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 letter to Zuma was never meant to go public - foundation

2016-11-07 13:24

A letter from former president Thabo Mbeki to President Jacob Zuma was intended for the ANC’s leadership only, and not for the general public, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation has said.

Zuma’s critics waited too long

2016-10-30 12:33

Many will greet the chorus of voices with cynicism for speaking out when Number One is weakened.

It’s clear that we’re a nation off its face

2016-09-25 06:07

Thursday. World Addiction Day. I’m watching Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande on TV telling the students rioting at the University of the Witwatersrand, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town and everywhere else that 8% is it and they shouldn’t hold their breath while waiting for fees to fall.

Mbeki Foundation: Ex-president alive, in Ethiopia for talks

2016-08-14 21:55

The Thabo Mbeki Foundation says it is still being inundated with queries regarding the health of the former president.

Anthea Jeffery: No longer ‘prisoners of history’ – but still prisoners of the NDR

2016-08-10 09:27

South Africans may no longer be ‘prisoners of history’, but they will remain prisoners of the ANC’s national democratic revolution unless reformists can reverse policy.

You can guess who I voted for – Mbeki

2016-08-03 14:40

Former president Thabo Mbeki has said his vote was still a secret but “you can guess what it is”, while emphasising secrecy was essential to ensure "people can vote freely with their conscience and not feel intimidated".


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.

Zuma must talk to veterans - Mbeki

2016-11-03 16:49

President Jacob Zuma and his NEC need to hold talks with the ANC veterans who have been critical of his leadership, former president Thabo Mbeki has said.

SA teen pens book to inspire his peers

2016-10-09 15:00

At just 14 years old, Karabo Nkoli has already surpassed his peers by becoming one of the country’s youngest authors.

The seven sins the ANC must fix to survive

2016-09-25 06:03

ANC veteran Nceba Faku (pictured) has proposed far-reaching changes to ANC operations in a bid to overhaul the organisation and make it attractive to all age groups.

Why Mbeki is back

2016-08-10 11:01

The grovelling towards Thabo Mbeki before the elections deserves interrogation as it says something about the state (or lack) of leadership in the ANC and country, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Herbst: Will SABC history repeat itself? Brown in Zikalala’s footsteps…

2016-08-05 10:54

Will the Zuma faction emulate the Mbeki faction's actions in 2004 and wait until a few days after the election before announcing Karima Brown's return to the SABC?

Has Zuma become an electoral liability to the ANC?

2016-08-02 19:06

Is the ANC under Jacob Zuma really much worse than the ANC of Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela, asks Piet Croucamp.

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