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Fikile April Mbalula

Date of Birth: 8 April 1971
Place of Birth: Botshabelo, Free State


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The tail that wags the dog

The ANC's electoral war chest is ready, and the party has appointed former Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to run the campaign...


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)...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Fikile Mbalula, current police minister and Dlamini-Zuma supporter, would get the Sports portfolio; Bheki Cele, the former national police commissioner and Ramaphosa backer is punted to get the Police Ministry; Thoko Didiza, whom Zuma tried to install as Tshwane Mayor, is proposed as Public Works Minister...


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...


Cyril's musical chairs

Ramaphosa's people are also working on the Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, whose name was put forward by the ANC Youth League as Dlamini-Zuma's second deputy secretary general, a post which does not exist but is being debated at this week's ANC policy conference, which was due to end on 5 July...


Gigaba raises sights still higher

The ANCYL has proposed that Fikile Mbalula, the Sports Minister and another former ANCYL President, join the Gigaba slate as candidate for the ANC general secretary's position...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

Ramaphosa was the keynote speaker at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's glittering 80th birthday celebration, which boasted an elite guest list including Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, the Independent Group newspaper boss Iqbal Survé, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and Dali Mpofu...


Dlamini-Zuma bandwagon speeds up

In the run-up to the highly contested conference, the KZN Youth League declared strongly for Zikalala, who used to be Secretary General of the ANC Youth League and served under a former leader Fikile Mbalula...


In league with Zuma

'It is not true that comrades are imposed, they emerged from the democratic processes of the organisation… We must debunk that notion,' said Fikile Mbalula, former ANCYL President and current Minister of Sports and Recreation...


Gloom settles on economy

Nevertheless, he has support from a broad spectrum of ANC constituencies and is ahead of other possible successors, Among these are African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, ambitious Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula and the Arts and Culture (formerly Police) Minister, Nathi Mthethwa...


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