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David Mahlobo

Date of Birth: 17 January 1972
Place of Birth: KwaNdwalaza, Mpumalanga


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Not yet Team Ramaphosa

Those fired include Fikile Mbalula (Police), Mosebenzi Zwane (Mineral Resources), Des van Rooyen (Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs), Lynne Brown (Public Enterprises), Faith Muthambi (Public Service and Administration), David Mahlobo (Energy) and Bongani Bongo (State Security)...


Zuma goes down fighting

However, senior Russian officials including the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Sergey Donskoy, meet South African Energy Minister David Mahlobo at the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town...


The goodbye gets longer

These include: State Security Minister Bongani Bongo and Energy Minister David Mahlobo (who was responsible for pushing the nuclear power deal with Russia)...


Big change, no fanfare

Other Zuma acolytes such as Gigaba, Lindiwe Zulu, David Mahlobo and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane were not re-elected...


Cyril presses his advantage

First in the firing line would be: Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi; Minerals and Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane; Energy Minister David Mahlobo; Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown; Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini; Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen; State Security Minister Bongani Bongo; and Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

David Mahlobo, a Zuma ally who ran the intelligence and the energy ministries, has been proposed for Environment Minister; Senzo Mchunu, Ramaphosa's main ally in KwaZulu-Natal, is punted for Energy Minister unless he wins the ANC's Secretary General position in a recount of the votes being considered by the party...


A fight to the photo-finish

ANC members who have worked for Mabuza says he has built a powerful patronage network in Mpumalanga which has succeeded in catapulting key allies of his to national office, such as the former State Security minister and now close Zuma ally, David Mahlobo and current State Security minister, Bongani Bobo...

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The race gets uglier

Mantashe, who has been in the job for more than a decade, thwarted attempts to suspend him at last weekend's chaotic meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC), but the appointment of maverick Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to head the task group, along with the inclusion of the Zuma-loyalist former Security Minister David Mahlobo, is not seen by Mantashe's supporters as a good omen...


Mabuza changes the race

Zuma also moved his loyal Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo, to the Energy portfolio in a move interpreted by analysts as a bid to push through a 1 trillion rand (US$72 billion) nuclear deal with Russia, which was stalled by a court finding several months ago that legal procedures had not been followed (AC Vol 58 No 9, The trillion rand thank you)...


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