ANC has been captured by a dominant faction, says Mbeki

2017-11-19 19:42

Former President Thabo Mbeki has described a political party he once led as captured and asked ANC stalwarts, its alliance partners and the country to help liberate the party.

I asked Mbeki to stand for a third term to stop Zuma - Kasrils

2017-11-08 09:20

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says he had asked former president Thabo Mbeki to contest for the role of ANC president in the lead up to the party’s Polokwane conference in an attempt to stop President Jacob Zuma from taking over.

Mbeki cancels Tambo speech as Kenya poll clashes flare up

2017-10-29 17:53

Former president Thabo Mbeki had to cancel his speech on the centenary commemoration of Oliver Tambo in favour of an unplanned trip to Kenya.

ANC faces threat of its own members - Thabo Mbeki

2017-10-27 22:57

Former president Thabo Mbeki has pulled no punches when he spoke at the OR Tambo , saying that the ANC was under threat by its own members.

Nzimande and Vavi: former allies reunited as Zuma outcasts

2017-10-20 12:21

Blade Nzimande and Zwelinzima Vavi, once united in their criticism of Mbeki and adoration of Zuma are now both the outcasts of the latter, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Top Africa stories: Mbeki, Grace Mugabe, Sierra Leone

2017-08-25 08:30

A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists has apologised to South Africans over Grace Mugabe's "wrath", and SA government has pledged R8 million to assist Sierra Leone following a deadly mudslide.

Mbeki: Situation in DRC 'is worrying, SADC must act'

2017-08-24 11:00

Former President Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that the situation in the DRC is “worrying”, adding that the Southern African Development Community must act to avoid the killing of more people.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe

2017-08-11 06:09

Ex-president Thabo Mbeki has commended Kenyans for the peaceful and orderly way the country conducted their elections, and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ally says a coup is likely in Zim if Mugabe fails to carefully choose his successor.

Mbeki: AU has no mandate to probe 'hacking' claims in Kenya polls... at least for now

2017-08-10 11:30

Former president Thabo Mbeki has commended Kenyans for the peaceful and orderly way the country conducted the just ended, and said nothing should be done afterwards that will spoil that.

MPs must 'vote honestly according to their conscience' – Thabo Mbeki

2017-08-08 12:01

Former president Thabo Mbeki has encouraged MPs to vote honestly, according to their conscience, on the motion of no confidence.


DA calls for fresh elections in Zim, says Mugabe must resign

2017-11-15 12:21

The Democratic Alliance has called for Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe to resign and the country to hold fresh elections, as the security situation in that country deteriorates.

ANC may be doomed to repeat its mistakes

2017-11-05 06:13

Delivering the fifth annual Onkgopotse Tiro Memorial Lecture a few weeks ago at the University of Limpopo, Kenyan intellectual Patrick Lumumba said that, “when history is written and written properly”, we would apologise to former president Thabo Mbeki, writes Molifi Tshabalala.

Thabo Mbeki decries ANC's two centres of power problem as non-existent

2017-10-28 10:21

The ANC made a grave mistake by linking ANC leadership positions to government positions, former president Thabo Mbeki has said during his OR Tambo lecture at Wits University.

Former judge wants backpay over Mbeki discharge refusal

2017-10-20 20:27

Former judge Willem Heath is challenging former president Thabo Mbeki's refusal in 2001 of his request to be discharged from the bench, in a review application heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Thabo Mbeki Foundation 'hopeful' after SCA spy tapes judgment

2017-10-15 20:57

The Thabo Mbeki Foundation says it is has renewed hope following the Supreme Court of Appeals' judgment in the spy tapes saga against President Jacob Zuma.

Land redistribution must go beyond populism - Jonas

2017-08-24 19:12

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas says land redistribution must be a product of inclusive growth and not a response to populist calls for expropriation without compensation.

Grace Mugabe matter should not affect SA-Zim relationship - Mbeki

2017-08-16 19:08

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's case should not affect international relations, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Foreign observers urge patience as Kenya awaits poll results

2017-08-10 20:21

Foreign observers deployed to oversee Kenya's general elections have called for patience while votes are counted as accusations by the opposition of rigging sparked angry protests.

Top Africa Stories: Kenya, Mugabe, Mbeki

2017-08-09 09:30

Zimbabwen Deputy President Phelekezela Mphoko has called on President Robert Mugabe to sort out his mess before anointing a successor, and Kenyans have voted in a fiercely contested election.

'Make Africa proud,' Mbeki, Mahama tell Kenyans as voting begins

2017-08-08 08:32

Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.

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