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Ebrahim Patel

Date of Birth: 1962


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This time it will be different

Supporters of Cosatu and the SACP are Ebrahim Patel, the new Economic Development Minister, and Rob Davies, the Trade and Industry Minister...


Pragmatism trumps ideology

When Zuma stood his ground, the left proposed Ebrahim Patel, General Secretary of the Southern African Textile Workers Union and an advocate of industrial policy, for an economic development portfolio...


This wheel's on fire

Ebrahim Patel, General Secretary of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union, says 130,000 jobs have disappeared in the past 12 years because of cheap Chinese imports...


The new men in place

Ebrahim Patel, Secretary General of the influential Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union said the vast volumes of imports from China had had a devastating impact, with factory closures in the poorest parts of the country, such as Dimbaza in the Eastern Cape, which have become industrial ghost towns...


Who makes the shirts?

Ebrahim Patel, General Secretary of the powerful Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) says it wants an industry plan, costed at R6...


Politics behind the trial

Cosatu's member unions, with figures supplied by Cosatu, include: Union Leaders Members Politics National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) President: Senzeni Zokwana; General Secretary: Gwede Mantashe 299,509 Now more conciliatory to ANC South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) President: Willie Madisha; General Secretary: Thulas Nxesi 214,865 Madisha is long-standing Cosatu President, under mounting pressure National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) President: Noluthando Sibiya; General Secretary: Fikile Majola 234,607 Majola led anti-privatisation campaign National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) President: Mthuthuzeli Tom; General Secretary: Silumko Nondwangu 174,212 Tom leads militancy in car industry South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) President: Petrus Mashishi; General Secretary: Roger Ronnie  114,127 Most radical and anti-Mbeki Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) President: John Zikhali; General Secretary: Ebrahim Patel 110,216 Radical, losing members due to job losses ...


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