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Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

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


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Zuma sweeps the boards

His advisors say the SOEs often ignore his government’s objectives behave too independently and include too many supporters of ex-President Thabo Mbeki or Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe...


Rail to the chief

Ex-President Thabo Mbeki has taken issue with South Africa’s push to get Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma elected Chairwoman of the African Union...


The anti-sanctions race

Replying to the AU High Implementation Panel led by South Africa's Thabo Mbeki Khartoum's negotiators in Addis declared on 28 July: 'Sudan responded to the AUHIP's invitation to implement provisions of the tripartite initiative of the AU Arab League and UN but the apparent aim of the rebellion to take advantage of the humanitarian assistances to escalate war and shed blood in the two regions precluded breakthrough at the talks on humanitarian access to the affected people...


Dlamini-Zuma takes charge

Yet its grand projects such as the African Peer Review Mechanism and the New Partnership for African Development which South Africa championed when Dlamini-Zuma was Foreign Minister and Thabo Mbeki was President need rejuvenation and tougher management...


Zuma delays judgement day

The President’s opponents had hoped for the sort of general opposition that greeted Thabo Mbeki before he was ousted as party President at the Polokwane conference in December 2007...


The new Thabo Mbeki

Ex-President Thabo Mbeki is again reinventing himself: his latest struggle is against corruption leading a campaign to recover some of the hundreds of billions of dollars extracted from the continent...

At home the Thabo Mbeki Foundation and the Thabo Mbeki Leadership Institute are operational but not entirely clear of controversy...

This year’s annual Thabo Mbeki Lecture was due to be given by Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi but he pulled out because President Jacob Zuma was opening a global African diaspora summit at the same time and Meles did not want to upset Zuma by turning up for an Mbeki event...


The leadership race opens up

The party faithful remember that Ramaphosa was former President Nelson Mandela’s original choice as successor in 1999 but he was outmanoeuvred by Thabo Mbeki...


Sanctions threat drives talks

The rising hostility between Khartoum and Juba also coincided with AU mediator Thabo Mbeki’s assessment report to the UNSC in which he accused Juba of backing anti-Khartoum rebels...


Rockets and meetings

This position has not helped Thabo Mbeki’s AU High-Level Implementation Panel on Sudan to persuade South Sudanese officials (see Feature Sanctions threat drives talks) or Sudan oppositionists...


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