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Sydney Mufamadi

Date of Birth: 28 February 1959
Place of Birth: Alexandra Township, Johannesburg, South Africa


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Cyril names a half-new cabinet

As part of the reshuffle Mondli Gungubele a former deputy finance minister has been named Minister in the Presidency overseeing state security; Ramaphosa confidant Sydney Mufamadi is National Security Adviser; and Zizi Kodwa is deputy minister in the presidency responsible for the controversial SSA set up by Zuma with the purpose of protecting him from prosecution at vast expense to the taxpayer...


The captured spies

Former Safety and Security Minister Sydney Mufamadi testified last month on the findings of his investigations into the suborning of the State Security Agency (SSA) by Zuma to serve his personal interests and target his political opponents...

Former Safety and Security Minister Sydney Mufamadi led the investigation into the State Security Agency (SSA) and delivered it to President Cyril Ramaphosa in December 2018...


ANC’s not-so-clean slates

He hit back at the report that found he had illegally used state funds to thwart the Ramaphosa leadership election campaign in 2017 and accused the committee reviewing the intelligence services headed by former ANC Police Minister Sydney Mufamadi of harbouring two apartheid spies...


A morality contest

Other Mbeki-allies such as former ministers Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi and her husband Jabulani ('Jabu') Moleketi along with Thokozile Angela ('Thoko') Didiza Essop and Aziz Pahad and Sydney Mufamadi are keeping their cards close to their chests and Mbeki has not said whether he will publicly back COPE...


Dealing with a wounded tiger

In early May a delegation led by South Africa's Local Government Minister Sydney Mufamadi met Mugabe the Electoral Commission and the MDC...


'Unstoppable tsunami'

A delegate from the Sekhukhune region complained that Provincial Affairs Minister Sydney Mufamadi had offered jobs in exchange for pro-Mbeki votes...


Take me to your traditional leader

In June after a proposal by Mbeki's ally Provincial and Local Government Minister Sydney Mufamadi the cabinet introduced a National Department of Traditional Affairs to which the leaders will be answerable...


Signs of movement

Until then South Africa’s Safety and Security Minister Sydney Mufamadi was mediating the talks between Welshman Ncube and Tendai Biti for the MDC factions and Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa and former Intelligence Chief Nicholas Goche for the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front...


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