Just do the right thing

2017-03-26 06:26

At the height of the Nkandla controversy, ANC leaders and public representatives were almost evangelical in the defence of their leader and his wayward ways, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Transformation: The time is now

2017-03-19 06:07

Universities, as centres of knowledge, ought to lead transformation, writes Mandla Makhanya.

Mbeki 'hands-off in DRC', but wants to see peace

2017-03-03 08:30

Former president Thabo Mbeki is still interested in seeing peace and democracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but he would not get involved in issues there.

Attacking immigrants not patriotic or revolutionary – Mbeki

2017-02-27 15:33

Former president and newly elected chancellor of the University of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has expressed concern over violent attacks targeting African migrants in the country.

Churkin was a dependable ally – Mbeki

2017-02-21 22:36

Former president Thabo Mbeki expressed his condolences to the family of Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin.

AU 'far from its vision, lacks new Mbekis, Obasanjos to drive it'

2017-02-15 10:04

The African Union lacks new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it, analyst Sibusiso Nkomo from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation has said.

Darfur rebel groups retreat to Libya, South Sudan: UN report

2017-01-17 16:32

Two rebel groups driven out of Darfur by a Sudanese military offensive now operate mostly in Libya and South Sudan but hope to return to fight again, says a UN report.

Farewell, El Comandante

2016-11-27 10:59

Ever the anti-West revolutionary, Fidel Castro was elated by Africa asserting its own identity, writes Mondli Makhanya.

SA economy trapped in deepening crisis - Mbeki

2016-11-09 13:45

Despite all its commendable strengths, the National Development Plan remains a vision which needs to be supplemented with a more detailed plan, says the former president.

Step-by-step: How Zuma has used state institutions to stay in power

2016-11-08 10:38

More than Zuma's future is at stake - the most significant consequence of actions against Gordhan is institutional damage to the Hawks and the NPA, says a political scientist.


Mbeki was aware of 'dubious' past of cop who probed Mandela's task team, court hears

2017-03-20 14:00

Thabo Mbeki was aware of the allegedly dubious background of an investigator appointed to probe the presidential investigative task unit created on former president Nelson Mandela’s orders, a top cop has testified in the Western Cape High Court.

National police intentionally derailed Palazzolo probe - top cop

2017-03-14 12:58

National police purposefully crippled a high-level and top secret investigation into mafioso Vito Palazzolo by blowing the cover of a covert officer, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Nzimande hails Mbeki as one of the greatest intellectuals of the liberation movement

2017-02-27 22:21

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has described newly-elected chancellor of Unisa and former president Thabo Mbeki as one of the greatest intellectuals in Africa and beyond.

WATCH: Thabo Mbeki inaugurated as Unisa chancellor

Unisa has named former president Thabo Mbeki as its new chancellor, in a bid to reposition itself as an African university, it said on Thursday.

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Top Africa stories: Zim, Africa, Guinea

2017-02-15 20:02

Zimbabwe's Joice Mujuru has moved to consolidate her position in the crisis-riddled ZimPF party, and an analyst says the AU lacks the new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it.

Dlamini-Zuma's failures, achievements as AU Commission chair

2017-01-25 08:30

The AU Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is set to end her tenure next week in Addis Ababa. News24 takes a look at some of her achievements and failures.

Unisa appoints Thabo Mbeki as chancellor

2016-12-08 22:02

Unisa has named former president Thabo Mbeki as its new chancellor, in a bid to reposition itself as an African university, it said.

McWilliams: SA’s nuclear deal with Russia serves only the kleptocracy

2016-11-24 10:22

The nuclear energy bill is symptomatic of a new era of kleptocracy where SA's future interests are sacrificed on the altar of greed and self-interest, says an analyst.

South Africa has not reached tipping point - Mbeki

2016-11-08 19:43

Former President Thabo Mbeki says while the country is in a general crisis, it has not reached tipping point.

Top Africa Stories: Nigeria, Zim, S Sudan

2016-11-07 19:44

Nigeria's TB Joshua predicts a Hillary Clinton win in the US presidential elections, and Thabo Mbeki foundation says Zimbabwe is capable of working out solutions to help bring back economic development.

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