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Kgalema Motlanthe, (born July 19, , Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa), South African politician who served as deputy president of South. While working for the Johannesburg City Council in the s, Kgalema Motlanthe was recruited into Umkhonto weSizwe (MK), the then armed wing of the ANC. A profile of South Africa’s Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, who by Ebrahim Harvey called Kgalema Motlanthe: A political biography.

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President Jacob Zuma chose him biigraphy the position of Deputy president a position he held until Family and friends described him as a gentle and kind person.

The ANC knew it was going to reach a time when the roll-out was going to happen. Michael Ray Learn More in these related Britannica articles: That’s what will happen with this thing. Related Articles Thabo Mbeki: Second Cabinet of Thabo Mbeki — Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer. At one stage, Malema had declared that he was prepared “to kill for Zuma.

His is the voice of reason they regularly turn to in the sometimes disparate tripartite alliance. On 4 Aprilhe was arrested for furthering the aims of the ANC and was kept in detention for 11 months at John Vorster Square, in central Johannesburg.

Retrieved 28 September He strongly denied that he succumbed to political pressure from the ANC. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Motlanthe also dismissed the kotlanthe that Virodene was toxic as “any medicine had side-effects”. In early May Motlanthe told the Sunday Times that the ANC wanted to review the constitutionally protected independence of various institutions – if it won a two-thirds majority in the election – so that it could govern “unfettered by constraints”.


Though detractors say he is not as kgaelma as he appears, nothing of substance has stuck. They come back and they are deployed to run this institution or that institution.

South Africa’s safe hands”.

In the heated party leadership contest between Mbeki and Jacob ZumaMotlanthe emerged as a figure whose loyalty to the ANC was respected by both factions. He accused the pharmaceutical industry of trying to profit from the disease with inefficacious medicine. It is the only cause of AIDS and that’s it.

Even as they were looking after their own through state patronage, he noted, “they were also sending brilliant young ones through technikons overseas in Holland, Germany. He was responsible for ensuring that the ANC implemented and carried out its policies and programmes. Indeed, Motlanthe appears desperate not to be embarrassed.

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The question remains whether this gkalema party apparatchik will be able to provide the leadership this country so desperately needs?

Petrus Kgalema Motlanthe was born in Alexandra Township on July 19the oldest boy of his parents’ six children.

In early he told Carol Paton of the Financial Mail that “this rot is across the board. That was seen as a step towards a smooth transition to a future Zuma government. They take it on authority and then it gets passed on like that but there’s no authority, it’s a lie repeated by those who are supposed to know better.


What we have not subscribed to is the belief that we should look at a single drug [as the only remedy]. When he was 11, his motoanthe were forced to move from Alexandra to Meadowlands.

According to the Survey of Race Relations Survey: The reason they will become vicious, Motlanthe noted, is because “it [the virus] is simply not there.

It takes more than a single drug to boost the immune system of a person. In a interview he spoke highly of the way in which Gadaffi had used control over bigoraphy wealth to develop Libya. To me those years gave meaning to life. Kgalema would be the only male in the family who did not end up working for the company at one point or another.

Profile: South Africa’s Kgalema Motlanthe

Motlanthe also known as Mkhuluwa, the elder one has two younger brothers, Tlatlane Ernest and Lekota Sydney. They would make quite a rake in out of it and yet there is no proof that it actually helps.

If society is on the brink of a major breakthrough on the scourge of AIDS, [it is wrong] if there is no will and readiness to bring this work to a conclusion. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States —63who faced a number of foreign crises,…. Thank you for your feedback.