Thabo Mbeki

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (Xhosa: [tʰaɓɔ mbɛːkʼi]; born 25 June 1942) is a South African politician who was the second president of South Africa from 14 June 1999 to 24 September 2008, when he resigned at the request of his party, the African National Congress (ANC). Before that, he was deputy president under Nelson Mandela between 1994 and 1999. The son of Govan Mbeki, a renowned ANC intellectual, Mbeki has been involved in ANC politics since 1956, when he joined the ANC Youth League, and has been a member of the party's National Executive Committee since 1975.



DISA: Digital Innovation South Africa · 1 February 1989 English

Memorandum by Thabo Mbeki on the strategy and tactics of the National Democratic Movement in the aftermath of the 26 October Municipal Elections in South Africa.

UNISA: University of South Africa · 19 October 2012

Thabo Mbeki discusses former ANC president Oliver Tambo's contributions to the ANC and its evolution.

UNISA: University of South Africa · 21 September 2008

Thabo Mbeki's resignation speech as President of the Republic of South Africa.

UNISA: University of South Africa · 12 November 2012

Thabo Mbeki discusses the importance of Zimbabwe's handling and management of their natural resources including diamonds, platinum, chrome, copper, coal, and gold

UNISA: University of South Africa · 19 August 2008

Thabo Mbeki discusses the vision of the African Renaissance to put the emancipation of women at the centre of every principle, strategy, policy and programme adopted at national, regional and continental

UNISA: University of South Africa · 13 December 2010

Thabo Mbeki discusses the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the historic UN Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples.

UNISA: University of South Africa · 2 April 2007

Thabo Mbeki discusses the problems of corruption, which obstructs the objective of liberating billions of human beings from the scourge of poverty.

UNISA: University of South Africa · 2 August 2011

Thabo Mbeki discusses Africa's role in the new world order, especially alongside the United States.

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