Top Africa stories: Mbeki, Grace Mugabe, Sierra Leone

2017-08-25 08:30

A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists has apologised to South Africans over Grace Mugabe's "wrath", and SA government has pledged R8 million to assist Sierra Leone following a deadly mudslide.

Mbeki: Situation in DRC 'is worrying, SADC must act'

2017-08-24 11:00

Former President Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that the situation in the DRC is “worrying”, adding that the Southern African Development Community must act to avoid the killing of more people.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe

2017-08-11 06:09

Ex-president Thabo Mbeki has commended Kenyans for the peaceful and orderly way the country conducted their elections, and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ally says a coup is likely in Zim if Mugabe fails to carefully choose his successor.

Mbeki: AU has no mandate to probe 'hacking' claims in Kenya polls... at least for now

2017-08-10 11:30

Former president Thabo Mbeki has commended Kenyans for the peaceful and orderly way the country conducted the just ended, and said nothing should be done afterwards that will spoil that.

MPs must 'vote honestly according to their conscience' – Thabo Mbeki

2017-08-08 12:01

Former president Thabo Mbeki has encouraged MPs to vote honestly, according to their conscience, on the motion of no confidence.

Mbeki 'holds private meeting' with Zim security top brass – report

2017-08-05 11:00

Former president Thabo Mbeki reportedly held a "private meeting" with Zimbabwean security top brass during his visit in that country this week, as tensions continued to rise within President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party.

Mbeki calls on AU observers to 'intervene' should 'things go wrong in Kenya polls'

2017-08-04 10:30

Former president Thabo Mbeki was in a jovial mood on Friday morning as he called on African Union election observers to intervene should things go wrong in Kenya’s polls next week.

Mbeki, Mugabe meet in Harare for 'private talks'

2017-08-02 11:33

Former president Thabo Mbeki reportedly held "private talks" with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, after he flew to Harare this week.

EXCLUSIVE: Mbeki provokes the ire of Zimbabwean opposition

2017-07-17 08:30

Former president Thabo Mbeki has provoked the ire of Zimbabwean opposition parties after he claimed that the British regime change policy on Zimbabwe was not for the benefit of the local majority but for the welfare of its "kith and kin".

Lies were used to oust me - Mbeki

2017-07-14 13:24

Former president Thabo Mbeki has resurrected the ghosts of the ANC's 2007 elective conference in Polokwane, saying lies were used to oust him.


Land redistribution must go beyond populism - Jonas

2017-08-24 19:12

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas says land redistribution must be a product of inclusive growth and not a response to populist calls for expropriation without compensation.

Grace Mugabe matter should not affect SA-Zim relationship - Mbeki

2017-08-16 19:08

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's case should not affect international relations, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Foreign observers urge patience as Kenya awaits poll results

2017-08-10 20:21

Foreign observers deployed to oversee Kenya's general elections have called for patience while votes are counted as accusations by the opposition of rigging sparked angry protests.

Top Africa Stories: Kenya, Mugabe, Mbeki

2017-08-09 09:30

Zimbabwen Deputy President Phelekezela Mphoko has called on President Robert Mugabe to sort out his mess before anointing a successor, and Kenyans have voted in a fiercely contested election.

'Make Africa proud,' Mbeki, Mahama tell Kenyans as voting begins

2017-08-08 08:32

Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Zambia, Mbeki

2017-08-05 07:09

President Robert Mugabe has flown out of Zimbabwe to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and ex- president Thabo Mbeki has called on the AU observers to intervene "should things go wrong in Kenya’s polls".

Top Africa Stories: Mbeki, Nigeria, Zambia

2017-08-03 11:30

Former President Thabo Mbeki reportedly held "private talks" with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, and Zambian government has reacted angrily to EFF leader Julius Malema's remarks about President Edgar Lungu.

Late communications veteran honoured by political elite

2017-07-29 18:46

The who's who of South Africa's political elite have bid farewell to the late communications veteran Ronnie Mamoepa.

Newsmaker: A lifetime of struggle

2017-07-16 06:05

If the SA Communist Party (SACP) got a rand for every time Jeremy Cronin used the word ‘okay’, it would have more than enough money to contest the general elections on its own, which many delegates at the party’s conference this week demanded.

Mbeki takes some jabs at Zuma government

2017-07-14 12:26

Former president Thabo Mbeki has taken some jabs at President Jacob Zuma's government, accusing it of taking incoherent decisions.

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