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Jessie Duarte: a street fighter who aided and abetted state capture

She joined the struggle as a 15-year-old and after 1990 enjoyed a long and colourful political career with the ANC

17 July 2022 - 16:01 By CHRIS BARRON

As deputy secretary-general of the ANC, Yasmin “Jessie” Duarte, who has died in Johannesburg at the age of 68, was arguably the most powerful woman in the country, and used her position to aid and abet state capture...

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