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Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize (Zweli)

Date of Birth: 2 February 1956


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Starting the post-Zuma race

Although Mantashe didn't name them, we understand from other ANC sources that the contenders break down as follows: • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission: due to return home in January to run for the ANC presidency; • Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliament: unambiguously pro-Zuma; • Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President: the successor favoured by the ruling hierarchy; backed by business and trying to broaden his appeal to grassroots; • Zweli Mkhize, ANC Treasurer General: former Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, province with the highest ANC membership; • Kgalema Motlanthe, former interim President of the ANC and the country: lost to Zuma in a bid for the party presidency in 2012 and has become an outspoken critic of his rule; and • Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister for Human Settlements: former Chief of Staff in Zuma's Presidency...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary General Gwede Mantashe and Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize are in favour of Zuma being persuaded to step down immediately, insiders say (AC Vol 57 No 19, Ramaphosa ready for launch)...


Zuma largesse under fire

Should Ramaphosa take on Dlamini-Zuma, there is a risk that such a battle would force the ANC to settle on a compromise candidate such as Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize in order to keep the party together...


Funeral fusillade hits Zuma

The man in the middle Zweli Mkhize, Treasurer General of the African National Congress and former Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, is emerging as a possible compromise candidate for the presidency of the ANC as it descends into its deepest crisis for half a century...


Zuma carries on regardless

ANC heavyweights Gwede Mantashe, Jessie Duarte and Zweli Mkhize held a meeting with the EFF on cooperation but Malema insisted on Zuma's removal...


Gordhan and Zuma slug it out

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC Treasurer Zweli Mkhize and Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe, while maintaining a lower profile, clearly support Gordhan...


Trial of strength at the top

These are Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize, Chairperson Baleka Mbete and Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte...


Dlamini-Zuma bandwagon speeds up

Zikalala, also an ally of former KZN chair and current provincial Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize, thus becomes a kingmaker and one of the most powerful figures in the ANC...


ANC looks in the mirror

Former KwaZulu-Natal Chairman and current party Treasurer Zweli Mkhize, who was an ally of Zuma but is now an outside contender for the leadership, told a local radio station that there was 'too much speculation' about the leadership question...


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