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Mathews Phosa

Date of Birth: 1 September 1952
Place of Birth: Bushbuckridge, South Africa


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A fight to the photo-finish

Last week, President Zuma met the two leading contenders, and all the others – Zweli Mkhize, former ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa, the Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu – to persuade them to accept defeat and not challenge it in court or split from the party...

Leadership candidate Mathews Phosa has petitioned the High Court to nullify the Mpumalanga ANC provincial council nomination result...

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Mabuza changes the race

While the seven party president candidates – Dlamini-Zuma, Ramaphosa, Mkhize, party Chair Baleka Mbete, Minister at the Presidency Jeff Radebe, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and former ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa – slug it out, Mabuza has skilfully thrown his hat into the ring to be Deputy President...


Cyril's musical chairs

More hopefulsAnother presidential hopeful is former ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa, who accepted the nomination of the Bathandwa Ndondo branch in the Eastern Cape...


Zuma's many foes mobilise

They have been joined by former United Democratic Front stalwarts, such as Cheryl Carolus, Murphy Morobe and former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel; leading industrialists including Johann Rupert and Christo Wiese; former ANC cabinet ministers such as Ronnie Kasrils (Intelligence), and former senior ANC officials such as Treasurer General Mathews Phosa; and church leaders of all denominations...


Rise of the third termers

A former ANC Treasurer and previous Mpumalanga Premier, Mathews Phosa, poured cold water on the succession race, urging branches to focus instead on making the country work...


The ANC’s top hundred

Those who publicly challenged Zuma have been excluded: Tokyo Sexwale and Mathews Phosa are the most prominent...


ANC wields the long knives

Powerful constituencies and leaders of the ANC, including Malema, ANCYL, Vavi, anti-Zuma trades unionists, ANC provincial branches, Motlanthe, Sexwale and Mathews Phosa are deliberately being marginalised within the party but their absence from Zuma’s side could have an impact on the ANC’s electoral effort in 2014...


Ramaphosa’s price

In 2007, when he was planning his takeover from Mbeki, Zuma had made similar promises to Motlanthe, business magnate Tokyo Sexwale and the then ANC Treasurer, Mathews Phosa, Motlanthe told Ramaphosa...


Purges and placements

That includes Tokyo Sexwale, Mathews Phosa, Fikile Mbalula and leaders from provinces or factions that backed him: Limpopo, North-West, Western Cape, Gauteng and Northern Cape...


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