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Jessie Yasmin Duarte

Date of Birth: 19 September 1953


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Investors weigh rescue plan

Ramaphosa's advisory panel on land reform Vuyokazi 'Vuyo' Mahlati, member of the National Planning Commission and president of the African Farmers' Association of South Africa (chair of panel) Ruth Hall, researcher and professor at the University of the Western Cape's Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies Professor Abdus Salam Mohammad Karaan, professor in agricultural economics at Stellenbosch University Daniel Kriek, Free State commercial livestock farmer and president of AgriSA, an umbrella group of farming associations Bulelwa Mabasa, attorney with expertise in land restitution and reform Thato Moagi, young emerging farmer (aged 27) and entrepreneur Thandi Ngcobo, chief executive and founder of the Dr J L Dube Institute for Humanitarian and Development Praxis at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, advocate, public speaker and author whose work for the Legal Resources Centre and Johannesburg Bar spans public law, labour law and competition Nick Serfontein, chairman of Sernick Group, which is cooperating with Ramaphosa; 2016 Free State Farmer of the Year and Mentor of the Year Wandile Sihlobo, agricultural economist, head of research at the Agricultural Business Chamber, independent advisor to Afgrain Food Groups Called to account Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane of the Democratic Alliance has requested confirmation from the Zondo Commission into state capture that the following former and serving state officials be called to testify: Lynne Brown, former Energy Minister Jessie Duarte, ANC Deputy Secretary-General Arthur Fraser, former spy chief/Director-General of the State Security Agency, now National Commissioner of Correctional Services Malusi Gigaba, former Finance Minister, now Minister of Home Affairs David 'DD' Mabuza, current Deputy President of the ANC and South Africa David Mahlobo, former State Security Minister Gwede Mantashe, Chairman of the African National Congress Tom Moyane, former head of the South African Revenue Service, the national tax collection agency Cyril Ramaphosa, current ANC President and President of South Africa David Douglas 'Des' van Rooyen, former Minister of Local Government Jacob Zuma, former ANC President and President of the Republic of South Africa Mosebenzi Zwane, former Minister of Mineral Resources ...


Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

It was Magashule, and Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte, a former ally of Zuma's, who asked Ramaphosa to return to South Africa from London, breaking off his stay at the Commonwealth Heads of Government summit, because of the crisis in North-West province...


Ace in a hole

There is also concern about the influence of Jessie Duarte, the party's deputy secretary-general and another close Zuma ally...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

They are: Ace Magashule, Free State Premier and now ANC Secretary General; David Mabuza, Mpumalanga Premier and now ANC Deputy President; and Jessie Duarte, ANC Deputy Secretary General...


The countdown begins

The ANC's Jessie Duarte said the party would break with the tradition of voting for the top six positions in one go and would hold the presidential election before moving on to the other five positions...


The race gets uglier

They include David 'DD' Mabuza as deputy, and Ace Magashule as ANC Secretary-General, with Jessie Duarte as deputy and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane as Treasurer General (AC Vol 58 No 21, Mabuza changes the race)...


Can the usurpers unite?

So Mantashe and his deputy, Jessie Duarte, corralled more than 240 ANC MPs early on 8 August, urging them to vote against the motion...


Cyril's musical chairs

Although not set in stone, the slate includes Dlamini-Zuma for president, Mabuza for deputy president, Magashule for secretary general, current Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte to remain in post, Mbalula for second deputy secretary general, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane for treasurer and Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa for ANC chairperson...


Zuma's anti-Gordhan play

That could lead to Zuma's defeat in the National Executive Committee and to him losing control of the succession process (to be decided at an ANC elective conference in December), a senior ANC source told AC, pointing out that the 'top six' in the ANC: Zuma, Ramaphosa, Mantashe, Zweli Mkhize, Mbete and Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte, were moving from a 3-3 split on Zuma towards 4-2 against him...


Starting the post-Zuma race

Secretary General Gwede Mantashe and his Deputy, Jessie Duarte, are touring the country talking to branches and trying to heal divisions in the deeply factionalised party before its elective conference, due by the end of next year...


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