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Jackson Mthembu

Date of Birth: 1957


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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...


Can the usurpers unite?

Two officials, Secretary General Gwede Mantashe and Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu, who have been highly critical of Zuma, went to great lengths to rally the ANC caucus against the no-confidence motion...


Clinging to the wreckage

Prominent supporters included Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu, former Chief Whip Mathole Motshekga, ex-Speaker Max Sisulu and former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

Last week, the ANC gave four key signals about Zuma's position: • It conceded that the decision by the ANC caucus to protect Zuma had been wrong: that came after the Constitutional Court had found that he had breached the constitution over the funding of his private homestead, Nkandla; • It congratulated Madonsela on her term of office and said she had 'saved the ANC from itself'; • ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu said he would accompany Gordhan to face criminal charges (widely seen as trumped up by Zuma's allies in the National Prosecuting Authority) in court on 2 November; • It reversed a decision by the pro-Zuma Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, to return Madonsela's report...


Zuma man hangs on at SABC

Muthambi's ministerial position has come under threat because of her defence of Motsoeneng against the Chair of the ANC's subcommittee on communications, Jackson Mthembu...


Coming to the aid of the party

Subsequently, ANC Spokesman Jackson Mthembu distanced the party from the affair: ‘The ANC was not involved in this deal so there is no need for us to comment...


Malema and Zuma mass their armies

Human Settlements Minister Mosima Gabriel ‘Tokyo’ Sexwale said the ANC had previously accepted apologies from Zuma and his spokesman Jackson Mthembu, but declined to do so for Malema...


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