Thabo Mbeki

The NEC hopes the succession battle -- because that's what it is -- will be civil and conducted within the rules. Good luck.
This leadership race is every bit as important as the one when Thabo Mbeki and Cyril Ramaphosa squared off to succeed Nelson Mandela.
Three speeches Jacob Zuma gave in Zulu at the end of last year gives us valuable insights into his mind. We had them translated so you didn't have to.
There's something special about the ANC's January 8 Statement. Here's what to look out for.
The governing party won't act against its leader, even though he caused mortal injury to party and country.
He's survived scandal upon scandal and has been declared politically unsalvageable more times than most. But Jacob Zuma is not going anywhere fast.
Twenty years ago I was standing in a mixed race voting line, all of us petrified of what lay ahead and now here we are in a democratic South Africa. As a 50 something year old gay white male that has lived in this country his entire life, I can assure you it has been no bed of roses, and is still not anywhere near one.
Tony Blair put pressure on South Africa to take military action to topple Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, the country's