Thabo Mbeki

  • Mbeki formally resigns, denies role in Zuma prosecution September 22, 2008

    Johannesburg: Formally announcing his resignation Sunday, South African President Thabo Mbeki rejected allegations that he had interfered in the prosecution of his archrival Jacob Zuma and stressed his achievements during nine years in office. Mbeki was speaking a day after the ruling African National Congress demanded he step down seven months...
  • PM used Africa trip to indicate Ndeal may not be dead October 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister has made several statements on his Africa trip to to indicate that the IndoUS nuclear deal is not dead. And South African President Thabo Mbeki has now given a further boost to reports India is taking the deal negotiations further and conducting talks to the...
  • Low turnout at Satyagraha hurts Mbeki October 7, 2006

    Durban: Embarrassed with the poor turnout at the centenary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha attended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Durban, South African President Thabo Mbeki has said it will "remain a black mark against our movement and our people". "It will, for a long time, remain a black...
  • India, S Africa agree on strategic deal October 3, 2006

    New Delhi: Indian and South African leaders have agreed on a strategic deal Pretoria will support New Delhi's amibitions on civilian nuclear technology. In return, India will back them in their bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council. "President Mbeki and I have had very fruitful...