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Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma

Date of Birth: 27/01/1949
Place of Birth: Natal


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The Sahara conflict is back

Yet Pretoria's efforts to get a much bigger role for the African Union in resolving the conflict have faltered since Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma stood down as AU Commission chair and Morocco was readmitted to the body in January 2017, ending a boycott called by the late King Hassan II in 1984 after Polisario's Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was admitted as a full member...


Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

In what is seen as a somewhat Machiavellian move, Ramaphosa has appointed his main rival in the ANC leadership election last December, Zuma's ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, now a senior minister at the Presidency, to lead the task group...


Ace in a hole

Manuel has been one of Ramaphosa's biggest supporters, while Magashule backed Zuma and campaigned for his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (NDZ) to succeed him...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

There are now three discernible factions: the reformers around Ramaphosa, to which the whole economic team belongs; the hardline supporters of former President Jacob Zuma and his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma; and the New Premier League, those provincial chiefs who have broken away from the Zumas and have their own business and political bases outside the national centres of power...

Government at a glance President: Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President: David 'DD' Mabuza Minister in the Presidency: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Minister for Women and Disability: Bathabile Dlamini Finance: Nhlanhla Nene Deputy: Mondli Gungubele Energy: Jeff Radebe State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Public Enterprise: Pravin Gordhan Home Affairs: Malusi Gigaba DIRCO – International Relations and Cooperation: Lindiwe Sisulu Deputy: Reginah Mhaule DPW – Public Works: Thulas Nxesi Water Affairs and Sanitation: Gugile Nkwinti Transport: Blade Nzimande Sports and Recreation: Tokozile Xasa Communications: Nomvula Mokonyane Deputy: Pinky Kekana Social Development: Susan Shabangu Mineral Resources: Gwede Mantashe COGTA – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Zweli Mkhize Science and Technology: Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane Police: Bheki Cele Higher Education: Naledi Pandor Basic Education: Angie Motshekga Defence and Military Veterans: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Small Business Development: Lindiwe Zulu Deputy: Cassel Mathale Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Senzeni Zokwana Deputy: Sfiso Buthelezi Human Settlements: Nomaindia Mfeketo Rural Development and Land Reform: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Public Service and Administration: Ayanda Dlodlo Deputy: Chana Pilane-Majake Economic Development: Ebrahim Patel Trade and Industry: Rob Davies Tourism: Derek Hanekom Health: Aaron Motsoaledi Telecommunications: Siyabonga Cwele Labour: Mildred Oliphant Justice and Correctional Services: Tshililo Masutha ...


The goodbye gets longer

Initially, he had proposed his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who lost to Ramaphosa in the ANC leadership election...


Big change, no fanfare

Indeed, the defeated presidential contender Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma won the biggest vote on the committee...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Trying to force him out with a vote at the National Executive Committee would worsen splits between Ramaphosa supporters and those backing Zuma and his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who lost the ANC presidential race...

A draft list of names for a 'unity cabinet' is circulating among Ramaphosa's allies and those of Zuma and the defeated ANC presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma...

Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Parliament who switched sides to back Ramaphosa, would be Minister of Women's Affairs; Lindiwe Sisulu, Human Settlements Minister who backed Ramaphosa, would become Minister for International Relations; Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, defeated by Ramaphosa for the ANC Presidency, would get the Social Development portfolio...


A fight to the photo-finish

The epic struggle between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and current Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership – some say the soul – of the governing African National Congress will be decided between 16 and 20 December in the Nasrec stadium outside Soweto...

Ramaphosa was leading the provincial branch vote by 1,861 provincial branch votes to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's 1,309 as Africa Confidential went to press...

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The countdown begins

With barely two weeks to go before the crucial African National Congress elective conference on 16-20 December in Johannesburg, supporters of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma claim they are leading the race for the ANC presidential nomination and that she will be crowned the party's President...


The race gets uglier

The battle between Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa for the leadership of the African National Congress now centres on the fate of Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, who is clinging to his job...


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