro-Motlanthe faction in the party...


The last liberation election

Provincial Secretary David Makhura was number one on the provincial list and is a favourite for the premiership as well as the current Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Education Barbara Creecy...

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Ramaphosa’s price

Also before Mangaung Zuma promised the relatively young Gauteng leaders Provincial Secretary David Makhura and Chairman Paul Mashatile places on the NEC...


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