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Lynne Brown

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


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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)...


Jobs for the boys – and girls

' Two other ministers, newly appointed Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the Deputy Minister of Rural Affairs, Mcebisi Skwatsha, both brought in senior members of the Western Cape legislature and other close ANC members to head their respective offices (AC Vol 46 No 13, A province says no)...


A loyalist cabinet

The former Western Cape Premier, Lynne Brown, is now in charge of the powerful Public Enterprise portfolio, replacing the ANC's golden boy, Malusi Gigaba, who has been moved to Home Affairs...


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