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Jessie Yasmin Duarte

Date of Birth: 19 September 1953


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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...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

Zuma, Mbete (who has her own presidential ambitions) and deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte are in favour of him continuing until the ANC's elective conference next year...


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