Mbeki's missive: In the name of 'our people'

2018-09-28 13:19

Thabo Mbeki's paper posits valid questions and proposals if the country is to move in a direction that does not undermine constitutional guarantees to property rights, equality and non-discrimination, write Zohra Dawood and Theuns Eloff.

After Mbeki, Zuma, it's up to Ramaphosa to reset the ANC's identity

2018-09-27 09:24

Sandwiched between Mbeki and Zuma, President Cyril Ramaphosa has an opportunity to turn a potential crisis into a nation-building project. How he does it will be a function of which school of thought in the ANC he belongs to, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Land expropriation: Mbeki slams ANC for deviating from non-racialism

2018-09-25 13:29

Former president Thabo Mbeki has lashed out at the ANC, saying its new policy to expropriate land without compensation is a deviation from its policy of non-racialism.

Outside help not wanted, says DRC as key elections loom

2018-08-24 14:46

Mountainous hurdles face the Democratic Republic of Congo as it prepares for elections, just four months away, that will shape the future of one of the world's powder-keg countries.

'Get rich, get rich, get rich!' - the sickness killing South Africa

2018-07-05 08:36

Many in our society, having absorbed the value system of the capitalist market, believe that personal success means personal enrichment at all costs, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Ramaphosa's big challenge to turn early wins into long-term success

2018-05-25 09:04

Ramaphosa needs to demonstrate that he understands people's concerns. People must not be made to wait for "thuma mina" while they are told things will be fine in the long run, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Madikizela-Mandela led fearlessly while others danced in exile – Lungisa

2018-04-04 19:58

Nelson Mandela Bay councillor and former ANC Youth League leader Andile Lungisa says former president Thabo Mbeki's criticism of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is disturbing.

Land reform can finally bring our 'two nations' together

2018-03-16 08:27

The currently divisive land reform debate, can be repurposed into a unifying nation-building project, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Zuma must tender his resignation, urges Thabo Mbeki Foundation

2018-02-13 17:55

The Thabo Mbeki Foundation has welcomed the ANC national executive committee's decision to recall of President Jacob Zuma, saying it was long overdue.

The alliance must die for the ANC to live

2017-12-24 06:05

The party has tried to keep its partners happy, instead of providing policy certainty, writes Thabang Matsohi.


Mbeki pamphlet ignores reality of racialised land ownership

2018-09-27 10:36

A magic wand or a mere pronouncement of non-racialism will not miraculously erase the differences in the distribution of land and the economy of our country, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

#LandExpropriation: Magashule warns Mbeki to toe the line on party decisions

2018-09-26 19:38

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has taken a jibe at former president Thabo Mbeki, saying that, as a "loyal member of the ANC", he should respect, abide by and toe the line on the party's decisions on land.

DRC shuns election assistance from SA, Mbeki

2018-09-02 12:31

Former president Thabo Mbeki will advise the SA government on how to deal with issues surrounding the upcoming election in the DRC, after officials there rejected outside assistance.

We must live the legacy of Mandela – Thabo Mbeki

2018-07-18 17:48

Former president Thabo Mbeki says, in order to achieve the legacy of Nelson Mandela, we need to move forward as a country.

Thabo Mbeki: SA’s truth-seeking servant

2018-06-24 06:35

A new book about our former president, edited by Barney Pityana, serves to remind us that he brought intelligent debate and respect for the rule of law to his office.

Mbeki and Zuma booed at Madikizela-Mandela's funeral

2018-04-14 11:00

The mention of two of South Africa’s former presidents - Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma - drew some boos from the thousands who turned up at Orlando Stadium in Soweto to bid farewell to struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

'Coup rulers in Zimbabwe are persecuting your brother, Cde Mugabe. Plz check on him!': Moyo sends Twitter plea to Ramaphosa, Mbeki

2018-03-27 13:07

Zimbabwe’s former education minister, Jonathan Moyo, has appealed to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president Thabo Mbeki - as well as other African leaders and elders - to "save" ex-president Robert Mugabe from harassment by the country’s new regime.

Zuma's departure ends a sorry presidency

2018-02-15 06:53

The president's resignation will bring an end to an ignominious tenure that undermined the nation’s democracy and crippled the economy.

JZ, the nation is waiting with bated breath

2018-02-11 05:53

It would not be a sign of weakness for President Jacob Zuma to learn from the leadership qualities of FW de Klerk in his hour of political crisis – if he does not see it befitting to follow in the footsteps of former president Thabo Mbeki, writes David Ka-Ndyalvan.

Reckless Zuma leaves a country in tatters

2017-12-15 07:30

Jacob Zuma is stepping down from the ANC presidency, leaving behind a trail of wanton destruction. A mess of unspeakable magnitude, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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