Former President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Nelson Mandela Jacob Zuma Epainette Mbeki Chris Hani South African Julius Malema Govan Mbeki President Thabo Mbeki Kgalema Motlanthe South Africans Steve Biko Oliver Tambo Eastern Cape
Thabo Mbeki's chief of security was shot 3 times in the head a day before Mbeki was recalled but it wasn't documented anywhere, why though?
Google doesn't understand the name of the former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki. You judge it .
Thabo and Kgalema were quietly elbowed out in the ANC. What happens when someone won't go quietly? Grace happens.
I would love to meet him, khawenze Zee"Thabo Mbeki. We're related. "Mention one politician you know?
"Ramaphosa condones the shameful disrespect and insults hurled by a young person like Malema at his elder, Thabo Mbeki,"
Seriously considering doing one or two courses from the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) school...
Former President Thabo Mbeki and wife honor celebrations in Lusaka
Thabo Mbeki was never at Roben Island. There is quite a few of them who were never caught cause of Exile!
is also Thabo Mbeki...its been years
Lol Thabo Mbeki said President Sata sent him an invite in April & said "now you can't say it came late".
Was Thabo Mbeki's speech supposed to be flattering towards Zambia? Drug dealing protocol officers & all...
Former President Thabo Mbeki set to address Delegates at the National Youth Summit held in | 04-05 Dec 2014
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki and former exile resident in Zambia speaking at the banquet dinner
'Those who oppressed us described us as the Dark Continent!'--Thabo Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki to attend Zim diamond conference
Thabo Mbeki deserves another chance. We were going in the right economical direction with him.
the Thabo Mbeki govt knew how to whip it into shape
""South Africa belongs to everyone who lives in it. Black and White." - ex South African President, Thabo Mbeki."
"Gloom and despondency have never defeated adversity. Trying times need courage and resilience" Thabo Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki's policies created a Black Middle Class,its not his fault or ANC's gov's fault that middle class struggles, Legacy of Apartheid
but even Thabo Mbeki did assault Winnie Mandela in public nd he was a president then.
Yesterday we asked if Skeem Sam can be a better replacement of Generations. 50% thought it was better than Generations, 45% thought it was not when only 5% thought they both are informative in their own way. Today we are asking a deeper question: Is Skeem Sam not receiving viewership because of the main medium of instruction [Sepedi] used? Mmameshi Mahlogonolo said "Well Skeem Saam story line is quite good. Well many people don't like it simply because of medium language used, which to me shows there's still "racial discrimination" [tribal differences] amongst black people but we are not really aware of that. For instance, a couple of Zulu speaking people that I am close to are saying "Skeem Saam is useless" but when I ask if they'd watched the answer is always "aah mfwethu iya bonakala lento ukuthi iya bora so I don't wanna waste ma time" Reflecting on Former President Thabo Mbeki's lecture on Tribalism in South Africa, a deeper question we would ask is "Are we still having tribal differences?"
Currently reading: "Celebrating ANC President Oliver Reginald (OR Tambo)"- Thabo Mbeki, a lecture by Mbeki as part of the ANC Centenary
Thabo Mbeki didn't care much about the poor but our economy was far more effective. The rand wasn't this weak. You can tag me.
remebering when mbalula and malema and KZN were insulting the Former President Thabo Mbeki in favour of Zuma,on records
I can only imagine what kind of conversations Moeletsi and Thabo Mbeki have. I would love to be a fly on the wall.
My Selfie with the President: took one with Former Pres Thabo Mbeki last week... . My LIFE IS COMPLETE
So Former President Thabo Mbeki wanted to appoint Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi as Deputy President. .
Anyway, I had a dream I was in a meeting with Thabo Mbeki. We talked sports cars and beautiful women. Not quite what I imagined but hey. . .
" You can succeed in manipulating Public Opinion for sometime, but people will revolt at some point"Thabo Mbeki
Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela and Thabo Mbeki visited Brenda Fassie in her death bed, wena whose gonna visit you? Be great!
dude must just takeover as the Roma coach, he's been playing since Thabo Mbeki was a president
There's an argument that had Thabo Mbeki been more personable and not as autocratic and aloof, the ANC wouldn't have needed to recall him.
Watching Thabo Mbeki get mobbed like a film star as young people eagerly pose for photos with him at Constitution Hill.
6) Dr. Judy Dlamini vs Herman Mashaba on 'the State's role in the economy'. 7) Graca Machel vs Thabo Mbeki on 'what is leadership?'
Can Kenneth Kaunda and Thabo Mbeki tell us what is to be done when Afrikans point fingers at each other instead of building Afrika.
Former President Thabo Mbeki. "Together, we decided that in the search for a solution to our problems, nobody should be demonised or excluded. We agree that everybody should become part of the solution, whatever they might have done or represented in the past. This related both to negotiating the future of our country and working to build the new South Africa we all had negotiated
I'm an African not only because I'm black bt I love Africa like General Gaddafi did I bekieve in Africa like Thabo Mbeki. I know Africa could be better place like Marcus Garvey did I believe to fight for Africa if I have to like Chris Hani , I call Africans my people like Steve Biko, I knw in Africa minority is killing majority like an african born my hero Che Guavera I my not be dark toned skin bt I'm black and I'm an african by birth and I got virus called Afrinism within me yes I love Malcom X,Martin Luther King ,2pac bt got no love for Obama beacuse he is black sheep to black nations all over the world oh yes I believe in Rev Jessie Jackson
The code that was said by Former President Thabo Mbeki in June 2008 (" Masses are knocking at the gate and minority Black and white middle class are having the key and keep on refusing to open, it will a time where the masses get aggregated and break the gate") just crosed my mind and brought in my attention why we need Team Ronald Ozzy Lamola to lead young people of country in other not to experienced that.
Aging Thabo Mbeki"Safa AGM done;well done leadership for bringing all former Presidents under one roof.
Dr. Khumalo once sprayed champagne all over then deputy President Thabo Mbeki after Bafana Bafana won against Congo? . GAWDLY
ANC and thabo mbeki is responsibl for power crisis,they opted for arm deal instead of power
Relaxing at home, reading "Thabo Mbeki and the battle for the soul of the ANC" written by William Mervin Gumede, whilst waiting to watch Bafana-Bafana !!!
We must stop blaming the past for all the wrongs but put our hands together to create a better future for our children. -FW De Klerk. Thabo Mbeki, FW De Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Kgalema Motlanthe were all honoured by SAFA for their role they played in South African football. But the question remains, why Jacob Zuma was not honoured? Molweni mzontsundu!
...at the start of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation & Youth Camp
24th SAFA Annual Conference Part 2 Former presidents Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe and FW de Klerk are in atte...
The way I'm so envious of for the selfie with Former Pres. Thabo Mbeki...
Two of my Favourite South Africans of al times!!!and Prez Thabo Mbeki!! I Love these 2
A morning well spent met Former President Thabo Mbeki he said I did a great job as MC 😊he reminds me…
Oom Thabo Mbeki was correct. Poverty causes AIDS. If that kid didn't have to eat a bat, then there wudnt b Ebola!
Saw how the Project Manager listed Thabo Mbeki as an example of a role model and not Zuma on Zululand.
It was my privilege with to honor Former President Thabo Mbeki. A great African, Thankyou for your role.
The greatest South African President of all times for me is Thabo Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki is still the president, that other thing is just an acting president.
Former SA presidents Thabo Mbeki, Motlanthe, De Klerk on the podium
Former Pres. Thabo Mbeki reiterates former pres. de Klerk that people of SA should be thanked for success of 2010 World Cup
OBJ 'launched' Mbeki's diplomatic career when Thabo came to head ANC's new 'embassy' in Lagos.
LIVE DSTV 405| |Third president to be honored is Mr Thabo Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki also must congratulate people of SA and leadership of football. Vision to host FIFA World Cup.
Pres. Thabo Mbeki smiles at Minister Mbaks. He must have forgiven for that letter he wrote
Everytime I see His Excellency President Thabo Mbeki. I get my spirit revived and inspired that One day, I will lead this Great Nation!
Watch SABC Channel 404 your President Thabo Mbeki will give an acceptance speech..
In politics no permanent friends and permanent enemies I listen to Mr Mbalula call ex Pres T Mbeki as cde. Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki with smile
I see thee great leaders at cde Vavi & former presidents of SA Kgalema Motlanthe & Thabo Mbeki
welcoming Former Pres F.W de Klerk, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Montlante. we are honored...
The first time I've seen a pic like this of Former President Thabo Mbeki. I dig it. (via
The outbreak of Ebola in Africa highlighted the need for improved health care on the continent, Former President Thabo Mbeki
Africa was a rising continent and South Africa should become part of that rising, Former President Thabo Mbeki said on Thursday
Former SA President, Thabo Mbeki says the outbreak of ebola in Africa has highlighted the need for improved health care in the continent.
Former President Thabo Mbeki says the Marikana killings have given insight into the living conditions of miners:
he is the man that inspires me a lot, we miss his leadership capabilities.# ex-President Thabo Mbeki on stage
Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, gives his support for the Global Watch initiative.
Fikile Mbalula thinks some of us have forgotten about that insulting letter he wrote to Thabo Mbeki. Bloody hypocrite!!
Lungani Mfeka nominated me. I wont be generous with the narratives though... :) 1. Animal Farm by George Orwell : an allegorical and dystopinian novel about justice and power relations. 2. Mere Christianity by CS Lewis : a theological book that has shaped my thinking. 3. Steps to Christ by Ellen G White : an evangelistic book which was first published in 1898 and has since been translated in more than 100 languages. 4. The Spy's Wife by Reginald Hill : a very good read. 5. Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred by Mark Gevisser : a story about home and exile. 6. On The Pulse of The Morning by Maya Angelou : a poem she read at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton. 7. Maru by Bessie Head : a sad story about a Masarwa orphan in Botswana. 8. Emhlabeni nezinye Izindaba by STZ Khwela and Otty Nxumalo : a good Zulu read. 9. Nice Girls Don't Get a Corner Office by Dr Lois Frankel : some sad reality about office and gender, I always have one of my bosses (tagged here) when I read this book. :) 10. Jock of the Bushv ...
The University of South Africa - has launched a library at its Pretoria campus - in honour of Former President Thabo Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki ,please come back and help out Sir..The African National Congress is in desperate need of your wisdom right now.
very few speeches rival this. "I am an African" by Thabo Mbeki, South African President.:
What did Thabo Mbeki done when he was in power to honour Professor Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe?
The government of Thabo Mbeki and Trevor Manuel blessed Barclays's move to secure a controlling stake in South African bank Absa!
Let me rather attempt an even with Thabo Mbeki and get disappointed than with Baleka Mbete and get disappointed.
Oliver Tambo speaks.compiled by Adelaide Tambo. Foreword by the late Nelson Mandela. Intro by Thabo Mbeki. Cela ning'thengele lencwadi
No one worked harder than Malema when Zuma faced his tribulations against then President Thabo Mbeki and the now disbanded…
Thabo Mbeki was recalled for interfering with the NPA. President Zuma has massive scandals: Nkadlagate, Gupt…
Former President Thabo Mbeki has said that South Africans need to boycott Israeli-sourced products to help with the Palestinian people's dire situation.
South Africa's former President, Thabo Mbeki's speech poem of, "I am an African." Filmed in HD, this is the full, extended version of his video speech poem b...
Cde president on da SADC summit...forward with radical economic revolution of da SACD n da continent at large. (cde presdnt Thabo Mbeki)"i am an African"
A New Approach to the National Dialogue in Sudan that will Stop the Wars, Address the Humanitarian Crisis and Lead to Democratic Transformation Presented by Yasir Arman to Sudanese and Non-Sudanese Activists and to a Chatham House Roundtable on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 In one of his brilliant messages to Field Marshall Jafar Numeri, the late Dr. John Garang de Mabior in 1984 proposed a national constitutional conference as a mechanism to settle the issues of the civil war and to address the historical question of how Sudan is to be governed, before who governs it. It is known that Sudan is a country of historical and contemporary diversity that truly represents the diversity of the African continent. It is well established today, that Sudan needs a new national project and social contract, based on equal citizenship, democracy and social justice and one that will take Sudan into a new social, political and economic dispensation. This issue has been raised on different occasions and it is more import ...
Bab' Thabo Mbeki is still the man for me.
Remember when Thabo Mbeki was president and the only corruption was one trip to Singapore?
Number 3 has to be Thabo Mbeki, his "I am an African" speech moved us, then he made one comment on HIV, we were like
"Who is the best leader between, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma? if I have to choose, neither!
"Posing at pre-performance lunch with President Thabo Mbeki.
a prophesy was made for the people beyond the rivers of the nile(africa) by Zephaniah,thabo mbeki said the new millenium belongs to africa.
Had a meeting with President Thabo Mbeki about the inclusion of the youth in the national dialogue in
Former President Thabo Mbeki has called for a mass mobilisation to boycott goods. More here -
let the spirit of Thabo Mbeki live on
South Africa's ex-President Thabo Mbeki calls for of Israeli goods to show solidarity with Palestinians.
True that!! Thabo Mbeki did, guess what happened to him next??
The last time I watched Generations, Thabo Mbeki was our president
My wish is to meet Thabo Mbeki. But he is kinda intimidating. Everything I would say would come out sounding dumb.
Even if I don't have anything this place will give me everything , Thabo Mbeki
Tonight Ill make time to read a Political Report by Cde Thabo Mbeki
isnt Thabo Mbeki in the original, and others with mandela and the queen?
I am proud that I have lived in the times of the Great African Champion of Excellence - Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki...
.defies demands to boycott Israeli products. Fake-leftists are enraged.
making up false headlines again -.Where in BBC report does Thabo Mbeko disagree with WW boycott?
I'm sure Thabo Mbeki would have come up with something different by now. This is not working.
At some stage I was brainwashed and believe that Thabo Mbeki was conspiring and architecting the downfall of...
The budget for the SA Presidency soared from R257m in 2007, under Thabo Mbeki to R1.3bn in 2014 under Jacob Zuma
It's gladdens to learn of thabo Mbeki's foundation offer of being a partner to sokoto state as disclosed by distinguish P…
Frederick De Klerk - BA LLB Nelson Mandela - BA LLB Thabo Mbeki - BComm & Master's Kgalema Motlanthe - Matric ( Standard 10) Jacob Zuma - informal Standard 3 Really? Are we serious? You send that person to India to sign trade documents yet he cant understand the meaning of "domicillum citandi"? One day we will wake up and find documents for recolonization has been signed and sealed, water tight
Thabo Mbeki grew up in a broken family, dad never home, mom super yet him n Moeletsi are highly educated...if u want something u get it.
you know comrades anger has never solved anything, conferences come and go leaders come and go but the ANC remains, it is very important that after conferences we put our differences aside and become united in taking the organisation foward, it pains me to see some comrades still being bitter after conferences but then no one will lead forever even the great son of the soil Nelson Mandela passed the baton to Thabo Mbeki, then wena who are you thinking that ul lead forever?
Are u aware that Nelson Mandela was born in July , and we have Mandela day , Thabo Mbeki was born in June , and...
Are you aware that Nelson Mandela was born on Jully and we have mandela day, Thabo Mbeki was born on June and we have Youth day and quess whatt. your president was bon on April, so we have April fool.
Blacks here is a simple test you can do at home to quantify just how mentally enslaved you are. If you agree with any of the following you are totally mentally enslaved: * You believe South Afrika belongs to all who live it * You believe in the idea of South Afrka being a Rainbow Nation * You consider Mandela to be an Icon and Hero of the Struggle. A True Liberator * You consider the ANC to be Heroic Liberation Movement * You consider Thabo Mbeki to be a Hero and Giant of Afrika * You do NOT have any sense of ownership of your Stolen Land and Vast Mineral Wealth. Instead you actually see all the White Settler Thieves that currently own our land and mineral resources as the rightful owners. * You think Blacks that want the Land the Land and Mineral Wealth back are lazy. And want everything for free instead of working for it all. * You think Blacks that want our stolen land and mineral resources returned want to Ruin "Our" Economy. * You think you own the car and house you live in for which you are heavily ...
I was never Oliver Thambo,Chris Hani,Thabo Mbeki,Jacob Zuma follower,l am ANC! 4! Life!,till death do us apart,Nelson Mandela was special.
African National Congress (ANC) officials; Thabo Mbeki and Aziz Pahad also attended the meeting.The meeting was said to be a success and
Ekiti APC Upset : Between Macro and Micro Development with comparisons between South Africa's Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma see post and thread two contrastive comments on the South African comparison : 1. Ayo Arannilewa Kay Lord wrote.A peculiar case is that of former President of South Africa, Dr Thambo Mbeki and the incumbent President, Jacob Zuma. Thambo Mbeki emerged as the South African President and leader of ANC based on the popular appeal of the great son of Africa, Dr Nelson Mandela in whose government he was the Vice President. Mbeki was a UI and Oxford University trained Economist. He is urbane, sophisticated and well travelled. He belongs to that group within the ANC which South Africans termed elitist. As a President, he did well. He grew the South African economy to be the foremost in Africa. The white elites, especially those that drive the economy of South Africa can relate to him. Also, few within the black community that are highly educated can also relate to Mbeki. In fact, they made u .. ...
Jacob Zuma needs to act decisively, but that could mean he will share Thabo Mbeki's fate, writes
Lindiwe Sisulu is a very angry woman, ask former pres Thabo Mbeki & others within the ANC,she sho…
Julius Malema meets with Nelson Mandela. He asks him"Mr President, how did you run such an efficient government? Are there any tips you can give to me? "Well," says Mandela:the most important thing is to surround yourself with intelligent people. Malema frowns. "But how do I know the people around me are really intelligent?" Mandela takes a sip of tea. "Oh my boy that's easy. You just ask them to answer an intelligence riddle." Mandela pushes a button on his intercom. "Please send Thabo Mbeki in here, would you?" Thabo Mbeki walks into the room. Thabo mbeki "Yes, my President?" Mandela smiles. "Answer me this please Thabo. Your mother and Father have a child. It is not your brother and it is not your sister. Who is it?"Without pausing for a moment, Thabo Mbeki answers: "That would be me my president." "Yes! Very good," says Mandela Back in Luthuli House Malema asks to speak with ANC President Zuma. "Answer this for me. Your mother and your Father have a child. It's not your brother and it's not your siste ...
Thabo Mbeki in New York, at the 59th Session of the United Nations General Assembly 22 September 2004 - "As an...
BH EVERYDAY - the Tupac Shakur/Eddie Levert/Kappa Kamp edition Love, Laugh, Donate Life - N.A.M. Denmark Vesey led his famous slave rebellion in Charleston, SC, on this date in 1822. The Supreme Court decided, on this date in 1969, that the House of Representatives had violated the constitution when it suspended Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. from his congressional seat. The "subway vigilante," Bernard Goetz, viewed by many as racist, was acquitted of attempted murder charges, on this date in 1987, for his shooting of four Black youths on a New York subway. Thabo Mbeki, in a landslide victory, was elected to succeed South Africa's first Black president, Nelson Mandela. Mbeki, who had been Deputy President of South Africa and leader of the African National Congress, assumed the duties of president on this date in 1999. BIRTHDAYS Tupac Shakur - Rap Legend Eddie Levert - R&B Legend Lamont Dozier - R&B Legend Darryl Griffith - NBA Legend
Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki is an Afrikan politician, activist and former President of South Afrika. Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki was born on June 18, 1942 in Mbewuleni, Cape Province, Union of South Africa. He is one of four children of Epainette and Govan Mbeki. People like to identify Thabo Mbeki as an independent and original thinker, but one who remains close to the more visible leadership. His profile as a policy shaper and mediator in the anti-apartheid movement has been built up over a lifetime of involvement. He was born in Idutywa, Transkei, where both his parents were teachers and activists. His father, Govan, was a leading figure in ANC (African National Congress) activities in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. A young Mbeki joined the ANC Youth League at 14 and quickly became active in student politics. When his schooling at Lovedale Academy was interrupted by a strike in 1959, he completed his studies at home. Then he moved to Johannesburg, coming under the guidance of Walter Sisulu and Duma Nokwe. It was ...
AY 16 JUNE 2014 Sudanese military offensive prevents Mbeki’s visit to SPLM-N areas: Arman June 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The ongoing military offensive led by the Sudanese government army prevented the head of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) from conducting a visit to the rebel areas in South Kordofan, Blue Nile states, and Darfur region, said SPLM-N top negotiator Yasir Arman. UNOCHA in its weekly bulletin of 8 June said the AUHIP head and chief mediator Thabo Mbeki was expected to visit the southern parts of Blue Nile State and the refugee camps in South Sudan between 13 and 14 June to *** possibilities for delivering humanitarian aid to civilians in SPLM-N controlled areas. “The NCP government sabotaged this visit which was proposed by the SPLM/N delegation at the last round of talks,” said Arman when reached by Sudan Tribune on Sunday. “The visit was supposed to inject new momentum in the peace process but Khartoum is interested in war despite their failures to achieve .. ...
Some time in the late 1970s, President Thabo Mbeki was either in Tanzania or Lusaka. He received a visit from one of the leaders of uMkhonto weSizwe, whose name now eludes me. This man was complaining to TM, saying that there's a mass of young people back home in South Afrika calling themselves the Black Consciousness Movement. This group of young people, he argued, was ungovernable. It refused to join the ANC underground operations, it refused to subscribe to the Freedom Charter, it was just a bunch of anarchic youths driven by passionate "hatred" of White people. This leader was frustrated and asked TM what must be done with such anarchists. TM responded: "Bring them into the ANC". TM posited that the ANC is not an organisation that throws its hands in the air and gives up on young people; it is an organisation that engages them and attempts to convince them. It takes them with their ideological "flaws", their lack of strategies and tactics, their youthful arrogance, their "misguided" militancy and all ...
This is Incredulous to say the least! Today I read of the funeral of Epainette Mbeki the mother of Former President Thabo Mbeki, who lived her entire life in this rural village, where there is electricity, but no sanitation and no water, the people here are totally impoverished. You would think that in his time as President Mr. Mbeki would have sorted his own villlage where he grew up, with decent sanitation and clean drinking water, this is a basic human right. Not So! They are living in the same backward conditions that he lived as a child. When she was alive MaMbeki helped the community where she could. Then there's Jacob Zuma who blew R200 million of tax payers money on his Nkandla residence. How bizarre! The one President spent No money uplifting his village, the other one went completely overboard.
Zelda le Granje shows that Ntate Mandela took reconciliation too far. It was a snake waiting for the right time to strike. She is spitting on the grave of Madiba. I hope this will never happen to Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe an Jacob Zuma. What a shame.
A economics teacher asks her two students Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki a question? says:Thabo would u give me names of 3 South African banks u know? BANK AND CAPITEC BANK. smiles say: "Good Thabo" Then she asks Zuma to name another 3 banks that he know,but he must not mention those that Mbeki mentioned. says:"Er.Rosebank." (furious):What.? :I'm joking teacher,Witbank!!
No wonder they insult us, they look us down, they think labelling us will neutralise what we have and what we capable of, we are kings and queens, we are lions and lionesses, we are princes and princesses in every aspect of life, we dominate, we take a lead, we excel, we are the greatest writers of all times, Maya Angelou and Achebe are examples of what I'm talking about. We are the greatest phillosophers of times, Marcus Garvey is an example, we are part of the militant souls that ever lived, I'm talking of Malcom X and Chris Hani, we are the determined youth of Hector Peterson and Solomon Mahlangu, the Nation of Orliver Tambo and Robert Sobukwe. We are of the patriots, the intellectuals and Afrocentric souls, the likes of Thabo Mbeki and Mugabe. We are bold and handsome, our girls are beautiful, well shaped where ever they are and everywhere, we talk of Minenhle Dlamini, Beyonce, Rihanna, Alicia Keys and all those who are un mensioned, we talking of the unfading beauty of Winnie Madikizela even at old a ...
Khanicede bo plz'khanidipe i positive n negative contributions tht each president has made to the development of South Africa,from 1994 to 2014,Nelson Mandela,Thabo Mbeki,Jacob Zuma,plz
We are pleased that she saw the dawn of democracy to see her husband's collegue Nelson Mandaela,her son Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma become successive presidents- Deputy President Cyril"Cheese burger"Ramaphosa
Didn't Cyril Ramaphosa once accuse Thabo Mbeki of having Chris Hani killed? And he's speaking on Mbeki's mom right na.
i hav a wild wish of seeing Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Julius Malema in one room.WHat will JZ say mara?
I would like to take this time and pay my revolutionary accolade to Mama Epainette Mbeki (MaMofokeng) the wife to struggle icon, Govan Mbeki and former president, Thabo Mbeki, one of Africa's most enlightened and discerning leaders. Her love, humour and ubuntu will be hugely missed
"He may be 100 years old but to me he is still a young man...Yo! Ndandimbetha esemncinci." Mam Epainette Mbeki referring to former pres. Thabo Mbeki. RIP to Mam Mbeki naye uyibekile induku ebandlap
Ma Mbeki a true servant of the people: Mogoeng: Former President Thabo Mbeki's mother Epainette was a true emb...
Mbeki's mother dies Johannesburg - Former President Thabo Mbeki's 98-year-old mother Epainette has died, the SABC reported on Saturday. The Mbeki family confirmed that the matriarch had died at a private hospital in East London in the Eastern Cape, the national broadcaster reported. She was admitted to hospital two weeks ago for medical observation after she experienced respiratory problems. Epainette Mbeki was born in February 1916 in Mangoloaneng at Mount Fletcher, Transkei. She taught at the Taylor Street Secondary School after being educated at the Mariazell Mission, the Lovedale Teachers college and graduating from the Adams College in Durban. She taught with Govan Mbeki, whom she later married. In 1937, Epainette Mbeki became the second black woman to join the Communist Party of SA, after Josie Palmer. LIBERATION MOVEMENT She then became an active member of the liberation movement in Durban. She married Govan in 1940 and moved to the Transkei where the family set up a trading store in the Idutywa di ...
Thabo Mbeki and his wife Zanele have arrived in the Eastern Cape to prepare for the funeral of his late mother Epainette Mbeki
Rest in peach. Epainette Mbeki pass away at 98. She was the mother of President Thabo Mbeki and wife of Govan Mbeki.
Cosatu has conveyed its condolences to the family of Former President Thabo Mbeki following the passing of his mother Epainette Mbeki.
The country is collectively bowing its head in honour of struggle veteran Epainette Mbeki. Former President Thabo Mbeki's mother, passed away at a private ...
As South Africa mourns the death of Mam' Epainette Mbeki,may we never forget what she gave up for the struggle of our liberation. A husband in Govan Mbeki for 24 years in Robben Island. In a last-born son, Jama Mbeki who was killed in Lesotho. In a grandson, Kwanda Mbeki, only off-spring of ever Honourable Former President Thabo Mbeki who dissappeared in 1981 to this day even after the TRC, there is still no trace. Ultimately, in a child she gave us 28 years of exile of Thabo Mbeki and who thereafter gave his whole life to South Africa and Africa. May we always remember.
The ANC would like to send it's deepest condolences to Thabo Mbeki and his family on the passing of his mother Epainette Mbeki who left us on 7 June 2014
I know mothers that raised legends like Solomon Mahlangu, Kgalema Motlante, and Thabo Mbeki- may their beautiful Souls Rest in Peace.
Epainette Mbeki, mother of Former President Thabo Mbeki has passed on. RIP Ma Mbeki. Our condolences to the family.
Her Beautiful Spirit Lives On: the sun has set Embewuleni. Epainette Mbeki, the mother to our brightest star (Thabo Mbeki) is no more. The icy cold that still chills us to the bone, was the harbinger of death's carriage. Smile not oh evil death, you are no victor here. Though we mourn the closing of a curtain, our hearts rejoice as we celebrate a life well lived. Bereft of her living sons, MaMbeki became a mother to a village; widowed with a breathing husband, Epainette comforted bereaved families in Mbewuleni; harassed & robbed of daily joy, her shining spirit became the only hope to so many. A diligent teacher to whom many owe their enlightenment. One of the first African women to swell the ranks of the then Communist Party Of South Africa. She also became the agent of Inkululeko - the Party's newspaper. An untiring activist who was the engine of the Communist Party's night school. Made of stunner stuff, she was from a resilient and persevering generation: Govan Mbeki, Oliver Reginald Tambo, Walter S .. ...
'Last year, in an interview, she mentioned to the reporter that she had been invited by Zuma to a function: “How does he expect me to attend his function when he has fired my son?” she responded. These are the words of a mother, not a comrade.' Mark Gevisser, the author of Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred , mourning the president's mother. She bore Africa a bright light among a luminous galaxy of stars. What a lady!
Thabo Mbeki's mom passed away this morning. President Jacob Zuma is admitted in hospital Hheeh hayi...
Please allow me to take this opportunity to salute Thabo Mbeki's mother, Gogo Epainette Mbeki, who passed away early this morning at the age of 98. I was a staunch admirer of MaMbeki, a fearless old lady who always spoke her mind without fear or favour. MaMbeki is a hero. Heroes never die. They simply go home to rest!!
Epainette Mbeki (née Moerane) (born 16 February 1916 and died 7 June 2014), commonly known as "MaMbeki", is the mother of former South African President Thabo Mbeki and widow of political activist Govan Mbeki. She lived in Ngcingwane, near Dutywa. Condolences to the former President of the Republic and his family. Rest in eternal peace.
"She was a mother, not a comrade." - Mark Gevisser, author of Thabo Mbeki's biography, A Dream Deferred.
May the soul of Epainette Mbeki, the mother of former president honourable Thabo Mbeki rest in peace
Thabo Mbeki's mother, Epainette Mbeki has passed away. She was 98-years-old. RIP Gogo, thank you for giving birth to a legend! 👍
R.I.P Epainette Mbeki - (Thabo Mbeki's mom) died at 98 may her soul rest in peace :( :( :(
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So, is Cyril Ramaphosa going to be South Africa's President de facto? From what I'm hearing, we are going to have a Nelson Mandela/Thabo Mbeki deal. Hmmm... Interesting!
[Cameroon Tribune]Thabo Mbeki, the former President of South Africa and Chairperson of the High-...
Rare picture of a young Thabo Mbeki (former president of South Africa). Post a picture of your idol
D labour of our heroes past re drowning in d ocean, dis is wat many of our Father's fought 4, 4 d unity nd equallity 4 d african man yet we still create pains 4 ourself. People like Nelson Mandela, Herbert Macauly, Julius Nyeyere, Thabo Mbeki, Walter Sisulu, Kwame Nkrumah, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo etc laid their heart 4 Africa 2 be united but 2day we ve Alkaeida, Boko Haram nd d rest of them bringing shame 2 Africa... I know 1 thing 4 sure d evil 1 shall never go unpunished..
President Jacob Zuma's new cabinet, announced on Sunday, is expected to cost South Africans more than R1-billion. He has added two ministries . His cabinet is one of the biggest in the world - he has more cabinet ministers than the US, Germany and Japan, all of which have much bigger economies and broader tax bases. South Africa now has 35 ministers, each of whom earns about R2.1-million a year. T he 37 deputy ministers will each earn R1.7-million. Zuma earns about R2.62-million a year and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, gets R2.36-million . Economist Mike Schussler said: "I'm not sure if a bigger cabinet is going to make a difference or just add to the cost of government." The budget for The Presidency has soared from R257-million in 2007, during President Thabo Mbeki's tenure, to R329-million in 2009. Kgalema Motlanthe held office from September 2008 until elections brought Zuma to power in May 2009. The cost of the cabinet rose to R727-million in 2010, R959-million in 2011 and R1. 1-billion in 2012. It is ...
Thabo Mbeki was born second, after Linda. Then followed Moeletsi and Jama (stories on their own).
WHAT IF I TOLD YOU THAT SOMETHING THAT IS RELATED IS NOT THE SOMETHING...! PAN AFRICANISM V/S AFRICAN RENAISSANCE. I wrote this after a comrade of mine told me that "Thabo Mbeki is speaking Pan Africanism and why don't we support him", Pan Africanism is about restoring and regaining African glory, Pan Africanism is about regaining what was stolen (land) and restoring what was lost. Pan Africanism is about restoring what God has created that was destroyed by foreign invaders. While African-Renaissance mean re-born. The word ''Renaissance" means re-born, reborn/re-birth/born again in Christianity means a new person or a different person it means you are no longer the person that you were before. Renaissance derive from Roman Empire after Rome conquered Africa (Egypt) then stole ideas from Africa to civilized Rome since Rome was not civilized while Africa was long a civilized nation before any nation in the world therefore Rome came with the word Renaissance in other to build a new civilized Rome. In conclus ...
How do Jeff Radebe manage to be a minister under Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Zuma. is he a yes man?
I’d be lying if I say I didn’t get chocked up a bit when Thabo Mbeki was forced to resign as the President of our Republic of South Africa.
I wrote the piece below to recognize an African American young man who got accepted into all of the Ivy League institutions. On this Africa Day, please know about Virgil Marais, a South African-African who has received a full scholarship from Harvard University. The 19yr old Durbanite matriculated in 2012, he took a gap after that where he worked as a tutor & sales assistant at a printing company while preparing for his Harvard application. Marais and four other "born frees" have been offered places at the prestigious university, not forgetting Lindiwe Mazibuko. When I pondered about the personal significance of this story, especially on this day. It was only know that Thabo Mbeki's: I am an African speech made perfect sense to me. To see young Africans who will go to foreign lands and introduce themselves as Africans who owe their being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face . ...
One of Thabo Mbeki`s most famous speeches given at the adoption of the The Republic of South Africa...
"I Am An African" - Thabo Mbeki's speech on the passing of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996
So vele nibuyisela u Jacob Zuma :/ . . . . . . I sense Same old sh*** just on a new different 5yrs ruling -_-! . . . Can't we keep ANC ruling but have Thabo Mbeki as the President!
King Mswati iii didn't receive the best of welcomes... screams and whistles for Thabo Mbeki .
Swaziland's King Mswati only recieves polite applause. Unlike Former President Thabo Mbeki who is cheered loudly
"When I left we had 57 MP and that I became a leader of the opposition and Thabo Mbeki succeeded Mandela, I went to see Mandela several times and to say look the warmth in this relationship has cooled between the leading party and opposition and what do you think we can do to revive it. He looked at me and said you Tony the Key man in Government is JZ (Jacob Zuma) I was very surprised, Jacob Zuma was the DP but was never in much in the power frame under Mbeki administration and I thought now the old guy has lost touch of where the power is, off course Madiba anticipated something which was going to happen which few others thought was probable at the time, Mandela did hold Zuma in high regard and saw his ascent before a lot of others." ~ Tony Leon Till this day people are still asking why this
In SAfm- I was listening to great intellectual speakers voicing their sentiments in the 5th Afrika Day lecture of Thabo Mbeki Foundation talking about the future of this great continent. On this lecture, I expecting to hear about the role of afrikan leadership - military and economic security of the continent- Pan-Afrikanism - Unity and peace in the continent- Educational system of the continent- Technology - Sovereignty and independence - Balkanization of the continent! The guess speaker spoke about some of these attributes that I've mention above that hinders Afrikan transformation. And in future, I'm willing to hear more about dialogues of this magnitude! I was dubious about leadership of Thabo Mbeki while he was a president of the country. He had the element of being an aloof observer, playing cards on his own chest. But now for me, he has shown me the charisma of the great leader in the continuation of the Afrikan Renaissance, in believing that Pan-Afrikanism is the only remediation in the tribulat . ...
5th Thabo Mbeki Lecture brought to you by Thabo Mbeki Foundation and UNISA ,Thabo Mbeki leadership Institution . "Leadership Paradignm".theme of this year 51st celebration of Africa Day. Dr Ahmed Salim as keynote speaker.
Thabo Mbeki- on stage at the Thabo Mbeki Foundation of Leadership at UNISA.
morning colleagues... pls d'nt forget dat today its da 5th annual Thabo Mbeki Foundation lecture nd it will be broadcasted on SAFM (104-107fm) @ 19h00. Dr Salim Ahmed Salim will bless us with da speech on leadership for Africa
Thabo Mbeki & Kwame Nkrumah are much alike. They were ahead of their time. They had/have the African at heart. Most regretted 'ousting' them
DA always have something to say Jehova!!! The Democratic Alliance (DA) wasted no time in criticising the governing ANC party’s choice for speaker at the first sitting of the fifth democratic parliament on Wednesday. DA MP Wilmot James raised concerns that the appointment of Baleka Mbete will undermine the independence of parliament and prevent parliament from fully holding the executive accountable. Mbete’s nomination was challenged by the DA, the party instead nominated former Eastern Cape premier Nosimo Balindlela for speaker. But the ANC’s majority in parliament meant Mbete was elected. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), the third biggest party in parliament, abstained from voting. Mbete thus returns to the speaker position she held for four years between April 2004 and August 2008, before she acted as the country’s Deputy President for seven months following the dismissal of Former President Thabo Mbeki. James raised concerns that the previous speaker Max Sisulu was replaced because the ANC ...
The perpetuation of intellectual assault both inside and outside the ranks of the ANC should be condemned once and for all.there is a growing trend in media circles to paint a picture of the Anc as an organisation of singing, unthinking neonendatharls.unfortunately this is aided by a new creed inside the organisation of villifying anyone who is viewed as "clever".The Anc was founded by esteemed thinkers like Sol Plaatjie, John Dube, Pixley Seme, Selope Thema and others.these men, bcoz of their education were able to analyse and and critique the unjust society in which black ppl lived .The ANC in exile was the only movement in the world with a formal political educational system.it is for this reason that it produced foremost intellectuals like Pallo Jordan, Thabo Mbeki, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Naledi Pandor, Chris Hani, the Pahad brothers, Joel Nethitenzhe and others who continue to be it's mainstay today.Young cadres of today should learn from Lulu Johnson, Nathi Mtethwa, Fikile Mbalula, Vuyiswa Tulelo, ...
Here was I just now, bragging to my Professor about how Thabo Mbeki was a lady's man at Sussex University. He just looked at me, smiled and said: 'Chris Hani is more interesting in that department'. lol
The appointment of David Makhura as Gauteng premier could signal the end of the dominant Jacob Zuma-aligned group within the ANC Does the appointment of certain premiers in ANC-controlled provinces signal the beginning of the end for Jacob Zuma? One ANC leader who asked not to be named described the outcome on the appointment of premiers this week as testimony to the tectonic shift and the beginning of the end of Zuma’s reign as his influence in exerting his preferences, was “severely curtailed”. In 2009, Zuma and his supporters were firmly in control, and influenced decisions on who became provincial premier in the eight provinces governed by the ANC. This time around, however, it appears the influence of the dominant group aligned to Zuma within the ANC national executive committee (NEC) was minimal. Former presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki had powers to hire and fire premiers, but this policy was changed during the ANC’s watershed national conference in Polokwane, where Zuma toppled Mbe ...
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has ridiculed President Jacob Zuma, calling him a “domkop” (fool) while slamming the rest of the ANC and union federation Cosatu for having “sold out”. Malema also apologised to the people of Eastern Cape for his role in having Former President Thabo Mbeki fired and replacing him with Zuma. He said this was a “terrible mistake”. “We treated one of your own in a manner that was not correct. We did not listen to the silent communication and advice from President Mbeki. The people of Eastern Cape must find it in their hearts to forgive us for leading such an uniformed revolution. “Today, Nigeria is number one economically in Africa because of that ‘domkop’ we have here for a president. The man can’t think. Don’t mistake a big head for a big mind. There are no ideas coming from that man,” he said at an EFF rally in Mdantsane, East London, yesterday. Malema said this was where the importance of education was highlighted, a reference ...
I'm starting to get worried and concern about those who speak against the ANC. At school we learned about great leaders and communist, like Fidel Castro, Joe Slovo, Chris Hani and others. But after Polokwane 2007 things started to change. If you disagree with the ANC or the SACP they get rid of you. The likes of Julius Mamela, Bheki Cele, Thabo Mbeki and Comrade Vavi. Now they've suspended another cadre, Mr Ntola who also didn't agree with Blade Nzimande and the SACP. Hey I'm telling disagree with the top dogs you'll find yourself jobless. Why don't they get rid of Angie Motshekga the likes of Thulas Nxesi and other's who are failing at government level. I am Z Nduna! !
Muammar Gaddafi, Thabo Mbeki, Robert Mugabe had a dream,all that is left is capitalists puppets.
Vac to do list: 1. Read up on Cyril Ramaphosa and Thabo Mbeki!
If clubs were Politicians: 1. Kaizer Chiefs - Nelson Mandela: Old, well known and respected. 2. Moroka Swallows - Jacob Zuma: Full of promises but fails to deliver. 3. Mamelodi Sundowns - Thabo Mbeki: Respected in Africa but sluted by those who think thy r better. 4. Ajax Cape Town - Helen Zille: Plenty potential but out of touch with Mzansi. 5. Supersport United - Kgalema Motlanthe: Rose to the top an came tumbling down. 6. Platinum Stars - Mosiuoa Lekota: Great plans to fight the big guns but not strong enough to topple them. 7. Golden Arrows - Mamphela Ramphela: A pure joke. 8. Orlando Pirates - Julius Malema/Bantu Holomisa: Thought they were powerful an better than everyone until thy were brought down wit a thud. 9. Free State Stars - Mangosuthu Buthelezi: Just hanging in there. 10. Maritzburg United - Zanele Magwaza Msibi: U dn't knw who thy r until u meet them... Gud aftrnon Comrades!
heads of states including former pres of SA Thabo Mbeki is invited, they are yet to confirm attendance
The strategy is much similar to what Tambo did with the likes of Thabo Mbeki, Pallo Jordan, etc in preparation for post apartheid governing
I am inspired by Thomas Sankara, I have respect just like Walter Sisulu, I have a forgiving heart like Nelson Mandela, I love people just like Steve Biko, I do not belong to you alone but to the nation just like Kwame Nkrumah, i am a man of God just like Tiyo ka Soga, I love kids just like Albertina Sisulu, I love reggae music just like Bob Marley, I enjoy writing just likeFrantz Fanon, Chinua Achebe, I like poetry just like Ben Okri, I like reading just like Thabo Mbeki, and most importantly I am a Thinker, a Visionary and a Pan Africanist just like Robert Sobukwe. -Noble Son
Today im looking at my left thumb and find that im so privileged to have it. Today I’m just thinking of those that contributed to this mark , a symbol that says I have a right to be treated equally and fare . *** I can even complain about the government and not fear being killed. Democracy is a beautiful thing and I love it. So thank you to the men and women that died for this, for those that gave up their families to go fight for me to get a say (Steve Biko , Winnie Mandela ,Joe Slovo , Nelson Mandela , Thabo Mbeki,Chris Hani ,O R Tambo , Albert Luthuli ,Jacob Zuma “ja he *** but he did much too”, there is so many of you ). To the parties that where part of the struggle thank you . The ANC , PAC , AZAPO , SACP…to the MK’s there are more .And to those who brought awareness to in their own countries Obama among them . Thank you so much.
u've got to luv this man,he's a fighter.during de Mbeki addiministration,he wz embroiled in de arms deal allegations which saw his former financial advisor Schabir Shaike being prosecuted and convicted for corruption.on passing judgement on Shaike de judge goes on to implicate Zuma on relatively having a corrupt relationship with Shaike which prompted then President Thabo Mbeki to fire him frm de office of Deputy President in government.shortly after dat de head of Scorpions Bulelani Ncuka charges him with corruption in de arms deal.while fighting these allegations in court a woman accuses him of rape n takes him to court.he wins de case much to de delight of his supporters,shortly after dat we go to Polokwane for de ANC conference in which he wz pitted against his former boss for de ANC presidency n he beats Mbeki hands down.as de country wz gearing for its next general elections Mbeki is re-called by de ANC an act dat brought by de exodus n defection of many party members n sow de birth of Cope,a party ...
Chris Hani & Thabo Mbeki. He he lived Hani would have been Mandela's likely heir & SA would be a very different place htt…
Many other eminent scholars and leaders such as Kwame Nkrumah, Cheikh Anta Diop, Marcus Garvey, Patrice Lumumba, Julius Nyerere, Sekou Touré, Kenneth Kaunda and Thabo Mbeki also called for the rebirth of Africa. Despite the recurrent echoes of such ideals by the aforementioned Africans, the lack of progress has been astounding. If it requires the youth to revolt against their authoritarian leaders, whether through peaceful or violent means, in order that change is effected, then so be it. Liberation from authoritarian rule will not be handed out on a silver platter, but needs to be taken. The future of the African Youth is dependent on our will to be the catalyst for change. That brighter day envisioned by our forefathers shall rise only when we, the African Youth, rise against the injustices visited upon us.
Also in 2007: The African National Congress chooses Jacob Zuma as its leader, ousting South African President Thabo Mbeki.
I did it for Anthony Lembede, Pixley Ka Isaka Seme, Thabo Mbeki and the only woman in my life my daughter.
3 controversial TMs: Thuli Madonsela, Thabo Mbeki, Trevor Manuel. I wonder if citizen Madonsela put her X on Zuma
Let's do away for lies whether you voted or not,u have the write to complain bcz its ur right,I'm voting mna for the honour of Former President Thabo Mbeki,will hold them accountable this time around as young ppl
Motorists clapped when Former President Thabo Mbeki abandoned his motorcade in the Joburg CBD and walked to his destination.What would U do if U saw JZ walking in town ? Would U clap for him or clap him? Viva nkandla
Can we please laugh a bit, it will help us relax, though we are voting. The last time Sundowns won the league Thabo Mbeki was still President, Rand was below R7 against the dollar, Julius Malema was president of ANCYL, Trevor Manuel was minister of finance. That has been a real 7years of barrenness. Celebrate, it's worth it.
when casting his vote Former President Thabo Mbeki said : '' one need to think deep before casting your vote'' '' i had to go through all the manifestos of all different parties '' "it was a difficult decision to make" Thabo Mbeki voted voted for EFF let's all go vote EFF
U got to love the Former President Thabo Mbeki.to all the neutral people u will find,he is the most neutral individual i knw..."this is a free country so everyone must go there and vote whoever they want to vote for,if u feel like voting"...
He once said "The problem in this country is Thabo Mbeki and his people" He said " I will fight for President Zuma, I will kill for President Zuma and I will die fro President Zuma" He said " ANC will rule South Africa for ever " He said " I'm sorry South Africa for giving you a none-thinker a non-reader" He said " There are no brains in Nkandla" He said " my bold is green and gold and I will die in the ANC" He said " Supporting Jacob Zuma was a mistake of his life-time" He said “There is no organization called ANC in South Africa, it is a former organization. What we have now is ZANC, is Zuma ANC. ANC ended with president Mbeki." He said "President Mandela is sick and you don't want to contribute to a worsening condition of Mandela by not voting ANC. President Mandela will never endure if the ANC is out of power." He said " Sorry for replacing Mbeki with nothing" Namhlanje uthetha enye
Ystaday our Former President Thabo Mbeki couldn't tell which party he voted for, today Kgalema told the people that he voted for the ANC, it is not a secret. What seems to be a problem fellas?
If eva u hv watched Long Walk To Freedom u'll undastand y sum o4 us still stand by ANC...as mch as Thabo Mbeki managed 2 step dwn as p President Zuma will do de exact thng.
After Former President Thabo Mbeki casted his vote on Tuesday 6May,he conceded to the media that it was infact a "tough decision" to vote for the party he voted for on this year's elections.
Just read through Former President Thabo Mbeki,s speech."I am an African." again,and it brought tears to my eyes again.
LIVE on DSTV 405 | Former President Thabo Mbeki now making his vote.
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Thabo Mbeki voting at his home in Killarney. No endorsement of the ANC by the former president.
So not fair, Former President Thabo Mbeki voted in his home...no fair at all
It digruntles me why Former President Thabo Mbeki refused to reveal his vote today, I was hoping his vote would motivate mine.
Mbeki votes in Johannesburg: Former President Thabo Mbeki cast his vote in South Africa's fifth post-apartheid...
Boka Haram abducts 8 more girls aged between 12 and15yrs. Former President Thabo Mbeki cast his vote earlier today and immediately set off to Nigeria for negotiations. Why is the AU and ECOWAS silent? Apart from Pres. Zuma, haven't heard any other African leader condemning the group and their actions nor seeking a solution since the first batch of 276 was kidnapped. Are they waiting for UN and US to intervene? And when they do, we cry interference in our matters and cite colonialism.
South Africa: Searching for Solutions Vol. 4, No. 7 July 1, 2002 Nelson Mandela's election victory in 1994 allowed South Africa to emerge from decades of political and economic isolation. A "middle income" developing country, it is the richest nation on the continent, with a Gross Domestic Product almost half that of total Sub-Saharan Africa's GDP. Its economy exhibits a paradoxical dichotomy between a highly-developed formal sector and an informal sector characteristic of third world countries. Growth has been lukewarm in recent years, but other measures of performance have elicited praise from the World Bank and the IMF. Mandela's successor, Thabo Mbeki, has continued to promote investor-friendly policies. Considered alone, these policies would indeed present a convivial environment for foreign business. But the country is beset with intractable social problems that have deterred investors. While the market is inviting, caution should be exercised in market entry. Radicals to Pragmatists Despite the ant ...
Former President Thabo Mbeki just cast his special vote. Already anc members are claiming his ballot. Let's not be *** No body except Thabo Mbeki knows what he voted for. He might just be a FIGHTER in a versace suite :) Not everyone who has anc membership will vote for CORRUPTION.
Former President Thabo Mbeki has cast a special vote in Johannesburg, as he will be out of the country on election day.
It is our Tax money that makes ANC to fly high and believe as if they are in heaven, Our hard earned cash is being stolen by this double head for his family. We are not disabled to clap hands for a welfare of the state, we are not stupid and blind like his followers, ANC died long time ago when it was led by the Honourable Former President Thabo Mbeki. We want a state that create opportunities for the youth do be their best, not limit our possibilities with grants( that's what stupid Zanc praising), we want living wages not labour brokers. Can we have a state that makes us all proud to Africans? Restore the dignity of a black child? I have made the right choice. Ngihamba no Malema my President ! AZANIA our Land, My Home !!! EFF my Future !
Former President Thabo Mbeki made his mark today during the last leg of special elections at his johanneburg home
Former President Thabo Mbeki just casted his vote & said it was difficult decision to choose who to vote for, this is a person who serve the ANC for more than 50 years. Something should tell to tomorrow
Former President Thabo Mbeki is expected to vote at his private home at 10:30am and only two security cars have been identified by the media and head og GCIS and when you look at his home you realise it cos less than R100k nt millions.
do you think Former President Thabo Mbeki will be loyal to Anc interms of voting? or he will cast it to the party of his choice being under the umbrela of Anc?*like cheating*
Former President Thabo Mbeki casting his vote today in Killarney
Nna I don't want a "yes wife." I want my wife to be a global citizen. I want her to be clued up from politics, sport to entertainment. I want to have arguments in the house. I want her to have her own mind and idealogies. I want her to support Orlando Pirates when I support Kaizer Chiefs. I want her to say that Jacob Zuma is the best president we've ever had(with substantial reason) while I think Thabo Mbeki is the best. I want her to think Beyonce is the best while I think Rihanna is the best, lol. I just wanna argue with her, that's what will keep our relationship fresh and interesting. That could actually cause me to spend a lot of time with her instead of being out always arguing with my friends. I wanna be able to rush home from work just to show her proof I found, of something we were arguing about last night! Lol, oh well...
Julius Malema, Jacob Zuma n Thabo Mbeki are driving together and the car broke down. Mbeki went out to open the bonnet and said I think is the clutch plate. Zuma went out and said maybe is the pressure plate. Julius came out and said: if is not the pressure plate, or clutch plate then it must be the number plate.. :v:p -Shezi-
Reason why i won't for ANC 1.Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki's cabinet consist of 28 ministers and their deputies 2*.Jacob Zuma cabinet consist of 64 ministers and 64 deputies 3*.Each minster and deputy has 8 bodyguards. 4*Each minister and deputy has two mansion in cape town n Pretoria 5*.in 2009 when Zuma government took over,auditor general reported a loss of R8 billion .in 2010 we lost R15Billion .in 2011 we lost R20billion .in 2013 we lost R31Billion America has about 400 million citizen & Obama cabinet consist of only 20 people,while South Africa has 51 million citizen &is the only country in the world that has the biggest cabinet in the world 128 ppl.oooh by the way our debbt rocketed to R1 trillion.reason i won't for this man n his party.EFF ASIJIKI
History is the relationship between the past, the present and the future. I can never forget the efforts of John Langalibalele Dube, Albert Luthuli, James Moroka, Oliver Tambo while I experience the reality by Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe, Jacob Zuma and the future of Cyril Ramaphosa, Gwede Mantashe, Zweli Mkhize, Nomvula Mokonyane, Fikile Mbalula, Buti Manamela, Andile Lungisa and many more future generations of our Lifetime Movement. Vote ANC.
I cant get enough of watching our SA history documentaries,Walter Sisul,Albert Luthuli,Oliver Tambo,Nelson Mandela,Thabo Mbeki,Jacob Zuma all the unsang heros.I VOTE ANC
I'll never forgive Julius for disprepecting his elders continuously, Thabo Mbeki, Naledi Pandor, and recently MaKhumalo.
4th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture by Thabo Mbeki (2006). I never get enough of this. Brilliant!!!
It takes a million people to build a very good reputation people like,Nelson Mandela,Hellen suzman,Steve Biko,Chris Hani,Hector Peterson,Thabo Mbeki and all the Struggle heros, but it only One man ( Jacob Zuma ) to destroy everything they have done take it apon yourself to restore your Nation's dignity by Voting DA on 07 May.Together for Change.Together for Jobs.
Good Morning Great People & Families…Be realistic on saying or doing things***Yeap, I believe in the simple teachings; Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Let us the ordinary citizen express ourselves***It's very easy for me to divide my views about our country future thus far into different chapters. Failing apart: Current ANC leaderships must stop hiding themselves behind the roles played by following true leaders who defeated apartheid … Nelson Mandela, Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Chris Hani, Elias Motsoaledi, Peter Mokaba, Steve Biko, Ahmed Kathrada, and Walter Sisulu and many more heroes who played their roles which we’ve reap the harvest (or fruits) of "democracy and freedom" which the ordinary SA citizens must enjoy not only the politicians, middle & upper classes. With God Love; we’re not forgetting the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) leaders who officially established the other wing on April 5-6, 1959 with the goal of ending white domination in South Africa. ...
My vote for is also inspired by the great leaders, Langalibalele Dube, Chief Albert Luthuli, Pixley Seme, Oliver Tambo, Thabo Mbeki.
Society as a whole is at war the last true political leader Steve Biko ,Mandela , Chris Hani,Gover Mbeki ,Thabo Mbeki after dat came wolfes to devour government money and taxes from poor people lets tell the truth words and promises are beautiful we have to honest politicz in SA is mockery ke di skempe as if they can do better if we cud practise ubuntu will build a better nation.
Just heard an interview with "Ma Mbeki" at 98 years of age- speaking strongly and lucidly with more common sense and authority than any of our latter day ANC politicians. She says that the education system is failing the youth, that the electoral system must be changed to allow people to vote for a person and not a party who gives jobs to friends etc, over which the people at grassroots level (and in between) have no control over. She also says that the politicians( and all public servants) need to learn humility , and to serve the citizens and not be self-serving the way things are now. What an amazing woman. It's no wonder she is one of the last struggle icons left and was married to Govan Mbeki and had a son like Thabo Mbeki . At least there was vision and integrity there and to a certain extent, greater resolve. The ANC would do well to heed her words. It should be the reality check they need to come back down to earth from the heady heights of parliament which should be properly grounded in good gove ...
I think SA is ready for a female president, so I'd choose Naledi Pandor. Or reinstate Thabo Mbeki
"Not the UN Millenium Plaza, nor the Waldorf Astoria, The Plaza or any of these " old school hotels" I am not Kofi Annan nor Thabo Mbeki, just ask your PA to book us at the Ritz Hotel, Central Park . I need Life. I have made reservations for private dining at Le Cirque, 151 E on 58 th Street, hope Mario is in town, we get the best service when he is there, I hung up. Totally exhausted.It's been three years of an on and off relationship with Saki, I am not sure why I am still with him, all these years we go through the same rituals every year.I tell him, I don't like New York in Summer, its too hot, cant stand the humidity, its full of Asian tourists, students and all those Americans who come from Nevada, Nebraska, Indiana and so on, they close the streets because they want to take pictures everywhere and you can't walk.The limo is often useless because no traffic moves in the city when the UN crowds are in town in September and for all sorts of reasons he insists we come here at that time. Linda loves t . ...
The gloves came off in the ANC this weekend as Former President Thabo Mbeki lashed President Jacob Zuma's leadership of the country, warning that South Africa was being allowed to "progress towards a costly disaster of a protracted and endemic general crisis Mbeki did not mention Zuma by name, but it was clear whom he had in mind when he expressed "great unease" at "a dangerous and unacceptable situation of directionless and unguided national drift". His remarks earned a sharp rebuke from ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, who said South Africa had progressed since Zuma had taken office. He cited advances in the fight against Aids since Mbeki had left office. With Zuma seeking re-election to the post of ANC president at the party's national congress in Mangaung in December, Mbeki's highly critical remarks will strengthen the hand of those opposing him. Mbeki made the remarks in an OR Tambo memorial lecture he delivered as part of the ANC's centenary celebrations at the University of Fort Hare in Alice ...
Watching Oliver Tambo memorial Lecture that was delivered by Thabo Mbeki at Fort Hare University (19 Oct 2012)
Photo: This place was visited by Thabo Mbeki, Brad Pitt, Bob Geldof, Wisaal & I (at Ristorante Castelli,...
See Here's The Thing; I ain't into politics. but McKenzie's open letter to Malema should serve as an eye-opener to EFF members and every1 else that is considering voting for EFF. And, in addition to what McKenzie said, I say; The fact that Malema was not convicted for his crimes, fraud or the misuse of government DOESN'T mean he was NOT guilty. We all know that the salary that guy got was NOT enough for him to live the khotha waya-waya life he was living. That *** didn't give a eff about the poor. He "marched" with the youth for 5minutes, then went to a wedding in some exotic island somewhere. He now claims that he wears Gucci and LV to "inspire the poor", *** *** THIS IS THE SAME GUY that made sure Thabo Mbeki resigned as president, NOW he comes back and says Thabo Mbeki was the best president. *** PLEASE! THE SAME GUY that was EXACTLY like Zuma NOW says Zuma is a dictator. THE SAME GUY that was loud,clueless and annoying a few years ago is what you now see as YOUR LEADER? THE SAME GUY THAT SAID " ...
A nation at work for a better life (Thabo Mbeki's first speech as President in Parliament on 25 June 1999) In his opening address at Parliament on 25 June 1999, President Thabo Mbeki recommitted the Government to the building of a caring society that will guarantee the dignity of every citizen. He promised renewed action to address the scourge of crime and corruption, to work towards job creation, rural upliftment, improved education and development to put the nation on a winning path to a better life for all. Mesdames Speaker and Deputy Speaker, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces and Deputy Chairperson (one revolving, the other one permanent), Premiers of our Provinces, Distinguished representatives of local government, Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Members of our National Parliament, Your Excellencies Ambassadors and High Commissioners, Distinguished guests: We are on course. Steadily, the dark clouds of despair are lifting, giving way to our season of hope. Our country whic ...
Sudan, SPLM-N negotiators meet for 1st time in Addis Ababa The chief negotiators of the Sudanese government and the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) met Tuesday for the first time in Addis Ababa. Ibrahim Gandour and Yasser Arman met together to discuss the agenda of Wednesday's peace talks, according to Anadolu Agency reporter. Tuesday's meeting is the first face-to-face meeting between the chief negotiators in the absence of Thabo Mbeki, the former South African President currently leading mediation efforts. Addressing a press conference earlier Tuesday, Arman called for putting the issue of Sudanese refugees in South Sudan on the agenda of the peace talks with Khartoum. "In the course of the talks, we will present the issue of Sudan refugees in South Sudan for deliberations," Arman told a Tuesday press conference. While the government says it wants to discuss the situation in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states, both epicenters of the SPLM-N's ongoing insurgency, the rebel group w ...
1.Martin Luther King- I have a dream 2.Nelson Mandela - Rivonia trial speech 3.Barrack Obama- Young nation 4.Thabo Mbeki- Im am African 5.Robert Mugabe- You can your England and I'll keep my Zimbabwe 6.Jacob Zuma - ? How do you remember him ?
Simon Machakaire ,Strive Masiya,Robert Mugabe,Morgan Tsvangiirai,Barrack Obama,Thabo Mbeki,Trevor Noah,Julius Malema, The Rock,John Cena, and other big names would like to wish you a wonderful and enjoyable Easter,,take care
Bolano said it before he died, so it's not too soon: "Today I read an interview with a famous and shrewd Latin American author. They ask him to name three people he admires. He replies: Nelson Mandela, Gabriel García Márquez, and Mario Vargas Llosa. With that answer as a starting point, you could write a whole thesis about the current state of Latin American literature. The casual reader might wonder what links those three figures. There is something that links two of them: the Nobel Prize. And there is something more that links all three: years ago they were all left wing... All three have made way for deplorable heirs: the clear and entertaining epigones of García Márquez and Vargas Llosa, and, in the case of Mandela, the indescribable Thabo Mbeki, the current president of South Africa, who denies the existence of AIDS. How could anyone name those three, without batting an eyelid, as the figures he most admires? Why not Bush, Putin and Castro? Why not Mullah Omar, Haider and Berlusconi? Why not Sán ...
Dear Ronnie, have you only just discovered the ANC is corrupt? By RW Johnson RW Johnson's open letter to the former minister on his Vote No campaign Dear Ronnie Thanks for the letter suggesting I might like to spoil my ballot. Ironically enough, it comes not long after a friend who is in COPE told me he wouldn't be voting at all this time, and not long after I had decided I could not vote DA this time. How could I possibly vote for a party which praises Thabo Mbeki whose Aids denialism cost the lives of over 360,000 African women and children? I can't vote for that in just the same way that I couldn't vote for a party which praised Hitler. But I am surprised by your attitude, for you sound so indignant about the corruption of the ANC regime. Yet how could you possibly have expected anything else, Ronnie? Let me go back to the early 1960s in Durban when we first met. We have been friends for over 50 years now. In those days we saw pretty much eye to eye and we both supported the ANC. Then you went undergro ...
READ AND MAKE YOUR OWN CONCLUSION:- Thabo Mbeki, former President of the RSA, was subject of public, media and DA scrutiny on security features installed by the state in his retirement house in Houghton. This caused the DAs Douglas Gibson leading an entourage of interested persons and visited the house in question. 2006 Noseweek Magazine reported that "the house’s special features "are like something out of a James Bond movie. Next door to Mbeki’s first floor office is the siege room, encased by steel shutters which drop down in the event of an attack. And, it is rumoured, in case things get too hot and evacuation is the only option, there’s to be a secret underground escape tunnel!" Some political parties in parliament reacted as ff.: 1. ID leader Patricia de Lille said: "Quite frankly, I couldn’t care less how much the house cost, as long as the money comes from the Mbekis. The provision of security for a retired head of state is their right." 2. Bantu Holomisa of UDM said, "It shows a lack of o ...
In my career as a Tourist Guide and Heritage Practitioner, i've met, talked, promoted the history and cultural heritage of Galeshewe, incl shaked hands wth the rich and famous, the likes of Desmond Tutu, Baby M, Thuli Madonsela, Kgosi Mothibi, Kenny Lattimore, Donald Solani, Arika Badhu, Jacob Zuma, Thabo Mbeki, Zinzi Mandela and to top it all, Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Iam waiting on Obama's tour bookings.
Thabo Mbeki, the former president of the Republic of South Africa believes that the proportion of voters who w
Dear Mr. President Thabo Mbeki, I think you're the only Leader alive who understands the Game of Empire that is being played on African people. This Game is played at a Spiritual, Mental and Physical level. Many African Leaders are not aware of this. I think the only other Leaders who understood the magnitude of this Game is Dr John Henrik Clarke, Dr Amos Wilson, Malcolm X, to name a few. The rest of the African leaders cannot "grok" the immensity of this Game. I don't think it is their fault as most of them are either Christian or Muslim, and these foreign religions are anathema to an African's spirit. These are the very shackles that are suffocating our African spirits. One cannot think and understand the Game of Empire whilst using these frameworks to analyse and assimilate Africa's problems and those of the diaspora. The fact that half of Africa is Muslim and the other half is Christian leaves much to desire. My proposed solution is that we must rid Africa of these foreign religions that have us not " ...
I'm tired of the falsehoods directed at the Former President Thabo Mbeki, by some within the allience and pseudo-intellectuals, when they continue to insinuate that he denied that HIV causes AIDS. This malicious lie was made by western media after an African head of state dared to question conventional wisdom. The former president irked some scientists by questioning that "why is it that the disease is more devastating in Africa more than the western world, by this he was trying to draw them to the reality of abject poverty in the african continent. When asked if he believes if the virus causef aids he responded by saying "a virus alone cannot cause immune deficiency, there are other factors which must be looked at, things such as nutrition, which of course is the requirement of a stronger immune system.without proper nutrition, your immune system will surely weaken, and in an impoverished continent that is the reality!
The huge& massive attendance by heads of states& government at d 4th EU-AFRICA summit in Brussels is a clear testimony that mugabe has lost his voice!His failed attempt to get d African countries boycott d summit shows d level of regard/clout he enjoys.What else does a man need to see to know that he's lost relevance.As for zuma,i now admit that ex-President Thabo Mbeki was right!Zuma ought not to have been allowed to lead an important party/country like ANC/South Africa!
Polokwane ANC ‘hurt comrades’ March 12 2012 at 11:14am By Frank Chikane Comment on this story Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, then-secretary-general of the ANC, first came to government in July 2008 as an unwilling minister without portfolio in the presidency. He was selected by the post-Polokwane leadership to take care of their interests because some deeply distrusted Thabo Mbeki. For them, Mbeki should have been removed as president immediately after Polokwane. ￼ There was no clear indication of what these interests were. The reality is that Polokwane did not radically change the policies of the ANC relating to governance issues. The traditional ANC language of “change and continuity” was used at the Polokwane conference to indicate that the overall thrust of the policy was unaltered. The only changes related to aspects that would enable the government to better achieve the broad objective of the ANC, which was to better the lives of the people. INL SA OLD COMRADES: Former President Thabo ...
King Shaka Zulu, Chief Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki; History will never forget you Great South Africans!
So my Premier, Stan Mathabatha is unhappy about the criticism of Zuma by Thabo Mbeki, Pallo Jordan and Trevor Manuel. Freedom of speech??
General Council of the Bar of South Africa's tribute to former President, Thabo Mbeki. A few highlights.
“Why whites people decided to oust Thabo Mbeki on his position as a president“. 1st because he refuse to sign the ARV’s deal because he wanted a clarity on how H.i.V virus is developed he asked for scientist to bring a report on how the virus stated and how are ARV’s will work on the human body(side effects and etc.) 2nd he address the issue of poverty as a main core of the deaths of H.I.V people, he said there is no point to give people pills while there is nothing to eat. They refuse to give him the group of scientist they suggested that he can do research on his own, because Thabo Mbeki was not lazy he did his research and find out books which talks about how America planned to depopulate black people on the face of the planet, the target was Africa and Brazil, after that report Mbeki presented the case to the court and they said those books were unofficial books so his argument was not valid, after that whites were unsettled about him exposed to such information, on the other hand Thabo Mbeki ...
I am very amused at the ANC going to court to ask the court to stop the DA peddling what it calls propaganda over Nkandla and its leader Jacob Zuma. Yet the ANC itself has for all these years been thriving almost exclusively on propaganda. Now, let's couple of yarns the ANC has spun us and got most of us to believe to be true. The ANC dismantled the inhumane apartheid laws and gave us our dignity back. The truth is that whole or the main Sections of the Pass Laws, the Separate Amenities Act, the Inter-Racial Act and the Group Areas Act were repealed before 1990 by the apartheid regime itself. This after negotiations with Nelson Mandela, who was at that stage no longer an ANC member, in prison, as well as the white business, white academics and professionals and Bantustan leaders. Ja, Mangope included. Ne o reng? What happened here is that the apartheid regime sent Afrikaaner businessmen and academics to ask the ANC in exile to start negotiations. The paranoid ANC, led by Thabo Mbeki, dilly dallied not bel ...
Politics, politicians, expensive mind games, show no remorse, greed and corruption till the grave. I am an objective "political analyst" and a none card carrying member of the ANC of Albert Luthuli, Oliver Tambo, Joe Slovo, Alfred B Nzo, Helen Joseph, Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Govan Mbeki, Thabo Mbeki etc. The leaders of integrity and dignity. My views and opinions are not bias nor sexists or racists. South Africans our country is between the toilet pipes and the drain. Firstly, SANDRAL in Gauteng is just wasting the State funds, in the mission to recover e-toll funds they spend R154 000 000.00 to only recover R150 000 000.00 meaning they spend more to recover less. Already as it is the millions of motorist that are not registered they owe a half a billion to SANDRAL which they claim those who do not pay will be summoned to court and possibly be arrested. What is the logic of having thousands and thousands of motorists imprisoned if prisons are already jam packed as it is. The ANC and the parti ...
The stance taken by jurists based in KZN corroborates submission made by Former President Thabo Mbeki with regard to "homeboy phenomenon"
"The African Peer Review Mechanism - set up by Former President Thabo Mbeki to tackle the continent's problems is a shambles"
here's an African Renaissance Statement of Deputy President, Thabo Mbeki from August 1998
I didn't agree with the way former Pres Thabo Mbeki was removed and it would be wrong if Pres Zuma was removed i…
We need to understand where we coming from and where we going...this country has come from far and yes we still have a long ahead of us ...my plea is that people should stop speaking stupid things like Zuma has done nothing ,he has no story to tell and the government was much better during Nelson Mandela and Thabo mbeki 's terms coz that's pure stupidity and being ungrateful ! Goodnight 4Rnds
Nole is like Thabo Mbeki people will most probably start liking him in past tense
Ukraine: Western hypocrisy, and SA's feeble response Isaac Mpho Mogotsi 30 March 2014 Isaac Mogotsi says Power FM has been getting the crisis in that country wrong IT'S RUSSIA, NOT AFRICA, BLOODY STUPID: THE UKRAINIAN FASCIST PUTSCH, WESTERN DIPLOMATIC HYPOCRISY AND South Africa'S EFFEMINATE CRIMEA POLICY INTRODUCTION In one of its promotional audio clips, which has become a kind of its signature debate emblem, Power FM, the new Johannesburg, northern suburb-based radio station presumably catering predominantly to the so-called black middle class of the Gauteng province of South Africa, Former President Thabo Mbeki can be heard, in his typical deep monotone voice, intoning: "It would be good if, in the future, you heard people say, if you want to know the truth about what is happening in the world, switch onto Power FM." Or something to that effect. In search of the truth about the volatile situation in Crimea, and the tensions over it between Russia and Ukraine, as well as between Russia and the West o . ...
The country's income statement seems to be accumulating liabilities on the credit side with zero balance on the debit side. The current account is on deficit with the petrol price increasing daily, what went wrong? The Institute for Accountability in Southern Afria has lodged an official objection to Jacob Zuma's candidacy for presidency in the May elections. Thabo Mbeki where are your leader?
Yesterday and today we have been on door to door in Sarah Baartman Region. Our people love the ANC as I'm reminded by what Former President Thabo Mbeki said at the time in 1967, 21 July about passing away of the President General of the ANC Chief Mvumbi Albert John Luthuli: "like a bolt from the blue came the dreadful news that the very head of our movement, the first among equals, President Albert Luthuli, had been struck by a train at a lonely railway crossing not far from his home, and was no more. The masses of our people were not there, and could not have been present, to serve as his protective shield. Today I Andile Lungisa I'm making a clarion call in a different context, different time, different conditions to all our masses especially young people that now is the time to serve as a protective shield come May 7, 2014 to go and vote for the ANC in defence of our revolution. What ever challenges we mighty have hand yesterday or today maybe tomorrow the masses of our people know where the ANC co ...
An open letter to comrade Jacob Zuma, by Marion Sparg Dear Comrade JZ I write to you on Human Rights Day shortly before we celebrate the 20th anniversary of our democracy. I write to you not as the president either of the ANC or of South Africa, but as a comrade. I met you in exile a long time ago. I know you as someone who loves the ANC dearly and who has made an enormous contribution to the struggle for freedom in our country. I also know you as someone who loves nothing more than to work in our organisation at ground level. One of my dearest memories of you is an image I have of you in exile sitting in a house in Lusaka, Zambia, with a group of young comrades sitting around you on the floor while you entertained them with stories from KwaZulu-Natal. I have no doubt most of these stories were a combination of fact and fiction. That most of them included fact made them all the more powerful. And the fact that they contained fiction of course made them riveting. Each of them contained a powerful lesson. Y ...
" today it feels good to be an African" Thabo Mbeki.
Funny, just realised that Thabo Mbeki's thesis of two South Africas applies to Zambia too. Sorry, for Zambia, make it three Zambias. There is a Zambia where the ruling party and their follows dwell; then there is one where the opposition parties and their follows dwell; and, lastly there is a Zambia where those that continue weeping in silence dwell. I dwell in none, for I, man, am an anachronism.
All of South Africa watched the fall of a great South African President (Thabo Mbeki) for petty cabal street politics. If the ANC can recall him, why mot Zuma to restore faith in the ranks?? This nkandla thing causes anger to youth and elderley.
'The levels of poverty in the country are still too high after these 20 years of democracy', says President Thabo Mbeki. He says big business and government should put their issues aside and address the national challenges that South Africa faces.
"Patient because history is on their side, these masses do not despair because today the weather is bad." - Thabo Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki refused to buy ARVs and they said he was responsible for killing millions of people. Today I'm hearing it's ARVs t…
During President Thabo Mbeki, the SA health system crmbled. Opposition parties called for the National Heath System (NHI) now that the ANC is implementing the NHI the very same opposition parties are now sayng it will fail and not work. -Dr Aron Motswaledi SABC debate
So Thuli Madonsela makes a comparison between Cde Mandela's security upgrades worth R32 million in 1998 and Zuma's R246 million 15 years later. The learned Advocate is failing to tell the nation how much that One "big" Mandela house, the security features, fence, Police satellite station is worth today if we were to consider the increase in value for goods and services since then. She blatantly chooses to sensationalise that "not even Mandela's" security upgrades cost so much. What she's refusing to say is that the Mtata Airport was renovated specifically for Mandela's access to Qunu not the people of Mtata. She refuses to acknowledge that nearly a Billion Rand has been spent on that stretch todate. Why are "objective" South Africans refusing to ask these important questions? She's silent to the fact that in 2004, Douglas Gibson of the DA wanted to go and inspect what the DA at the time called the R54 million security upgrade for Cde Thabo Mbeki because the initial amount was R12 million and escalated to ...
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