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Bhekokwakhe Hamilton Cele (Bheki)

Date of Birth: 22 April 1952
Place of Birth: Umzumbe, South Africa


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The tail that wags the dog

ANC branches in the province are split between Zuma supporters and supporters of his opponents such as ANC National Chairman Gwede Mantashe, Police Minister Bheki Cele and other allies of President Ramaphosa...


Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

The team includes Ramaphosa's Police Minister Bheki Cele, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, Justice Minister Michael Masutha, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

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...


Big change, no fanfare

He is likely to be joined by those who have led the campaign to have Zuma recalled at various NEC meetings: David Masondo, Bheki Cele, Derek Hanekom, Aaron Motsoaledi, Naledi Pandor and Joel Netshitenzhe...

Bheki Cele, a party loyalist from KwaZulu-Natal and Deputy Minister of Fisheries, raised the issue of Zuma's removal without provoking serious dissent...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Fikile Mbalula, current police minister and Dlamini-Zuma supporter, would get the Sports portfolio; Bheki Cele, the former national police commissioner and Ramaphosa backer is punted to get the Police Ministry; Thoko Didiza, whom Zuma tried to install as Tshwane Mayor, is proposed as Public Works Minister...


ANC contest lands in court

The court case was brought by Senzo Mchunu, former ANC provincial chairperson and Premier of KZN, and several regional leaders as well as Bheki Cele, the former police commissioner, after Mchunu lost the leadership contest to Zikalala in 2015 (AC Vol 57 No 23, Starting the post-Zuma race)...


New script in KwaZulu-Natal

He has been joined by Bheki Cele, whom Zuma axed as Police Commissioner because Zuma believed he was plotting against him, we understand...


MK vs JZ

Now Nyanda has called a meeting on 17 December of MK veterans, including ANC heavyweights and National Executive Committee members Tony Yengeni, Bheki Cele and Thenjiwe Mtintso, once Ambassador to Cuba...


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