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Vol 43 No 10

Published 17th May 2002


South Africa

Mbeki's front line

In a year of international negotiations and party elections, Mbeki will need loyal friends

President Thabo Mbeki's rapid rise in the African National Congress after it was legalised in 1990 surprised many outsiders. Yet for years inside the tent, Mbeki built a circle of friends and supporters who backed him in party elections and now occupy key government positions. . .

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