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Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

Date of Birth: 18/06/1942
Place of Birth: Idutywa, Eastern Cape


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The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency

At a fringe event, former President Thabo Mbeki, present throughout the Mining Indaba, expressed surprise that Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane had attended only the first day of the meeting while his deputy left the following day without resolving questions over the government's new mining charter...

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MK vs JZ

As President, Zuma had rewarded the former chief of the South African National Defence Force with a cabinet post for supporting him in the battle to topple President Thabo Mbeki...


Zuma largesse under fire

They intend to confront the current ANC leadership backed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation, the Oliver Tambo Foundation and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation...

Pushing Thabo Mbeki from the presidency and expelling the ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, who now heads the fast-rising Economic Freedom Fighters, greatly damaged the party...

Something similar happened in 1992 when Walter Sisulu was brought in as Deputy President to forestall a damaging contest between Chris Hani and Thabo Mbeki...


ANC unruffled by DA surge

The Western Cape ANC had been divided since the Polokwane Conference in 2007, when Zuma replaced Thabo Mbeki as party leader...


Hacks off

Ironically, she was also unofficially banned from reporting on air after President Thabo Mbeki was ousted at the ANC's Polokwane Conference in 2007 (AC Vol 48 No 25, 'Unstoppable tsunami')...


Africa probes the Panama connection

Driving those investigations are the effects of the commodity price crash, which has sharply cut state revenue in resource-rich countries and the campaign, led by South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki, to staunch the illicit financial flows from Africa (see Chart) which his United Nations-backed investigation says are running at over US$60 billion a year...

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Zuma's many foes mobilise

Among them are former ANC Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, the Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu foundations, as well as the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, headed by one of the last three survivors of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia Trial group, Ahmed 'Kathy' Kathrada...


A last blast for sanctions

The Agreement was drawn up by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), under South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki (AC Vol 57 No 7, Mbeki riles the opposition)...


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