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Herman Samtseu Philip Mashaba

Date of Birth: 26 August 1959
Place of Birth: Hammanskraal, South Africa


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The ANC faces a reckoning on corruption

Yet there is a growing sense that ANC support is in irreversible decline and the most likely outcome of the 2024 national poll will be the ANC around 45% the Democratic Alliance on 20% the Economic Freedom Fighters 12-15%; other parties will pick up 20-25% led by Herman Mashaba's Action SA with 7% the Inkatha Freedom Party 6...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Newcomers such as Herman Mashaba's Action SA (2%) and Gayton McKenzie's Patriotic Front (PF) – and a plethora of independent candidates (10%) – make up the new more diverse political landscape...


ANC slumps to record low as voters stay away

The big winner among the smaller parties was Herman Mashaba's Action SA which was formed only a year ago but he failed to get the party's full name on the ballot paper after a dispute with the Independent Electoral Commission...


Apathy and infighting hit ANC

Herman Mashaba in another DA breakaway has registered his Action South Africa as a political party and is making an impact in the intensely contested metropolitan municipality of Tshwane which includes the administrative capital Pretoria (AC Vol 60 No 23 The DA's race dilemma)...


Who runs Gauteng?

When Herman Mashaba was mayor of Johannesburg and with the DA he allegedly steered numerous lucrative contracts to companies connected to the EFF the DA's coalition partner in the city at the time (AC Vol 60 No 23 The DA's race dilemma)...

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Challenging the statist quo

New political parties set up to contest the municipal elections – such as former Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane's One South Africa and former DA Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's Action South Africa – as well as independent candidates are likely to take votes away from both the ANC and the DA the official opposition (AC Vol 61 No 4 Opposition in flux)...


Opposition in flux

A new political party set for launch in June by former Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba who resigned from the DA in November claims to have widespread support in Gauteng province...


The DA's race dilemma

The departure of both Mmusi Maimane as leader of the Democratic Alliance and Herman Mashaba as mayor of Johannesburg has sent shock waves through the main opposition party and started a soul-searching process set to culminate at its annual conference in April...

'He is spending time with his family and speaking to his inner circle like Herman Mashaba to decide the next move...


Zuma carries on regardless

In Johannesburg it has made clear that it did not want the DA nominee Herman Mashaba a businessman and founder of the hair care products empire Black Like Me to become mayor (AC Vol 56 No 25)...


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