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Ebrahim Rasool

Date of Birth: 15 July 1962


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Pushing Zuma to the exit

Mathole Motshekga, former ANC Chief Whip, is proposed as Justice Minister; Kenny Moimang, a Zuma supporter and former acting chairman of the ANC in the Northern Cape, would become the Human Settlements Minister; Ebrahim Rasool, former Ambassador to Washington, would be offered Minister of Mineral Resources; Thandi Modise, the Deputy Speaker who switched to backing Ramaphosa, would get the Labour portfolio...


The indispensable Manuel

Fingers are pointed at his Political Advisor Ebrahim Rasool, a close ally of Mbeki's who was sacked as Premier of Western Cape in a widespread purge immediately after Zuma took the party presidency at the 2007 national conference...


All politics is provincial

The Western Cape and Eastern Cape branches are still reeling from the pro-Zuma leadership’s sacking this year of their pro-Mbeki Premiers, Ebrahim Rasool and Nosimo Balindlela...


Zuma takes the provinces

The two sacked Premiers are Nosimo Balindlela of the Eastern Cape and Ebrahim Rasool of the Western Cape, both staunch, powerful supporters of Mbeki...


Apartheid's awful legacy

Zille, who is also Mayor of Cape Town, has been involved in a nasty power tussle with the ANC provincial Premier, Ebrahim Rasool, about who should be doing what in the current crisis...


Shooting the messenger

We understand that Essop Pahad, Mbeki’s best friend, was instrumental in attracting the United Arab Emirates’ investors; invitations to the launch were ‘from the Presidency and CNBC Africa’; Mbeki was there and guests included Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Gauteng Premier Mbhazima Shilowa...


The race to win

He was publicly reprimanded by Allan Boesak, a well liked (and coloured) ANC leader from the Western Cape, where the provincial ANC has been divided between 'Africanists' (led by their Chairman, James Ngculu, and Provincial Secretary Mcebisi Skwatsha) and the rest under the Provincial Premier, Ebrahim Rasool...


Trying the Veep

The timing of Ehrenreich's proposal is connected to the recent defeat of Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool at the ANC's provincial congress (AC Vol 46 No 13), where he was deposed as provincial Chairman and replaced by an Africanist rival, James Ngculu...


A province says no

National leaders of the governing African National Congress, including President Thabo Mbeki's ally Zola Skweyiya, the Minister for Social Development, publicly supported Ebrahim Rasool for the premiership of Western Cape Province...


Congress gets scratchy

In Western Cape, Ebrahim Rasool's leadership has been purged of his enemies and he rules in coalition with the New National Party...


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