Former South African President Thabo Mbeki said he regrets his government’s failure to create more jobs and reduce poverty.
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki accused the United Nations of neglecting its mandate to prevent and halt conflict in Africa, saying the result was the needless loss of millions of lives.
Sudan is ready to resume negotiations to end clashes in the border state of Southern Kordofan, former South African President Thabo Mbeki said, denying that Umar al- Bashir’s government had pulled out of the talks.
When boos for President Jacob Zuma threatened to spoil South Africa’s memorial service for Nelson Mandela, Cyril Ramaphosa, the master of ceremonies, stepped to the podium.
South Africa’s anti-corruption unit head, Willem Heath, faces an investigation into comments he made about former President Thabo Mbeki, less than two weeks after being appointed to the position.
"The challenge that we faced then and continue to face now is to achieve actual practical results with regard to the eradication of the legacy of colonialism and apartheid."
- Thabo Mbeki on Jun 21, 2013