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Why Thabo Mbeki can't rescue the ANC from Zuma

Rand Daily Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
I received a call from a friend on Saturday. The call was provoked by the decision of the ANC in Gauteng to invite veterans, such as Thabo Mbeki, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, Kgalema Motlanthe, Mavuso Msimang and Tokyo Sexwale to join ...
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ANC hopes Thabo Mbeki will campaign for party

Eyewitness News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
JOHANNESBURG - African National Congress (ANC) Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile says he hopes former president Thabo Mbeki will heed the call to campaign for the party ahead of the upcoming elections like other ANC veterans. At the weekend ...
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I know who Mbeki will vote for - Zuma

News24 - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Brits - President Jacob Zuma says he knows who former president Thabo Mbeki will vote for, even if he refuses to campaign for the African National Congress.
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'ANC must beg Thabo Mbeki to join election campaign'

Rand Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The ANC in Gauteng must humble itself before former president Thabo Mbeki if it wants to win the upcoming elections. This is according to ANC stalwart and former minister in the Presidency Essop Pahad.
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We don't know why Mbeki is silent – ANC

Citizen - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The ANC in Gauteng says that although it does not know why Thabo Mbeki has not been part of the election campaign, it is certain that the former president remains a member of the ruling party in good standing.

Cyril hints that Mbeki is needed

Citizen - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
In the wake of speculation about whether former president Thabo Mbeki is willing to assist the ruling ANC to campaign for the local government elections on August 3, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday called on “all ANC heavyweights” to ...
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It would be disingenuous of Mbeki to campaign for ANC: Maimane

Independent Online - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Tshwane - Former president Thabo Mbeki is reluctant to join the African National Congress campaign trail ahead of the tightly-contested August 3 polls because the party he once led has degenerated, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane ventured on ...
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Mbeki is protesting silently – Malema

Citizen - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Commenting on the uncertainty around whether former president Thabo Mbeki would campaign for the ANC, Malema said Mbeki was refusing silently, saying to the ANC “when you recalled me, you said you will manage without me”.
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Tambo family 'joins Mbeki' in shunning ANC

Citizen - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Earlier this week, The Citizen reported that former president Thabo Mbeki had been approached by the ANC in the person of Joburg Mayor Parks Tau to assist with campaigning with only two weeks to go to elections on August 3. Our sources, however ...
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Mbeki 'not keen' to campaign for ANC

Citizen - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Former president Thabo Mbeki shakes hands with City of Joburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau after a courtesy visit by the mayor at the Thabo Mbeki Foundation in Killarney, 18 July 2016. Picture: Jacques Nelles ...

Tau seeks counsel from Mbeki after nomination

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“We were here to brief former president Mbeki on the work that we are doing as a city but also the international responsibilities.

Joburg mayor asks for Mbeki's advice

Citizen - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Local government has been identified as an important part of implementing the new global agenda and, in a bid to execute that responsibility well, City of Joburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau met former president Thabo Mbeki on Monday afternoon. Smiling as ...
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Global AIDS conference highlights how South Africa's outlook has changed

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The first time the world came to South Africa for the conference the then president Thabo Mbeki shocked attendees by walking out of the room when Johnson addressed the conference pleading for treatment.

SA has lost respect in Africa, says Mbeki

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
He said people asked him after the ANC's 2007 Polokwane conference, when Mbeki was replaced by President Jacob Zuma in a bruising elections battle, whether that was the end of South Africa as people knew it, and whether the country would go down the ...
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'Let's do it for Madiba and ensure a DA victory'

Times LIVE - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Mandela was not the only ANC stalwart's name used by Maimane in his speech. He referred to former Umkhonto weSizwe chief of staff and SACP boss Chris Hani and former president Thabo Mbeki as he tried to convince people not to vote for the ruling party.

Mbeki to meet Sudanese opposition in mi-August : NUP

Sudan Tribune - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The head of NUP political bureau Mohamed Mahdi Hassan Thursday told Sudan Tribune the AUHIP Executive Director Abdel Gader Mohamed (Abdul) informed the Sudan Call groups that Mbeki would meet them in the second week of August without giving ...

'Don't be complacent' - Holomisa

Independent Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
He criticised Zuma for knowingly spending millions in public money on controversial improvements to his Nkandla homestead, on vehicles for his wives, and on his court battles.

Sudanese Congress Party will not quarrel with allied opposition groups: al-Dugair

Sudan Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
The opposition Sudan Call groups in a recent meeting held in Paris agreed to meet the African Union chief mediator Thabo Mbeki to discuss their reservations from the Roadmap Agreement before eventually signing it. But some political groups which had ...
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"Sudan Appeal" group says ready to sign Mbeki's roadmap

Radio Tamazuj - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The "Sudan Appeal" opposition coalition on Monday reiterated its position to sign the African Union peace roadmap agreement presented by Thabo Mbeki. Speaking at a press conference organized by the coalition in Khartoum, Mariam Al-Sadiq Al Mahdi, ...
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In Durban

London Review of Books (subscription) (blog) - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The 21st International Aids Conference was in Durban last week. The last time it was held here, 16 years ago, Aids denialism in South Africa was rife, people were dying on the front lawns of hospitals, unable to access treatment, and President Thabo ...