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Eye Witness News
SA, where The President is not The Leader toosensibilities, I couldn’t quite understand what he had that other leaders didn’
SA, where The President is not The Leader too
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
sensibilities, I couldn’t quite understand what he had that other leaders didn’t. (Bear in mind, we’re talking 2005 here; Thabo Mbeki ruled the roost in those days.) The answers, when they came, didn’t make much sense to me. Perhaps I was too... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
A Nation Dividedon what is truly happening at the top levels of government, but I look at the l
A Nation Divided
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
on what is truly happening at the top levels of government, but I look at the legacy left by people like Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki and see it being tainted by the current political climate. Thabo Mbeki may have made some controversial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Universal Healthcare Is Smart Economicsdollars. In Africa alone, the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, chai
Universal Healthcare Is Smart Economics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
dollars. In Africa alone, the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, chaired by former South African President Thabo Mbeki, estimates that as much as 50 billion dollars in illicit funds is being illegally diverted per year. That is... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa, where The President is not The Leader toosensibilities, I couldn’t quite understand what he had that other leaders didn’
South Africa, where The President is not The Leader too
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 hours ago
sensibilities, I couldn’t quite understand what he had that other leaders didn’t. (Bear in mind, we’re talking 2005 here; Thabo Mbeki ruled the roost in those days.) The answers, when they came, didn’t make much sense to me. Perhaps I was too... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA objects to ANC taking credit for turning around HIV/Aids policysaid just as the ANC was not doing anything about President Jacob Zuma, it had
DA objects to ANC taking credit for turning around HIV/Aids policy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
said just as the ANC was not doing anything about President Jacob Zuma, it had "sat on its hands" when then president Thabo Mbeki resisted the provision of ARVs to HIV-positive people. He said the Mbeki administration's decision led to deaths... Read more
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Eye Witness News
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africathe ‘Zuma spy tapes’ that suggested a political motive when the charges were la
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
the ‘Zuma spy tapes’ that suggested a political motive when the charges were laid. How Zuma, who was then challenging Thabo Mbeki for the leadership of the ANC, obtained the wire-taps has never been revealed. The Pretoria High Court on 29... Read more
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Reuters
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africathe ‘Zuma spy tapes’ -- that suggested a political motive when the charges were
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africa
Reuters / Posted 22 hours ago
the ‘Zuma spy tapes’ -- that suggested a political motive when the charges were laid. How Zuma, who was then challenging Thabo Mbeki for the leadership of the ANC, obtained the wire-taps has never been revealed. The Pretoria High Court on April... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africathe ‘Zuma spy tapes’ - that suggested a political motive when the charges were
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
the ‘Zuma spy tapes’ - that suggested a political motive when the charges were laid. How Zuma, who was then challenging Thabo Mbeki for the leadership of the ANC, obtained the wire-taps has never been revealed. The Pretoria High Court on April... Read more
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The Star
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africathe ‘Zuma spy tapes’ -- that suggested a political motive when the charges were
How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africa
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
the ‘Zuma spy tapes’ -- that suggested a political motive when the charges were laid. How Zuma, who was then challenging Thabo Mbeki for the leadership of the ANC, obtained the wire-taps has never been revealed. The Pretoria High Court on April... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA challenges NPA boss to prove he is not Zuma's 'lackey'Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
DA challenges NPA boss to prove he is not Zuma's 'lackey'
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Bheki’s Ordinary People: On Julius Malema and the EFFWe really need people like him. The country needs brave leadership currently, w
Bheki’s Ordinary People: On Julius Malema and the EFF
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
We really need people like him. The country needs brave leadership currently, which has been lacking since former president Thabo Mbeki descended the presidency chair. Malema and the EFF are a breath of fresh air.” Christina Ruzive, 48,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Qwabe's Tipping Point: What WE and YOU really meanfor less than three pieces of silver. Profuse reluctance to reconfigure the st
Qwabe's Tipping Point: What WE and YOU really mean
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
for less than three pieces of silver. Profuse reluctance to reconfigure the structure of the South African economy and the Thabo Mbeki-led de-industrialisation policies consistent with the fundamental tenets of the IMF-World Bank Structural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Diplomat Says South Africa Sabotaged Democracy Transitionof State for African Affairs (2001-2003) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Stat
U.S. Diplomat Says South Africa Sabotaged Democracy Transition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of State for African Affairs (2001-2003) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (2000-2001). Thabo Mbeki who was SA president during the time Bellamy is referring to still insists that Pretoria's policy towards... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA sabotaged Zim change in 2002, US envoyof State for African Affairs (2001–2003) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Stat
SA sabotaged Zim change in 2002, US envoy
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
of State for African Affairs (2001–2003) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (2000–2001). Thabo Mbeki who was SA president during the time Bellamy is referring to still insists that Pretoria’s policy towards... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC urged to convene consultative conferencechairman; Alec Erwin, a former trade and industry minister; and Essop Pahad who
ANC urged to convene consultative conference
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
chairman; Alec Erwin, a former trade and industry minister; and Essop Pahad who served as minister in the presidency under Thabo Mbeki. The group also include former ambassadors such as Yusuf Saloojee, George Nene, Antony Mongola and Ismail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 30 April 2016gathering judical storm. This, after the Pretoria High Court ruled to resume 7
African Press Review 30 April 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
gathering judical storm. This, after the Pretoria High Court ruled to resume 783 criminal charges filed against him during Thabo Mbeki's time in office. M&G says Zuma was indicted in 2007 on multi-counts of fraud, corruption and racketeering, but... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Call for ANC conference to discuss divisions within party2016 by constituted by the Albert Luthuli Foundation‚ the OR and Adelaide Tambo
Call for ANC conference to discuss divisions within party
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
2016 by constituted by the Albert Luthuli Foundation‚ the OR and Adelaide Tambo Foundation‚ the Sobukwe Foundation‚ the Thabo Mbeki Foundation‚ the Tutu and Leah Foundation‚ the Helen Suzman Foundation‚ the FW de Klerk Foundation and the Umlambo... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another lesson from a minnow in world rugbydon’t even watch some of the codes row in and we all feel bad. Remember when, i
Another lesson from a minnow in world rugby
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
don’t even watch some of the codes row in and we all feel bad. Remember when, in 2007, we had a similar explosion and then Thabo Mbeki, God bless him, told the Springbok team it was just politics and they should go and win the World Cup? They did... Read more
5d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma: After 13 years, Downer is vindicatedNgcuka and former Scorpions boss Leonard McCarthy speculating on the timing of
Zuma: After 13 years, Downer is vindicated
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Ngcuka and former Scorpions boss Leonard McCarthy speculating on the timing of Zuma’s charges to benefit former president Thabo Mbeki at the ANC’s Polokwane conference. READ: Former NPA head Mpshe 'respects' Zuma ruling Ledwaba had harsh words... Read more
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iol.co.za
More questions than answersby two years of public hearings in Pretoria, involving 54 witnesses, including
More questions than answers
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
by two years of public hearings in Pretoria, involving 54 witnesses, including admirals, generals, former president Thabo Mbeki, former ministers, government officials, manufacturers and critics. The critics The report is quite kind to the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former NPA head Mpshe 'respects' Zuma rulingNicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
Former NPA head Mpshe 'respects' Zuma ruling
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EFF, IFP welcome high court decision on ZumaNicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
EFF, IFP welcome high court decision on Zuma
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NPA can decide not to prosecute Zuma again, says expertNicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
NPA can decide not to prosecute Zuma again, says expert
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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5d
Chicago Tribune
South African court rules Zuma must face corruption chargesindicated the chief prosecutor was using the case against Zuma to frustrate his
South African court rules Zuma must face corruption charges
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
indicated the chief prosecutor was using the case against Zuma to frustrate his efforts to win control of the ANC from Thabo Mbeki. Zuma, who was elected ANC president in 2007, became president of South Africa in May 2009 and won a second and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NPA studying Spy Tapes judgmentNicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
NPA studying Spy Tapes judgment
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal, and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Role of Re-Engagementbackdrop to the current re-engagement process has been the facilitation exercis
The Role of Re-Engagement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
backdrop to the current re-engagement process has been the facilitation exercise in which former South African president Thabo Mbeki, with the blessing of ex-US president George Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who visited Pretoria in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
South Africa’s Zuma should face corruption charges over arms deal: court2009 on the grounds that there had been political interference by bureaucratic
South Africa’s Zuma should face corruption charges over arms deal: court
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
2009 on the grounds that there had been political interference by bureaucratic allies of Mr. Zuma’s rival, former president Thabo Mbeki. The decision to drop the charges was sharply criticized on Friday in a unanimous decision by the High Court in... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SpyTapes: Mpshe acted under pressurethe case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped p
#SpyTapes: Mpshe acted under pressure
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
the case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped phone calls between senior officials in the Thabo Mbeki administration – suggested they manipulated the timing of Zuma’s indictment on fraud, corruption and racketeering... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hotstix and the power of SA musicto achieve as much musically. “Then I remembered academically there was still
Hotstix and the power of SA music
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
to achieve as much musically. “Then I remembered academically there was still a lot to do. I deferred, as they say, as Thabo Mbeki would have said: A dream was deferred. Mine was deferred much earlier but I resumed at 60 and I just wanted to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Spy tapes judgment doesn't mean Zuma is guilty ANCNicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
Spy tapes judgment doesn't mean Zuma is guilty ANC
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal, and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC branches join anti Zuma march in Bloemfonteinreferring to the ANC’s elective conference in Polokwane in December 2007, where
ANC branches join anti Zuma march in Bloemfontein
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
referring to the ANC’s elective conference in Polokwane in December 2007, where Zuma was elected party president, defeating Thabo Mbeki. Mokoenanyana said she was an ANC regional working committee member and a former chairperson of the party’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SpyTape: ‘Reinstate charges against Zuma’the case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes - recordings of tapped p
#SpyTape: ‘Reinstate charges against Zuma’
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
the case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes - recordings of tapped phone calls between senior officials in the Thabo Mbeki administration - suggested they manipulated the timing of Zuma's indictment on fraud, corruption and racketeering... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma Faces Return Bout in Battle Over Corruption Chargesyears after taking office, President Jacob Zuma again faces a court battle over
Zuma Faces Return Bout in Battle Over Corruption Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
years after taking office, President Jacob Zuma again faces a court battle over corruption charges first investigated while Thabo Mbeki was president. A South African court ruled on Friday that a decision to drop 783 corruption charges against... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma should face criminal charges, court saysNicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspirac
Zuma should face criminal charges, court says
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the Supreme Court of Appeal, and overturned. Zuma subsequently... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Spytapes case: Court rules that Zuma charges be reviewedthe case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped p
#Spytapes case: Court rules that Zuma charges be reviewed
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
the case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped phone calls between senior officials in the Thabo Mbeki administration – suggested they manipulated the timing of Zuma’s indictment on fraud, corruption and racketeering... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
NPA's decision to drop Zuma charges 'irrational', set asideJacob Zuma on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped pho
NPA's decision to drop Zuma charges 'irrational', set aside
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Jacob Zuma on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped phone calls between senior officials in the Thabo Mbeki administration – suggested they manipulated the timing of Zuma’s indictment for fraud, corruption and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Spy tapes: Zuma avoids his day in court for 15 yearsconvicted on charges including bribing Zuma. The NPA, under a new head, announc
Spy tapes: Zuma avoids his day in court for 15 years
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
convicted on charges including bribing Zuma. The NPA, under a new head, announces that Zuma will be prosecuted; President Thabo Mbeki fires Zuma as his deputy. 2006The Zuma case is thrown out of court because prosecutors are not ready to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Embodies African Fighting Spiritand undermines the rule of law. The High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flow
President Embodies African Fighting Spirit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and undermines the rule of law. The High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows includes former South African President Thabo Mbeki, Ambassador Olusegun Apata, Chairman of the Coca Cola bottler in Nigeria, Barrister Akere Muna President of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Long awaited spy tapes judgment expecteddismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influ
Long awaited spy tapes judgment expected
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president, Thabo Mbeki, and others. Nicholson's decision was taken to the SCA, and overturned. Zuma subsequently appealed this at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Continent Needs the Space to Learn On Its Own TermsEthiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in conjunction other African leaders such
Continent Needs the Space to Learn On Its Own Terms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in conjunction other African leaders such as former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Thabo Mbeki. It has been held annually since and the topic of this year's edition was 'Africa in the global security... Read more
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iol.co.za
High court to rule on Zuma #spytapes casethe case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes — recordings of tapped p
High court to rule on Zuma #spytapes case
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
the case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes — recordings of tapped phone calls between senior officials in the Thabo Mbeki administration — suggested they manipulated the timing of Zuma’s indictment for fraud, corruption and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Judgment in spy tapes case against Zuma due on Fridaythe case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped p
Judgment in spy tapes case against Zuma due on Friday
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
the case out on the basis that the so-called spy tapes – recordings of tapped phone calls between senior officials in the Thabo Mbeki administration – suggested they manipulated the timing of Zuma’s indictment for fraud, corruption and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma graft charges ruling expected on Fridayor after the ANC's elective conference in Polokwane in December 2007. At the P
Zuma graft charges ruling expected on Friday
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
or after the ANC's elective conference in Polokwane in December 2007. At the Polokwane conference, Zuma defeated President Thabo Mbeki to become ANC leader. He was sworn in as president of the country in May 2009, shortly after the charges against... Read more
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iol.co.za
Arms deal inquiry was no whitewashis what's expected from an African government, but the Seriti Commission's clea
Arms deal inquiry was no whitewash
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
is what's expected from an African government, but the Seriti Commission's clean bill of health was all above board, writes Thabo Mbeki. Johannesburg - A few days ago, President Zuma released the report of the judicial “commission of inquiry into... Read more
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Daily Maverick
I will not stay silent any morethat’s not where it starts and ends. Those making these statements now are the
I will not stay silent any more
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
that’s not where it starts and ends. Those making these statements now are the very same people that recalled President Thabo Mbeki. They expelled Julius Malema. They purged Willie Madisha as the then President of Cosatu. Now the remnants of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: ANC Youth League, Maine edition - Fake young fake revolutionaries in fake rageexistence served as a home for John Dube, Pixley ka Isaka Seme, Sol Plaatje, J.
TRAINSPOTTER: ANC Youth League, Maine edition - Fake young fake revolutionaries in fake rage
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
existence served as a home for John Dube, Pixley ka Isaka Seme, Sol Plaatje, J.T. Gumede, Oliver Thambo, Govan Mbeki, Thabo Mbeki, Joel Netshitenzhe Chris Hani, Joe Slovo and Nelson Freaking Mandela has produced—Collen Maine! It’s almost as if... Read more
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iol.co.za
The day SA marks its freedomyour discipline, your single-minded purposefulness have become a legend through
The day SA marks its freedom
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
your discipline, your single-minded purposefulness have become a legend throughout the world.” In 2008, his successor, Thabo Mbeki, delivering his last speech as president, said: “The brutalities of the past are testimonies that our freedom was... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
'Zuma used to be a great leader'that he has made mistakes and to stand down and commit to support his successor
'Zuma used to be a great leader'
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 days ago
that he has made mistakes and to stand down and commit to support his successor, as a disciplined ANC cadre. This is what Thabo Mbeki did when he was asked to step down. He made a wonderful commitment to being a loyal ANC member. “That’s what I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Director of Darfur Peace Bureau - All Institutions That Did Not Complete Their Mandates Would Continuesign the Road Map as prepared by the African Union High level Implementation Pa
Director of Darfur Peace Bureau - All Institutions That Did Not Complete Their Mandates Would Continue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
sign the Road Map as prepared by the African Union High level Implementation Panel led by former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, showed the rebels have opted for war in place of peace. He cited statement of a rebel leader who claimed that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#FreedomDay: ‘The bitter fight for freedom wasn't in vain’the liberation struggle, including the Companion of the Order of Luthuli in Bro
#FreedomDay: ‘The bitter fight for freedom wasn't in vain’
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
the liberation struggle, including the Companion of the Order of Luthuli in Bronze, which he received from former President Thabo Mbeki in 2007. Leila Issel’s father, Johnny, was instrumental in the founding of the United Democratic Front. When... Read more
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