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Jeffery Thamsanqa Radebe (Jeff)

Date of Birth: 18 February 1953
Place of Birth: Cato Manor, Durban


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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)...


Thabane out of time

After several days of talks mediated by Jeff Radebe South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's special envoy after Thabane sent troops onto the streets of Maseru the ruling All Basotho Congress and opposition Democratic Congress struck a deal to form a government...


Grasping the Eskom nettle

The appointment of political heavyweight Jeff Radebe as his first Energy Minister was seen as an important signal that Ramaphosa was taking the issues in the sector seriously...


Ramaphosa writes off coal

In addition to former Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas former Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe former Presidential advisor Khulu Mbatha and Africa expert Kingsley Mamabolo have been on foreign missions...


Summit bid to heal crisis

Formal apologyRamaphosa despatched Jeff Radebe to meet Buhari on 16 September with a formal apology an attempt to ratchet down the tensions...


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...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

Jeff Radebe Energy Minister – A Ramaphosa loyalist Radebe will read the last rites for the nuclear power mega-deal and instead will focus on trying to resuscitate PetroSA the state-owned oil company after management failures scandals and disastrous results...

Government at a glance President: Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President: David 'DD' Mabuza Minister in the Presidency: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister for Women and Disability: Bathabile Dlamini Finance: Nhlanhla Nene Deputy: Mondli Gungubele Energy: Jeff Radebe State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Public Enterprise: Pravin Gordhan Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba DIRCO – International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu Deputy: Reginah Mhaule DPW – Public Works: Thulas Nxesi Water Affairs and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti Transport: Blade Nzimande Sports and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa Communications: Nomvula Mokonyane Deputy: Pinky Kekana Social Development: Susan Shabangu Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe COGTA – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Zweli Mkhize Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane Police: Bheki Cele Higher Education: Naledi Pandor Basic Education: Angie Motshekga Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Small Business Development: Lindiwe Zulu Deputy: Cassel Mathale Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries: Senzeni Zokwana Deputy: Sfiso Buthelezi Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo Deputy: Chana Pilane-Majake Economic Development: Ebrahim Patel Trade and Industry: Rob Davies Tourism: Derek Hanekom Health: Aaron Motsoaledi Telecommunications: Siyabonga Cwele Labour: Mildred Oliphant Justice and Correctional Services: Tshililo Masutha ...


Zuma goes down fighting

The appointment of former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as Minister of Public Enterprises or Intelligence Naledi Pandor to Justice former ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize to Finance Jeff Radebe to Dirco and Bheki Cele to Police would send a strong signal that Ramaphosa is serious about fundamental change...


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