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Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

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


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Democracy standoff

South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki told Africa Confidential in Addis Ababa that the main goal was a peaceful resolution of the dispute even if it took the AU Panel longer than its allotted four weeks...


Militia attacks on the border

As the clashes continue Presidents Omer el Beshir and Salva Kiir Mayardit met in Khartoum together with the South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki head of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel on 27 January in the run up to the African Union summit (see Feature)...


The Abyei crucible

South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki gets poor marks too...

Apparently the strategy was the brainchild of Alex de Waal now an advisor to Thabo Mbeki...


Rumbas in the jungle

President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva who worked closely with successive South African Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma on diplomatic issues also presided over a sharp boost in Brazil’s trade with and investment in Africa...


Jonathan’s primary colours

South African President Jacob Zuma is on good terms with Atiku; the two men built a friendship while serving as Vice-Presidents to Thabo Mbeki and Olusegun Obasanjo respectively...


Getting ready to vote

Mandela’s legacy As he struggles to make his mediation mark in Sudan last month’s failure of Thabo Mbeki in Côte d’Ivoire is a fresh blow to his and South Africa’s prestige...


Two presidents, one crisis

Interrupting his so far unsuccessful mediation in Sudan Zuma’s predecessor Thabo Mbeki failed to make any progress on attempts to mediate between Gbagbo and Ouattara in Abidjan last week although there is talk of a comfortable exile in Cape Town on offer for the Gbagboistes...


Why Nyanda had to go

Nyanda a former head of the SA National Defence Force has extensive interests in media communications and technology and was instrumental in winning the presidency for Zuma from Thabo Mbeki...


Abyei waits

What international mediators including the African Union High Implementation Panel under South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki never mention publicly is that only the NCP is trying to block the Abyei referendum and has done since it rejected the Abyei Boundaries Commission (ABC) findings and referred Abyei to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) – whose 2009 findings Presidential Security Advisor Salah Abdullah Mohamed ‘Gosh’ this October also rejected...


Party unity trumps national reforms

Their centrist opponents led by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel insist that many popular short-term measures would only make the long-term outlook worse; they insist as they persuaded ex-President Thabo Mbeki to insist on keeping South Africa’s policies compatible with those of the countries that buy its goods and invest in its industries...


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