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Mathews Phosa

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


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On the line to Zuma

African National Congress Treasurer Mathews Phosa arrived in London on 27 April to brief business leaders on Zuma's government and the continuing roles of Manuel and Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni...


Zuma's surprise package

Most observers assume he will remain for up to two years but he could be edged out by horse-trading between the party militants, led by Nzimande, and the economic centrists, led by Mathews Phosa...


Ditching the Dalai Lama

South Africa is crucial for China's African presence; in mid-March, Johannesburg became home to the first representative office of the China-African Development Fund, with a glitzy launch party attended by the African National Congress Treasurer Mathews Phosa...


This wheel's on fire

The President and Treasurer of the ANC, Jacob Zuma and Mathews Phosa, have gone out of their way to reassure nervous minority groups including the Chinese and Indian communities...


Squaring the circle

Otherwise, we understand, Zuma's favoured Finance Minister would be Mathews Phosa, the ANC Treasurer, who accompanied Zuma on his trip to the USA and fielded most of the difficult questions, especially on economic policies...


The Left's alternative economics

Mathews Phosa, Gwede Mantashe, Kgalema Motlanthe and Cyril Ramaphosa have asked the critics to tone down their public statements on economic policy...


On the verge of a nervous breakdown

Two figures might fit the bill: either the new caretaker national President, Kgalema Motlanthe, or ANC Treasurer, Mathews Phosa...

Since Mbeki’s ousting, Kgalema Motlanthe and Matthews Phosa have come to the fore while Zuma has been strangely quiet...


The breakaways

Mosiuoa ‘Terror’ Lekota, born in 1948 in Kroonstad, Free State, is from the same political generation as Cyril Ramaphosa, Tokyo Sexwale, Mathews Phosa and Kgalema Motlanthe...


Africa and the credit crash

While Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, whose continued presence in government has shored up the rand, was in Washington, African National Congress Treasurer Mathews Phosa was assuring local banks of state support should they face the problems of their counterparts in Europe and North America...


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