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Ebrahim Patel

Date of Birth: 1962


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Investors weigh rescue plan

' Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said the stimulus package would help reignite growth, restore investor confidence in the economy and prevent further job losses...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

Ebrahim Patel, Economic Development Minister – Another top-flight survivor from the Zuma era, Patel contributed substantially to the National Development Plan (A Vision for 2030)...

Government at a glance President: Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President: David 'DD' Mabuza Minister in the Presidency: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister for Women and Disability: Bathabile Dlamini Finance: Nhlanhla Nene Deputy: Mondli Gungubele Energy: Jeff Radebe State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Public Enterprise: Pravin Gordhan Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba DIRCO – International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu Deputy: Reginah Mhaule DPW – Public Works: Thulas Nxesi Water Affairs and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti Transport: Blade Nzimande Sports and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa Communications: Nomvula Mokonyane Deputy: Pinky Kekana Social Development: Susan Shabangu Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe COGTA – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Zweli Mkhize Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane Police: Bheki Cele Higher Education: Naledi Pandor Basic Education: Angie Motshekga Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Small Business Development: Lindiwe Zulu Deputy: Cassel Mathale Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Senzeni Zokwana Deputy: Sfiso Buthelezi Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo Deputy: Chana Pilane-Majake Economic Development: Ebrahim Patel Trade and Industry: Rob Davies Tourism: Derek Hanekom Health: Aaron Motsoaledi Telecommunications: Siyabonga Cwele Labour: Mildred Oliphant Justice and Correctional Services: Tshililo Masutha ...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Blade Nzimande, the Secretary General of the SACP who called for Zuma to resign, would be back as Higher Education Minister; Thulas Nxesi, the former President of the South African Democratic Teachers' Union and SACP Deputy Chairman, would be Minister for Agriculture; Rob Davies, SACP central committee member and Trade and Industry Minister would retain his portfolio; Ebrahim Patel, former General Secretary of the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) and current Economic Development Minister would become Minister of Transport; Jackson Mthembu, the ANC former Chief Whip who backed Ramaphosa, would get the Communications Ministry portfolio...


ANC contest lands in court

The current Deputy Minister of Finance, Sfiso Buthelezi, would become the new Economic Development Minister, replacing Ebrahim Patel...


Left and right on the Rand

The labour movement and Communist ministers, led by the Department of Economic Development (DED) chief, Ebrahim Patel, want punitive action to curb the excesses of ‘monopoly capital’...


A loyalist cabinet

Only six ministers from his 2009 cabinet retain their posts: Angie Motshekga and Blade Nzimande at the two Education portfolios, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at International Relations, Rob Davies at Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel at Economic Development and Naledi Pandor at Science and Technology...


The ANC’s top hundred

With Zuma’s instinct for playing factions against each other, he brought in Ramaphosa as the business candidate to balance such leftists as Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane, and the Economic Affairs Minister Ebrahim Patel...


The left-right clash on economics

Gordhan’s great rival, Ebrahim Patel, the leftist Economic Development Minister, was not elected to the NEC and must rely on fellow leaders of the Congress of South African Trade Unions to push for his agenda rather than Gordhan’s...


Rob Davies

A member of the South African Communist Party’s Politburo, Davies and Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel represent the leftists of the ANC who are pushing for state-led development...


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