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Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe

Date of Birth: 19/07/1949
Place of Birth: Alexandra township, Johannesburg


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Jacob Zuma's costly week

Before the business people made their démarche on the Sunday, ANC leaders had met at the home of former President Kgalema Motlanthe, who lost to Zuma in the 2012 ANC presidential election...

2 November: Former Acting President Kgalema Motlanthe says the Tripartite Alliance of the governing African National Congress (ANC), Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the SA Communist Party is dead and criticises the Zuma leadership for not sticking to the constitution...

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Cracks in the ANC monolith

Ethekwini’s support was crucial to Zuma’s victory against Mbeki at the party’s Polokwane National Conference in 2007 and against former ANC and national Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at Mangaung in 2012...


Seeing red on Zuma

The SACP political machine also gave crucial support to Zuma in his victory over ANC Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe in the party presidential poll at Mangaung in 2012...


The succession war has begun

Zuma supported Ramaphosa's election as his deputy at the ANC's Mangaung conference in December 2012, mostly to neutralise his then rival, former Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, and to appease a rank-and-file worried that the waves of scandal washing over the President were threatening to fracture and undermine the ANC's credibility and electability...


Gauteng challenge

Former national Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe was present but Zuma was not...


Never give it up

Steinmetz's lawyers claim that South African politicians, including former Vice-President Kgalema Motlanthe and African National Congress bigwig-turned-tycoon Tokyo Sexwale, could have information about what they say were Guinea's rigged polls in 2010, which Condé won narrowly...


Nuclear secrets

This July, though, he closed down his cabinet's National Nuclear and Energy Executive Coordinating Committee, under ex-Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, and set up an Energy Security Cabinet Subcommittee, led by himself and including his close allies Joemat-Pettersson, State Security Minister David Mahlobo, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula...


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