Mbeki says hated Afrikaner legacy ‘still lingering in South Africa’

The Anglo-Xhosa politician and former South African president Thabo Mbeki says the legacy of Afrikaner rule still hangs over the country, and it’s now up to the youth to bring change.

According to media reports, the former head of state … Read the rest

ANC national chairwoman warns of plot to unseat Zuma

ANC national chairwoman Baleka Mbete believes there is an internal plot to unseat President Jacob Zuma before he completes his second term.

Speaking at the ANC Limpopo provincial general council in Polokwane on Sunday night, Mbete said Zuma’s detractors who … Read the rest

Mbeki sees ‘Africa rising’ and S. Africa should take part

“Africa is rising — let the South African corporate world become part of the story of the rising of the African continent,” said Thabo Mbeki, the former ANC leader and South African president.

“That means looking beyond something called the … Read the rest

Accord on Afrikaner self-determination 23 April 1994

prinsevlagBETWEEN THE FREEDOM FRONT, THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT/NATIONAL party taking note of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act 200 of 1993 as amended; and taking note of the unsigned Memorandum of Agreement … Read the rest

Bantu imperialism

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by Dan Roodt

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I was still pondering the implications of “black colonialism” as set out in a previous column when it struck me that some of South Africa’s ethnic categories … Read the rest

Mbeki defends Zim outcome

Thabo MbekiFormer SA president Thabo Mbeki says Zimbabweans should be allowed to determine their own future. His statement comes after the recent disputed elections in Zimbabwe.

Addressing the students of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute in Pretoria, Mbeki said it … Read the rest

Who is Naspers?

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by Albert Brenner

The bewildered herd must be governed by a specialized class whose interests reach beyond the locality. (Walther Lippmann)

Knowledge is power… and power is money. In order to make big money, you need big money.

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Mbeki’s nephew dies after ‘racist’ altercation with Swedish cops

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Former president Thabo Mbeki’s nephew died in Sweden last year under what now appears to have been suspicious circumstances.

Swedish police are facing accusations of brutality leading to his death. They have also been accused of attempting a … Read the rest

‘Racism’: South Africa’s biggest industry

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There is an email joke currently doing the rounds, which contains more than just a grain of truth. A black boy asks his mom: “Mommy, what is democracy?” His mother answers that democracy is something that allows

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Thabo Mbeki’s speech at Howard University, Washington on 23 May 2000

South African President, Thabo Mbeki, Howard University President, H. Patrick Swygert, and Distinguished Professor Joseph E. Harris

President H. Patrick Swygert, President of Howard University; Mr. Frank Savage, Chairperson, Alliance Capital; Dr Joseph Harris, Committee Chairperson.

Ladies and Gentlemen.

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Zille on anti-nationalist crusade againts Nkandla

South African police prevented the country’s anti-nationalist opposition leader from using a public road leading to President Jacob Zuma’s house in his home village on Sunday, citing valid safety concerns.

DA invasion bore a strong resemblance to its youth subsidy … Read the rest

‘African Dream about to explode’

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Former President Thabo Mbeki has warned of more Arab spring uprisings on the continent if African leaders continued to be “preoccupied” with enriching themselves and not being concerned about “the lives of the people”.

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Did South African police kill at Marikana to help black billionaire Ramaphosa’s finances?

The scene at Marikana, north west of Johannesburg, last week

Over the past few days PRAAG obtained new information about the Marikana massacre that is currently still making frontpage news in South Africa. It appears as if the miners of

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