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Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

Date of Birth: 18 June 1942
Place of Birth: Idutywa, Eastern Cape


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Mboweni's budget choice – austerity or bust

They squabbled over who should pay for the Covax vaccine causing delays that saw South Africa's procurement efforts fail inviting unwelcome comparisons with the HIV/AIDS policy debacle when Thabo Mbeki was president (AC Vol 62 No 3 Shot in the dark)...


Cyril and Ace's linked fates

Its most recent meeting – attended unusually by former president Thabo Mbeki as well as former president Jacob Zuma who often shows up – declined even to talk about it...


Challenging the statist quo

It was the victory of Zuma's supporters at the 2005 NGC against then President Thabo Mbeki that marked the beginning of the end for Mbeki who was then ousted as party leader in December 2007 and obliged to step down as state president in September 2008...


The 'Ramaphosa Compromise'

The 18-member council appointed last year includes international experts such as Harvard University's Professor Dani Rodrik University College London's Professor Mariana Mazzucato former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former governor of the Bank of Tanzania Professor Benno Ndulu former chief economic advisor to former President Thabo Mbeki Professor Alan Hirsch and economist Thabi Leoka...


For sale: one used war machine

The next phase of Denel's development according to ex-ANC MP and arms trade expert Andrew Feinstein came under President Thabo Mbeki and his then deputy Jacob Zuma and the notorious $7 billion 'arms deal' when enormous quantities of European military equipment were purchased after the payment of huge bribes (AC Vol 44 No 18 BAE's role in SA's big arms deal & Vol 59 No 7 No farewell to arms deals)...


How to defend the indefensible

Ramaphosa will probably be able to explain the matter to the satisfaction of the ANC Integrity Commission many of whose appointees are party members who rose to prominence during Thabo Mbeki's presidency and detest Zuma and his acolytes...


Graft puts ANC on the spot

In what is believed to be the country's first 'online rally' more than 300 ANC veterans business and church leaders and anti-corruption activists took part in a spirited meeting on 21 August addressed by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela former ANC Cabinet Minister Derek Hanekom respected anti-apartheid church leader and former head of the presidency under Thabo Mbeki the Reverend Frank Chikane and leading organised business leader Sandile Zungu of the Black Business Council...


Farewell to arms

And senior members of the ruling party including the first post-apartheid defence minister Joe Modise and the then deputy president Thabo Mbeki seem to have calculated that major new arms purchases from Western powers would bring lucrative fringe benefits including funds to help pay for the ANC's 1999 election campaign (AC Vol 44 No 18 BAE's role in SA's big arms deal)...


Ruling party wants a reset

That forum was to have witnessed they hoped a repeat of their triumphant challenge to President Thabo Mbeki in 2007 which soon led to his resignation...


Power struggles and inflation

Thabo Mbeki's visit in November 2019 indicates that South Africa is invested in stabilising the Zimbabwean political landscape...


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