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Lynne Brown

Date of Birth: 26 September 1961
Place of Birth: Cape Town


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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 ...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

Former Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was in the process of vetting new names for the Denel board when President Cyril Ramaphosa removed her from the cabinet two weeks ago (AC Vol 59 No 4, A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts)...

Out went ten ministers, mainly close allies of his predecessor, such as Mosebenzi Zwane, David Mahlobo and Lynne Brown...


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)...


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...


Big change, no fanfare

19 January 2018: Ramaphosa takes charge of the state electricity company Eskom, convenes a meeting with Zuma, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown...


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...


Everyone's fault but Zuma's

State utilities Transnet and Eskom have sponsored PPF to the tune of R840,000 over the past year, according to a written reply by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown to a parliamentary question...


The politics of power

The mishaps have put Eskom back in the political spotlight, where it is proving an acute embarrassment to the governing African National Congress (ANC) and the recently appointed Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown (AC Vol 46 No 13, A province says no)...


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