When Zindzi Mandela got behind her keyboard 10 days ago, we doubt she expected to cause a fallout on such a nuclear scale. But her verbose call for movement on land expropriation without compensation has kicked a hornet’s nest, and now, the EFF and former President Thabo Mbeki are at each other’s[…]
African National Congress (ANC) deputy president David Mabuza says it’s exciting that former president Thabo Mbeki has joined the ANC’s election campaign. Mbeki joined an ANC forum at the Rand Easter Show to encourage South Africans to trust the ANC again. Mbeki also made headlines when he confessed there was a time[…]
Former president Thabo Mbeki says it would have been dishonest of him to campaign for the ANC in previous years while it was “veering off course”. Mbeki was speaking at the Rand Easter Show on Tuesday afternoon, while campaigning for the ANC ahead of elections next month. Mbeki started off[…]
Former presidents of South Africa have described Nelson Mandela as a dedicated revolutionary whose mission was to fight for a non-racial, non-sexist and free South Africa. They were delivering their speeches at the Nelson Mandela centenary birthday celebrations at his ancestral home of Mvezo outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape[…]
Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says he 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 the position. He made the comments last night at metalworkers’[…]
Three of South Africa’s former presidents, and one former deputy president will be hosting a series of discussions on the national general crises facing the country. The Foundations of Chief Albert Luthuli, Thabo Mbeki and FW de Klerk have joined forces to create the National Foundations Dialogue Initiative. Other foundations[…]
Former president Thabo Mbeki has been and remains a member of the African National Congress (ANC) in good standing, his spokesperson Mukoni Ratshitanga said on Saturday. In a statement, Ratshitanga said that any information not provided by the ANC or the Thabo Mbeki Foundation “has no factual basis and is[…]
Former president Thabo Mbeki and his family have distanced themselves from all things ANC, his cousin and DA mayoral candidate in Mnquma Local Municipality, Madoda Mbeki, told News24 on Friday. “Not only the Mbeki family but AmaZizi clan are not happy, they are no longer in one kraal with the[…]
In a salvo reminiscent of 2002, Thabo Mbeki yesterday warned people to take antiretroviral drugs with caution and to eat healthily as a way to treat HIV. Between 1998 and 2004, former president Mbeki’s Aids policies, which denied people access to antiretroviral treatment, were shown by Harvard researchers to have[…]
Fiery Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Tuesday apologized to former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Nelson Mandela for helping to bring President Jacob Zuma to power, before he led a walkout of his MPs from the National Assembly. Participating in the debate on Zuma’s State of the Nation[…]
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