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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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Trying the Veep

SACP leader Blade Nzimande says a fair trial is impossible because Zuma has already been tried by the media...


Succession issues

A few leftists, such as Philip Dexter, Director of the National Economic Development and Labour Council, Communist Party Secretary General Blade Nzimande and his deputy Jeremy Cronin, survived on the NEC despite the leadership's efforts...


Kraaling out of trouble

) The hardliners had campaigned for an end to dual membership, mainly to oust communists such as Cronin and SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande from the NEC...


Don't confront, co-opt

SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande has called for thorough internal discussions before the ANC agrees to an NNP deal...


Calling labour's bluff

Emollient words come from the SACP's two leading (and usually abrasive) ideologues: General Secretary Blade Nzimande and his deputy, Jeremy Cronin...


Mbeki's money men

Key critics of Mbeki’s strategy are Blade Nzimande, an academic who recently defeated Mbeki loyalist Charles Nqakula in the contest for the general secretaryship of the SACP; Jeremy Cronin, SACP Deputy General Secretary (a former political prisoner, academic and poet), and Zwelinzima Vavi, Deputy General Secretary of Cosatu...


Mbeki's new machine

Secret ballotsThe 60 members elected by secret ballot include a few SACP stalwarts, such as Jeremy Cronin, Deputy General Secretary, and Blade Nzimande, Deputy Chairman...


The ANC's front line

Senior figures missing from the NWC include Cyril Ramaphosa, Pallo Jordan, Blade Nzimande, Mac Maharaj and Saki Macozoma, a former spokesman for Mandela...


Winning against Winnie

The SACP , through its Deputy General Secretary Jeremy Cronin and acting Chairman Blade Nzimande, has hit back, calling Mokaba a 'capitalist' and redefining the December conference as a clash between capitalists and socialists...


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