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Charles Nqakula

Date of Birth: 13/09/1942
Place of Birth: Craddock


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Tough talking

They began with the South African mediator, Charles Nqakula, holding separate consultations with each party...


Growing pains, legal pain

Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula insists the fake e-mail chaos could not happen again, since by July a new Office for Interception Centres will be operational, grouping under one office the telephone and e-mail bugging operations of all law enforcement agencies...


Ten years after

Failing that, Mbeki would prefer Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula to the activists-turned-businessmen Cyril Ramaphosa or Tokyo Sexwale; others in line include Gauteng Premier Sam Shilowa, Limpopo Premier Ngoako Ramatlhodi and Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni...


Spies pop out of the past

Other possible contenders for Mbeki's post when he is due to stand down in 2009 include Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni, Defence Minister Mosiuoa 'Terror' Lekota, Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula (SA Communist Party national Chairperson), and leading businessmen Patrice Motsepe (Rainbow Minerals) and Saki Macazoma (Standard Bank and Safika)...

Other upwardly mobile ANC figures are Minerals and Energy Minister Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (married to Bulelani), Nosiviwe Mapise-Nqakula (wife of Charles Nqakula), Intelligence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and assistant ANC Secretary General Sankie Mthembi-Mahanyele...


An awkward embrace

Former Cosatu General Secretary Sam Shilowa is now ANC Premier of Gauteng Province; SACP Chairperson Charles Nqakula is Minister of Safety and Security; the two organisations are represented on the ANC's 61-member National Executive Committee (NEC) and so on...


Buthelezi replays history

Within days, the ANC's new Safety and Security Minister, Charles Nqakula, said the government's security vote would rise sharply to counter renewed threats in kZN and from white right-wingers...


Don't confront, co-opt

Five Communists hold senior ministries and the SACP Chairman, Charles Nqakula, is Mbeki's parliamentary advisor...


Unions fight privatisation ideology

Six members of the SACP's 25-strong Central Committee are in cabinet: Chairperson Charles Nqakula; his deputy, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi; Jeff Radebe; Essop Pahad (Minister in the Office of the President and Mbeki's personal enforcer); Sydney Mufamadi; and Ronnie Kasrils...


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