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Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane

Place of Birth: Vrede, South Africa


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Ace helps his allies

Mosebenzi Zwane former mineral resources minister appointed at the request of the Guptas to facilitate massive gains for the Indian brothers in the coal industry now chairs the transport committee in Parliament...


Long shadow of corruption over new order

Women's League President Bathabile Dlamini and former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba were disqualified in the first category; the 19 named in the second category included current ANC chair Gwede Mantashe Supra Mahumapelo former Premier of North West province and former ministers Bongani Bongo Faith Muthambi Mosebenzi Zwane and Nomvula Mokonyane...

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ANC’s not-so-clean slates

They include former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba who was dropped for lying to Parliament and aiding the Gupta brothers with their immigration status and former Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane who was tainted by his close association with the Guptas (AC Vol 60 No 5 Contradictions in the contracts)...


Contradictions in the contracts

The Mining Charter proposed by his predecessor Mosebenzi Zwane which caused a rift between the industry and government has been amended to ease the controversial empowerment quota and the Chamber of Mines is no longer pursuing legal action against it...

Under Mosebenzi Zwane South Africa's former Mineral Resources Minister vested interests loomed large especially in the case of the Gupta family's takeover of the Optimum Coal mine...


Anglo at a turning point

Under former President Jacob Zuma's Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane measures such as the Mining Charter the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act which empowered the energy minister to seize 25% of a mining or oil and gas company and the requirement that collieries providing thermal coal to the state should be majority black-owned were the final straw for many mining companies (AC Vol 56 No 6 BEE worsens mining outlook & Vol 57 No 9 A charter for trouble)...


Investors weigh rescue plan

Ramaphosa's advisory panel on land reform Vuyokazi 'Vuyo' Mahlati member of the National Planning Commission and president of the African Farmers' Association of South Africa (chair of panel) Ruth Hall researcher and professor at the University of the Western Cape's Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies Professor Abdus Salam Mohammad Karaan professor in agricultural economics at Stellenbosch University Daniel Kriek Free State commercial livestock farmer and president of AgriSA an umbrella group of farming associations Bulelwa Mabasa attorney with expertise in land restitution and reform Thato Moagi young emerging farmer (aged 27) and entrepreneur Thandi Ngcobo chief executive and founder of the Dr J L Dube Institute for Humanitarian and Development Praxis at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Tembeka Ngcukaitobi advocate public speaker and author whose work for the Legal Resources Centre and Johannesburg Bar spans public law labour law and competition Nick Serfontein chairman of Sernick Group which is cooperating with Ramaphosa; 2016 Free State Farmer of the Year and Mentor of the Year Wandile Sihlobo agricultural economist head of research at the Agricultural Business Chamber independent advisor to Afgrain Food Groups Called to account Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane of the Democratic Alliance has requested confirmation from the Zondo Commission into state capture that the following former and serving state officials be called to testify: Lynne Brown former Energy Minister Jessie Duarte ANC Deputy Secretary-General Arthur Fraser former spy chief/Director-General of the State Security Agency now National Commissioner of Correctional Services Malusi Gigaba former Finance Minister now Minister of Home Affairs David 'DD' Mabuza current Deputy President of the ANC and South Africa David Mahlobo former State Security Minister Gwede Mantashe Chairman of the African National Congress Tom Moyane former head of the South African Revenue Service the national tax collection agency Cyril Ramaphosa current ANC President and President of South Africa David Douglas 'Des' van Rooyen former Minister of Local Government Jacob Zuma former ANC President and President of the Republic of South Africa Mosebenzi Zwane former Minister of Mineral Resources ...


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)...

Some mining bosses were quick to compliment Mantashe on his appointment contrasting his integrity with the reputation of his predecessor Mosebenzi Zwane a close ally of Zuma and the Guptas...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

4-million house; • Duduzane Zuma's son who was a business partner of the Guptas; • Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane who helped arrange access to Waterkloof air base for the Guptas' wedding guests; • Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi accused of sharing Cabinet documents with the Guptas; • Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown whose choice of appointees helped the Guptas; • Brian Molefe former chief executive of Eskom Transnet and the Public Investment Corporation and a good friend of the Guptas...


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