Mbeki defends his axing Pikoli

Former President Thabo Mbeki has tackled those who accuse him of abusing State power over the suspension of former NPA head Vusi Pikoli.

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Zuma’s muddled foreign policy

2016-01-29 06:30

While some of South Africa’s strategies under the current administration have proved successful, these have been marred by diplomacy blunders.

Can Brand Mbeki be salvaged?

2016-01-20 12:19

Former president Thabo Mbeki's attempts to rewrite history might simply open old wounds and hurt his image even more, says Solly Moeng.

I didn't apologise for 'falsehoods' – Cronin

2016-01-18 21:29

Deputy general secretary of the SA Communist Party, Jeremy Cronin, says he did not apologise for 'falsehoods' about ANC NEC meetings but for allowing his claims to be published, contrary to what former president, Thabo Mbeki, has claimed.

Sudan peace talks break without deal, AU says

2015-11-24 13:50

Peace talks between Sudan’s government and rebels have adjourned without a deal after a week of negotiations in Ethiopia, AU mediators says.

Antjie Krog: Apartheid compensation – Nationalise land to fast-track redistribution

2015-09-23 09:30

Professor Antjie Krog says the Truth and Reconciliation process missed an opportunity to determine what the apartheid compensation should be.

Mbeki: Stop illicit outflow of African funds

2015-09-06 19:00

Africa loses "over 50 thousand million dollars" each year as a result of the illicit flow of funds, warns former South African President Thabo Mbeki.

Mbeki visits ailing Tutu

2015-07-30 19:41

Former president Thabo Mbeki has visited ailing Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in a Cape Town hospital.

Mbeki: ANC offered National Party sunset clause without it asking

2015-07-07 20:58

Former president Thabo Mbeki has relived his experiences as an ANC member in exile, and as one of the ANC leaders who participated in “confidential talks” that led to the unbanning of liberation movements.

Vavi apologises to Mbeki for believing in 'conspiracy theories'

2015-06-18 18:07

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelenzima Vavi has apologised to former president Thabo Mbeki for believing that Mbeki and his allies conspired to dismiss President Jacob Zuma from office in 2005.


Cool, but not aloof - Mboweni on Mbeki

2016-02-02 16:36

Former president Thabo Mbeki may have been forbidding, even cool, but never aloof, former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni says.

Mbeki denies axing Zuma as ANC deputy president

2016-01-25 18:31

In his latest letter published on the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute's Facebook page, the former president says he did not fire Jacob Zuma in 2005 from his position as ANC deputy president.

Can Brand Mbeki be salvaged?

2016-01-20 07:18

Former president Thabo Mbeki's attempts to rewrite history might simply open old wounds and hurt his image even more, says Solly Moeng.

Don't jump on #ZumaMustFall 'bandwagon' - Numsa

2015-12-17 22:28

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has come out against the #ZumaMustFall campaign, warning of a repeat of 2007 when former president Thabo Mbeki was recalled.

R10.8bn flows out of SA illegally

2015-09-29 12:25

A total of R10.8bn has been illegally transferred out of South Africa during the past year, according to National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega.

Zim moves to block Zambian opposition leader - reports

2015-09-10 13:42

Zambia's opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilemba, has reportedly been barred from entering Zimbabwe where he was scheduled to address an opposition party congress led by former finance minister, Tendai Biti.

Africa loses R50bn every year in illicit flow of funds - Mbeki

2015-09-03 19:44

Africa loses more than R50bn every year as a result of the illicit flow of funds, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Think of universities as an investment, not a burden - Mbeki

2015-07-30 14:20

Many African governments began thinking of university funding as "burdensome" after the institutions were seen to be acting in opposition to political leaders, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Stop Africa's $50bn a year illicit outflow, campaigners say

2015-06-25 22:10

Africa can create jobs, improve social services and cut poverty if its governments can stem the $50bn a year lost in illicit outflows, mainly through multinationals, campaigners say.

Absence of the best led to Zuma election: Malema

2015-06-11 21:49

Jacob Zuma was only elected president of the ANC because no one else was willing to stand up against then president Thabo Mbeki, EFF leader Julius Malema has claimed.

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