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Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

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


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Self-inflicted wounds

At a comparable moment in 2000 the then President Thabo Mbeki intervened against striking workers at Volkswagen South Africa accusing them of endangering industrial development...


Political mould starts to break

Black Economic Empowerment conceived by ex-President Thabo Mbeki has produced unintended consequences a partisan class of ‘tenderpreneurs' in place of productive businesses...


How the parties will go into 2014

It has shown pockets of strength in non-traditional areas including the rural Eastern Cape where it has attracted high-profile defections from the Congress of the People (Cope) the ANC splinter group founded in 2008 by backers of ousted President Thabo Mbeki...


Tilting at the ANC

Uppermost in the minds of Zuma and his party allies is the need to avoid a repeat of the debacle of 2008 when ex-President Thabo Mbeki's supporters left the ANC to establish the Congress of the People (Cope) after he lost the leadership contest with Zuma...


Dam good connections

This current era of Congolese politics began with South Africa's former President Thabo Mbeki's push for the main factions to attend peace talks in Sun City in 2002...


Losing ground at the AU

After hearing both sides the AU High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) chaired by South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki produced recommendations last September which include holding the Abyei referendum and temporary security and administration arrangements (most of which Khartoum had already signed up to in 2004) and the disputed border areas...


Ramaphosa’s price

Meanwhile Ramaphosa will be ‘head of government business’ in Zuma’s cabinet a job that former President Thabo Mbeki used as a launching pad during Nelson Mandela’s presidency...


Khartoum in a corner

Ethiopian Premier Hailemariam Desalegn and the AU mediator South Africa’s ex-President Thabo Mbeki pushed hard for last week’s brief summit in Addis Ababa between Field Marshal Omer and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit...


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