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General Siphiwe Nyanda (Gebuza)

Date of Birth: 22/05/1950
Place of Birth: Soweto


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The security brigade

President Jacob Zuma's ally Siphiwe Nyanda, a former head of the defence force, was appointed Communications Minister; his numerous defence-related business interests disqualified him from the Defence Ministry...


Learning to love Jacob Zuma

The head of the ANC's Subcommittee on Peace and Stability, Siphiwe Nyanda, is likely be appointed to one of the security ministries; as he was linked to the controversial arms deal, this may trigger an opposition outcry...


Zuma's surprise package

Nzimande, Tony Yengeni and Siphiwe Nyanda are emerging as Zuma's key political allies, while the centrists Cyril Ramaphosa, Kgalema Motlanthe and Phosa are likely to be sidelined, ready to move on should the Zuma project fail...


Telecoms domination in three fell swoops

However, in early September, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said that the MTN-Bharti deal should not lead to a merger and that MTN should remain a South African company...


Brand new Zuma washes whiter

Neither would he be drawn on a proposal mooted by his close ally and retired Commander of the South African Defence Force, General Siphiwe Nyanda, to offer a general amnesty for all those politicians and businessmen snared by investigations into South Africa's US$6 billion arms deal...


'Unstoppable tsunami'

Zuma's lobbyist, former army chief General Siphiwe Nyanda (who was pushed out by Mbeki), was accused of using underhand tactics in Mpumalanga Province...


BAE's role in SA's big arms deal

They included the ANC's Chief Whip and Chairperson of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Defence, Tony Yengeni (who was later stripped of his seat), General Siphiwe Nyanda (chief of the SA National Defence Force) and the former head of state-owned Armscor, Lew Swann...


The military has a good war

The next stage in the military's battle for legitimacy was the announcement that Siphiwe Nyanda will be next SANDF chief after Meiring serves, out his contract...


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