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Dr Blade Bonginkosi Emmanuel Nzimande (Blade)

Date of Birth: 14/04/1958
Place of Birth: Edendale, near Pietermaritzburg


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Zuma’s economic tightrope

The SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande, said his party would have liked to see more working-class members and that business was over-represented...


In a league of his own

Worse than Mbeki We understand that senior ANC leaders, such as Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa and General Secretary Gwede Mantashe, along with Zwelinzima Vavi of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu) and Blade Nzimande of the SA Communist Party (SACP), asked Zuma to reprimand Malema publicly...


The state of Jacob Zuma

More so because, we hear, the pressure on him to apologise came from some of his most senior allies, such as KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize, leader of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Zwelinzima Vavi, and South African Communist Party (SACP) Secretary General Blade Nzimande...


In favour and out of cash

Backed by behind-the-scenes pressure from the Cosatu General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, and the SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande, Patel has however been struggling to claim control of micro- and macroeconomic policy development, hitherto the closely guarded responsibility of the South African Treasury...


This time it will be different

Vavi and SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande appear torn between their association with the new government and the demands of their members, but the tension is less, so far, than that which was routine under ex-President Mbeki...


The telephone test

Last December, South African Communist Party Secretary General and now Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said that COPE would be funded through the proceeds of the Elephant Consortium's stake in Telkom...


Pragmatism trumps ideology

Zuma's strategic advisor Blade Nzimande, General Secretary of the South African Communist Party, heads the Ministry for Higher Education and Training...


Learning to love Jacob Zuma

He has faced a vicious political campaign (mainly orchestrated by Blade Nzimande, General Secretary of the SACP) which aired gory details of his private life, including a false story about a young woman claiming to be pregnant with his child...


A morality contest

Zuma is said to be considering having two deputy presidents, Motlanthe and either ANC national Chairwoman Baleka Mbete or Blade Nzimande, General Secretary of the South African Communist Party...


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