Mbeki's 'secret' council

2017-04-24 13:00

Despite downplaying his relationship with the Guptas, indications are there that former President Thabo Mbeki enjoyed a relationship with them beyond mere chit-chat at the odd public event, writes Pieter-Louis Myburgh.

Old guard wants ANC to die with them - ANCYL

2017-04-11 17:03

Former ANC leaders must give current leaders the space to lead the party, ANCYL president Collen Maine has insisted.

MPs must be voice of the people, not parties in Zuma 'no confidence' motion - Mbeki

2017-04-11 08:28

Members of Parliament are the voice of the people of South Africa and must not act as the voice of their own political parties, former president Thabo Mbeki has said.

Honour Kathrada by confronting ANC's challenges - Mbeki

2017-03-28 19:45

Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.

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.


Thousands to march against Zuma on his birthday

2017-04-12 05:14

As the ANC prepares to celebrate President Jacob Zuma's 75th birthday, opposition parties will be leading thousands in protest to demand that he step down as South Africa's citizen number one.

Discipline Mbeki, Motlanthe for sowing division - Free State ANCYL

2017-04-11 15:36

The ANC’s national executive committee must institute disciplinary action against former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, the Free State ANCYL has said.

Mbeki Foundation wants Zuma to explain reshuffle

2017-03-31 16:02

President Jacob Zuma should explain to the country why he decided to reshuffle the Cabinet, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation has said.

'Comrade Kathy was committed to principle' – Mbeki Foundation

2017-03-28 09:38

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada will be remembered for being committed to principle until he drew his last breath, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation says.

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.

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