Talk: Mbeki in PMB

2008-05-14 00:00

Respected and insightful political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki will next Thursday be speaking in the city on the burning issue of South Africa’s future in the wake of the ANC’s Polokwane conference and the electricity crisis in a talk hosted by the SA Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA), in conjunction with the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB).

His topic will be “Why Polokwane and Eskom are making us jittery, but shouldn’t … yet”.

A former journalist and the director of several companies, Mbeki is the brother of President Thabo Mbeki.

He is also the deputy chairman of the SAIIA, an independent think-tank based at the University of the Witwatersrand.

The talk is at 12.30 pm on Thursday, May 22, at the Victoria Country Club. Cost: SAIIA members R80, PCB members R100, Non-members R120. The cost includes lunch.

For more information call Lorna Jones on 033 345 2747 or e-mail:

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