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Baleka Mbete

Date of Birth: 24/09/1949


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Zuma goes down fighting

The Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, would become acting President and the ANC within 30 days would have to elect a new state president who would appoint a new cabinet...


The goodbye gets longer

On that day the budget is due to be read in parliament, according to Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliament...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Parliament who switched sides to back Ramaphosa, would be Minister of Women's Affairs; Lindiwe Sisulu, Human Settlements Minister who backed Ramaphosa, would become Minister for International Relations; Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, defeated by Ramaphosa for the ANC Presidency, would get the Social Development portfolio...


A fight to the photo-finish

Last week, President Zuma met the two leading contenders, and all the others – Zweli Mkhize, former ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa, the Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu – to persuade them to accept defeat and not challenge it in court or split from the party...

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Mabuza changes the race

While the seven party president candidates – Dlamini-Zuma, Ramaphosa, Mkhize, party Chair Baleka Mbete, Minister at the Presidency Jeff Radebe, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and former ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa – slug it out, Mabuza has skilfully thrown his hat into the ring to be Deputy President...


Can the usurpers unite?

Twenty minutes after Speaker Baleka Mbete had announced on 8 August that the President had survived yet another confidence vote, a beaming Jacob Zuma, surrounded by bodyguards, swept into the parliamentary precinct in Cape Town...


ANC dilemma deepens

All eyes are on the Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, who is both a Zuma-loyalist and a possible, if unlikely, candidate to succeed him...


No place to hide

In addition to him and Dlamini-Zuma, other presidential hopefuls include Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete, ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize, Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu...


Gigaba raises sights still higher

Also entering Zuma's considerations as potential presidential candidates who may protect him and his legacy once in power are the current ANC Chairwoman and Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, and Free State Premier and provincial ANC Chairman Elias 'Ace' Magashule, a member of the powerful 'Premier League' of Zuma-supporting ANC provincial premiers...


Zuma's anti-Gordhan play

In procedural terms, Molefe's elevation to Parliament should have been preceded by a letter to the Speaker, Baleka Mbete, from the ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe...


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