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Daily Maverick
Open Letter to Cyril Ramaphosa: Fifth National AIDS plan presents SA’s greatest challenge yetwas a poor plan. It was largely ignored; that was the period of AIDS denialism,
Open Letter to Cyril Ramaphosa: Fifth National AIDS plan presents SA’s greatest challenge yet
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
was a poor plan. It was largely ignored; that was the period of AIDS denialism, the period of Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and Thabo Mbeki, a time when SANAC was chaired by a disinterested then Deputy President Zuma. SANAC was so dysfunctional we... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
O'Sullivan asks court to interdict Hawksas politically motivated investigations and prosecutions in South Africa”. It
O'Sullivan asks court to interdict Hawks
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
as politically motivated investigations and prosecutions in South Africa”. It was formed by a presidential proclamation by Thabo Mbeki in 2003, according to which its job is to investigate serious national and international crimes. “Nowhere in the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Lessons for the Zuma era in Marx’s account of Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte’s coup d’etatas “a man of the people”. That was taken to mean that he was the progressive al
Lessons for the Zuma era in Marx’s account of Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte’s coup d’etat
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
as “a man of the people”. That was taken to mean that he was the progressive alternative to the supposed elitism of Thabo Mbeki. It worked wonders. Many hoped that the dancing man of the people would bring radical change and improve the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Not Keen On Asset Sale, for Soludo, It Will Be a Historic Mistakeshown us what has been happening. "In fact, Nigeria is a tax haven. And I thin
Buhari Not Keen On Asset Sale, for Soludo, It Will Be a Historic Mistake
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
shown us what has been happening. "In fact, Nigeria is a tax haven. And I think that has been collaborated further by the Thabo Mbeki report or the AU report on illicit financial flowd out of Africa. "That report said conservatively about $50... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Minister Mahlobo has full confidence in new spy chiefin 1995 and worked as an investigator at the Truth and Reconciliation Commissio
Minister Mahlobo has full confidence in new spy chief
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
in 1995 and worked as an investigator at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He was seen as loyal to former President Thabo Mbeki. When he left the NIA in 2010 it was seen as part of a Zuma purge. He has now come back from the political... Read more
4d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Cyril's still NUM's mana peaceful end to apartheid and draft South Africa's first democratic constitut
Cyril's still NUM's man
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
a peaceful end to apartheid and draft South Africa's first democratic constitution. The 63-year-old politician lost out to Thabo Mbeki in the contest to succeed Nelson Mandela as president in 1999 and went into business, amassing a fortune before... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Arthur Fraser commits to delivering on his mandate at State SecurityAgency (NIA) in 1995 and worked as an investigator at the Truth Commission. He
Arthur Fraser commits to delivering on his mandate at State Security
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Agency (NIA) in 1995 and worked as an investigator at the Truth Commission. He was widely seen as loyal to President Thabo Mbeki and headed the investigation into the so-called Secret Browse Mole Report which rocked the intelligence... Read more
4d
The Times & The Sunday Times
South Africa has new spy bossexperience which will help move the organization forward.” Fraser was once reg
South Africa has new spy boss
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
experience which will help move the organization forward.” Fraser was once regarded as a supporter of former president Thabo Mbeki when he was head of the NIA’s powerful operations division. The M&G reported in 2009 that he had “saved”... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Arthur Fraser appointed as State Security’s new Director Generalimmigration services at the Home Affairs department. But Fraser has also been
Arthur Fraser appointed as State Security’s new Director General
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
immigration services at the Home Affairs department. But Fraser has also been accused of first supporting former president Thabo Mbeki and then switching his support to now President Zuma. In 2009, the Mail & Guardian said it believed he had given... Read more
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iol.co.za
The day Winnie took Malema and pals to policein their positions until we find a solution after and beyond this crisis.” But
The day Winnie took Malema and pals to police
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
in their positions until we find a solution after and beyond this crisis.” But for Malema - who backed Jacob Zuma against Thabo Mbeki at the time - this was unconscionable. “I ran away again,” he says. “I was no longer interested to talk to her... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Politicsthe ANC has decided to recall the President of the Republic before his term of
Politics
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
the ANC has decided to recall the President of the Republic before his term of office expires”. The decision to recall Thabo Mbeki enabled a sudden shift of power in the state to President Jacob Zuma. His once powerful security empire is now... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ndungane continues to servein 2007, Ndungane has been working mainly on two projects: the African Monitor
Ndungane continues to serve
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
in 2007, Ndungane has been working mainly on two projects: the African Monitor and the restoration of historic schools. “Thabo Mbeki and other African presidents had championed the idea of a development agenda crafted by Africans which they... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Investigation: King Hlaudi’s rise to powertold City Press. “We always knew he was well connected. He was always able to
Investigation: King Hlaudi’s rise to power
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
told City Press. “We always knew he was well connected. He was always able to get top politicians onto his show, like Thabo Mbeki, Terror Lekota, Zuma, and Magashule. He could get anyone,” an ex SABC employee told News24. “We didn’t know then... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Memory of Comrade Nkosi Molala - Honorary President of the Black Consciousness Movementin that organisation. At the time the president of the organisation was appoint
In Memory of Comrade Nkosi Molala - Honorary President of the Black Consciousness Movement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
in that organisation. At the time the president of the organisation was appointed deputy-minister of education in the Thabo Mbeki regime. We were together at Moretele Park during the Azapo congress. We were assaulted and there were attempts on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Premier Chupu Mathabatha - Salga Provincial ConferenceI want to repeat the questions which were posed to the 2007 SALGA National Conf
Premier Chupu Mathabatha - Salga Provincial Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
I want to repeat the questions which were posed to the 2007 SALGA National Conference by the former our country, President Thabo Mbeki. In my view, these questions remain relevant today, as they were 8 years ago. How can we make SALGA accountable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Botswana Leader Calls On Mugabe to Step Downwho people like Blair wanted to use as a launch-pad for attacking Zimbabwe in 2
Botswana Leader Calls On Mugabe to Step Down
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
who people like Blair wanted to use as a launch-pad for attacking Zimbabwe in 2002. He had to be reprimanded by people like Thabo Mbeki who knew that a threat to Zimbabwe is a threat to the region. "In fact the threat to SADC peace, security and... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Winnie birthday picture that speaks volumesof the ANC, the black people of this country and the African continent. For a v
The Winnie birthday picture that speaks volumes
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
of the ANC, the black people of this country and the African continent. For a very long time when Mandela was in jail, Thabo Mbeki in exile and the ANC banned, uMama kept the black people politically alive and energised on the values and... Read more
9d
New Zimbabwe
Khama: Mugabe now a burden to SADCAmerican military base. “He is the very same person who people like Blair want
Khama: Mugabe now a burden to SADC
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
American military base. “He is the very same person who people like Blair wanted to use as a launch-pad for attacking Zimbabwe in 2002. He had to be reprimanded by people like Thabo Mbeki who knew that a threat to Zimbabwe is a threat to the reg... Read more
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9d
Namibia Economist
Allister Sparks: A fighter for justice in South AfricaBut he was as rigorous in holding black leaders to account as he was with their
Allister Sparks: A fighter for justice in South Africa
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
But he was as rigorous in holding black leaders to account as he was with their white predecessors. He rubbished President Thabo Mbeki, Nelson Mandela’s successor, for his lethal failure to tackle HIV/AIDS and excoriated President Jacob Zuma’s... Read more
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10d
News 24 South Africa
Kwaito - A Return in our Lifetime“Thus inspired we must therefore write…to tell the the stories about ourselves,
Kwaito - A Return in our Lifetime
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
“Thus inspired we must therefore write…to tell the the stories about ourselves, which nobody else will or can write” Thabo Mbeki President Thabo Mbeki writes these words on the preface to UNISA’s reprint of Eric William’s book, Capitalism and... Read more
10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Between a snafu and a fubarand "corrupt" in a parliament that used to treat Nelson Mandela with kid gloves
Between a snafu and a fubar
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
and "corrupt" in a parliament that used to treat Nelson Mandela with kid gloves and gave obsequious standing ovations to Thabo Mbeki. There is undoubtedly an equipoise between opposition contempt of Zuma and his own disdain for the constitution... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
'The State of Africa - a History of Fifty Years of Independence' - By Martin MeredithGhanaian independence and leader Kwame Nkrumah in the late 1950s to South Afric
'The State of Africa - a History of Fifty Years of Independence' - By Martin Meredith
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Ghanaian independence and leader Kwame Nkrumah in the late 1950s to South Africa and its second post-apartheid president Thabo Mbeki, and builds a substantial body of evidence of mistakes and abuse which should provide all Africans with examples... Read more
10d
Daily Maverick
How to get out of the Zuma fix we are in?to point the nation in one or another direction. Nelson Mandela pointed the nat
How to get out of the Zuma fix we are in?
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
to point the nation in one or another direction. Nelson Mandela pointed the nation towards unity under the Constitution. Thabo Mbeki divided the nation but pointed it towards economic growth in the context of a continental African Renaissance.... Read more
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10d
Daily Maverick
False start for Ramaphosa’s campaign as Cosatu wimps out on official endorsementCosatu unions. This “tradition” came about through Nelson Mandela succeeding Ol
False start for Ramaphosa’s campaign as Cosatu wimps out on official endorsement
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
Cosatu unions. This “tradition” came about through Nelson Mandela succeeding Oliver Tambo as ANC president in 1992, then Thabo Mbeki succeeding Mandela in 1997 and then Zuma succeeding Mbeki in 2007. It did not really work in 2012 when Kgalema... Read more
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10d
News 24 South Africa
Don't share fake news, Sanef urgesEmeritus Desmond Tutu which has done the rounds on social media. There have als
Don't share fake news, Sanef urges
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Emeritus Desmond Tutu which has done the rounds on social media. There have also been recent reports about former president Thabo Mbeki," the forum said in a statement. Such inaccurate reports by websites masquerading as credible news sources were... Read more
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10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Watch out for fake news sites, warns SanefTutu which has done the rounds on social media”‚ and noted that there were simi
Watch out for fake news sites, warns Sanef
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Tutu which has done the rounds on social media”‚ and noted that there were similar recent reports about former president Thabo Mbeki. “Such inaccurate reports by websites masquerading as credible news sources are highly damaging and hurtful to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Editors Forum Condemns Fake News WebsitesDesmond Tutu which has done the rounds on social media. There have also been re
Editors Forum Condemns Fake News Websites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Desmond Tutu which has done the rounds on social media. There have also been recent reports about Former President Thabo Mbeki. Such inaccurate reports by websites masquerading as credible news sources are highly damaging and hurtful to... Read more
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11d
Daily Maverick
Restoring Eskom: What’s making it ill?between English and Afrikaners had (virtually) disappeared. Thus, when the ANC
Restoring Eskom: What’s making it ill?
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
between English and Afrikaners had (virtually) disappeared. Thus, when the ANC committed itself to the creation of what Thabo Mbeki called the “black bourgeoisie”, the economically privileged were uniformly so-called white. A universal feature... Read more
11d
Daily Maverick
GroundUp Op- Does Zweli Mkhize have the integrity to be president?of a dangerous circumcision device while he was KwaZulu-Natal premier in the la
GroundUp Op- Does Zweli Mkhize have the integrity to be president?
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
of a dangerous circumcision device while he was KwaZulu-Natal premier in the late 2000s. In May this year Mkhize called on Thabo Mbeki to apologise for his Aids denialism. In this open letter Mkhize described his own efforts to get Mbeki to take a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Does Zweli Mkhize Have the Integrity to Be President?rollout of a dangerous circumcision device while he was KZN premier in the late
Does Zweli Mkhize Have the Integrity to Be President?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
rollout of a dangerous circumcision device while he was KZN premier in the late 2000s. In May this year Mkhize called on Thabo Mbeki to apologise for his Aids denialism. In this open letter Mkhize described his own efforts to get Mbeki to take a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Great Unravelling - Zuma's Security Empire Crumbles As Political and Legal Woes Mountthe ANC has decided to recall the President of the Republic before his term of
The Great Unravelling - Zuma's Security Empire Crumbles As Political and Legal Woes Mount
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the ANC has decided to recall the President of the Republic before his term of office expires". The decision to recall Thabo Mbeki enabled a sudden shift of power in the state to President Jacob Zuma. His once powerful security empire is now... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Great Unravelling: Zuma’s security empire crumbles as political and legal woes mountthe ANC has decided to recall the President of the Republic before his term of
The Great Unravelling: Zuma’s security empire crumbles as political and legal woes mount
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
the ANC has decided to recall the President of the Republic before his term of office expires”. The decision to recall Thabo Mbeki enabled a sudden shift of power in the state to President Jacob Zuma. His once powerful security empire is now... Read more
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13d
iol.co.za
Mbete’s second stint brims with challengesAssembly. She was Speaker from 2004 to 2008 before becoming deputy president to
Mbete’s second stint brims with challenges
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Assembly. She was Speaker from 2004 to 2008 before becoming deputy president to Kgalema Motlanthe after the recall of Thabo Mbeki. She worked in Luthuli House after this and returned to Parliament after the elections in 2014. She admits this... Read more
16d
Daily Maverick
Global capitalism is in terminal crisis – and the Alliance is in irreversible declineon operating within the confines of white monopoly capitalism. The black South
Global capitalism is in terminal crisis – and the Alliance is in irreversible decline
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
on operating within the confines of white monopoly capitalism. The black South African working class will always remember Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma, Gwede Mantashe, Blade Nzimande, Jeremy Cronin, Cyril Ramaphosa and Sdumo Dlamini as being prominent... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Et Tu Bruteproportions and a clear turning point to the unified mighty force. What was cle
Et Tu Brute
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
proportions and a clear turning point to the unified mighty force. What was clear to some of us was that former President Thabo Mbeki was just as surprised by the party's decision to not retain him as the credible leader of the party. The ANC... Read more
18d
The Times & The Sunday Times
R273,972 – what the president’s jet costs to run dailythe public from knowing just how much the president is wasting on luxurious tra
R273,972 – what the president’s jet costs to run daily
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 days ago
the public from knowing just how much the president is wasting on luxurious travel”. He added that under former president Thabo Mbeki “detailed information about flights was provided to Parliament including the routing‚ flying hours‚ landing fees... Read more
18d
News 24 South Africa
'People said I had no chance, but here I am' – Herman Mashabaand says he voted for Mandela and the ANC in SA's first democratic elections in
'People said I had no chance, but here I am' – Herman Mashaba
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
and says he voted for Mandela and the ANC in SA's first democratic elections in 1994 and later for Mandela's successor, Thabo Mbeki. "In 1994 I was excited, I thought I was going to see an explosion of entrepreneurs coming out of South Africa,"... Read more
18d
AllAfrica.com
Today's ANC - Through the Long Lens of Freedomwho have spoken up against Jacob Zuma take the next step (Trevor Manuel, Ahmed
Today's ANC - Through the Long Lens of Freedom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
who have spoken up against Jacob Zuma take the next step (Trevor Manuel, Ahmed Kathrada, Cheryl Carolus, Mathews Phosa, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Mothlanthe, the Gauteng ANC leadership). To someone not born and raised in the ANC it seems there is... Read more
19d
Daily Maverick
Today’s ANC – through the Long Lens of Freedomwho have spoken up against Jacob Zuma take the next step (Trevor Manuel, Ahmed
Today’s ANC – through the Long Lens of Freedom
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
who have spoken up against Jacob Zuma take the next step (Trevor Manuel, Ahmed Kathrada, Cheryl Carolus, Mathews Phosa, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Mothlanthe, the Gauteng ANC leadership). To someone not born and raised in the ANC it seems there is... Read more
19d
Daily Maverick
Edna Molewa on my ‘newfound moral conscience’ – a responsebecause they weren’t offered the necessary treatment?” The previous administra
Edna Molewa on my ‘newfound moral conscience’ – a response
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
because they weren’t offered the necessary treatment?” The previous administration presumably refers to the period when Thabo Mbeki was president between 1999 and 2008. I was not a Member of Parliament at the time. I never served in Parliament... Read more
20d
The Times & The Sunday Times
#FeesMustFall is National Press Club’s newsmaker of year for 2015he says. Previous recipients of the award include President Jacob Zuma‚ former
#FeesMustFall is National Press Club’s newsmaker of year for 2015
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
he says. Previous recipients of the award include President Jacob Zuma‚ former presidents Nelson Mandela‚ FW de Klerk and Thabo Mbeki‚ Hollywood star Charlize Theron and outgoing public protector Thuli Madonsela. Last year the award went to the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Three decades before the gavelwhich he committed in the Magoo’s Bar bombing put him firmly in the category.”
Three decades before the gavel
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
which he committed in the Magoo’s Bar bombing put him firmly in the category.” This went on, with even then president Thabo Mbeki being drawn into the fray, mostly to protect the reputation of the TRC. Even as the high court and the Supreme... Read more
22d
Junkee
Coconut Oil Isn’t Magic, Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism, And Science Denialism Needs To Stopfunny if it wasn’t so dangerous, and there’s no greater example than what happe
Coconut Oil Isn’t Magic, Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism, And Science Denialism Needs To Stop
Junkee / Posted 22 days ago
funny if it wasn’t so dangerous, and there’s no greater example than what happened in South Africa during the Presidency of Thabo Mbeki, when the government confronted a massive AIDS epidemic by denying anti-retroviral drugs to the population and... Read more
23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Challenges facing DA where Cyril Ramaphosa residesHurlingham‚ Hyde Park‚ Illovo‚ Melrose‚ Parkmore‚ Riepen Park and Sandhurst. F
Challenges facing DA where Cyril Ramaphosa resides
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
Hurlingham‚ Hyde Park‚ Illovo‚ Melrose‚ Parkmore‚ Riepen Park and Sandhurst. Former presidents Kgalema Motlanthe and Thabo Mbeki also reside in a DA-controlled ward in Killarney‚ Johannesburg. The municipality of Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal‚ in... Read more
23d
Mail & Guardian
Black capitalists behave like, if not worse than, their white counterparts - Gigabaas well as impoverishment became the order of the day. Accordingly, in his fam
Black capitalists behave like, if not worse than, their white counterparts - Gigaba
Mail & Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
as well as impoverishment became the order of the day. Accordingly, in his famous 1978 article, “The Historic Injustice”, Thabo Mbeki argued that: “We see therefore that the methods and practices of primitive accumulation which represented a... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Global Strategy Imperative to Tackle Economic Crime, Says AmaechiUnion and Economic Commission for Africa conference that held in Abuja back in
Global Strategy Imperative to Tackle Economic Crime, Says Amaechi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Union and Economic Commission for Africa conference that held in Abuja back in 2014, the former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki stated that Africa loses between $50 billion to $60 billion annually as a result of Illicit Financial Flows... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Crime Is a Global Problem, Says AmaechiUnion and Economic Commission for Africa conference that held in Abuja back in
Economic Crime Is a Global Problem, Says Amaechi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Union and Economic Commission for Africa conference that held in Abuja back in 2014, the former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, stated that Africa loses between $50 billion to $60 billion annually as a result of Illicit Financial Flows... Read more
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25d
AllAfrica.com
Global Collaboration Only Solution to Economic Crime - AmaechiUnion and Economic Commission for Africa conference that held in Abuja back in
Global Collaboration Only Solution to Economic Crime - Amaechi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Union and Economic Commission for Africa conference that held in Abuja back in 2014, the former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki stated that Africa loses between $50 billion to $60 billion annually as a result of Illicit Financial Flows... Read more
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25d
AllAfrica.com
Hopes of Peace Dashed As Latest Negotiations Collapsethat includes the SPLM-N, endorsed an African Union-brokered roadmap agreement.
Hopes of Peace Dashed As Latest Negotiations Collapse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
that includes the SPLM-N, endorsed an African Union-brokered roadmap agreement. The roadmap, according to AU Chief Mediator Thabo Mbeki, sets procedures for a future political settlement between the government and opposition forces. Sudan Call... Read more
25d
New Zimbabwe
Hot Seat: Kagoro on NTA, Zim's futureas did the first NTA proposal which morphed into the GNU. Now although it was f
Hot Seat: Kagoro on NTA, Zim's future
New Zimbabwe / Posted 25 days ago
as did the first NTA proposal which morphed into the GNU. Now although it was facilitated by former South African President Thabo Mbeki, it was not Mbeki’s decision or idea. It was the decision of the critical political actors at the time. And so it... Read more
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