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Why Africa Needs Buhari And Zuma To Forge A Strong Alliance

AFRICANGLOBE - Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration as Nigeria's president presents new opportunities for reinvigorating relations between Nigeria and South Africa, the continent's biggest economies. Since the 1990s, the collective leadership of Nigeria and South Africa has been vital in providing the foundations for African renewal, the creation of institutions on the continent and the mobilisation of African voices in the global arena.

Africa Loses U.S.$60 Billion Annually Through Illicit Financial Flows – Mbeki

AFRICANGLOBE - Monies for infrastructure and social amenities for the poor African population are being transferred to other countries via illicit financial flows. A former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, on Sunday in Abuja said African countries lose between $50 billion and $60 billion annually through illicit financial flow, IFF.

Africans Must Unite Says Former South African President

AFRICANGLOBE - Our beloved Pan African iconic revolutionary leader on Pan Africanism and Pan African Renaissance, asked us as Africans in Diasporas and in Africa, to define ourselves.

How Africa Can Own Its Resources: The Zimbabwe Example

AFRICANGLOBE - I think we should ask ourselves the question: Why is Zimbabwe such a major issue for some people? Zimbabwe is a small country by any standard; there is no particular reason why Zimbabwe should be a matter to which The New York Times, the London Guardian and whoever else . . . why are they paying so much attention to Zimbabwe?

Thabo Mbeki Spills The British Beans

AFRICANGLOBE - I am hardly surprised by Thabo Mbeki’s recent revelations about an attempted British military intervention in Zimbabwe. What Mugabe did to the White farmers angered the White establishment. Although they feign a righteous concern over human rights and democracy, the real issue is bitterness over land. They are inconsolable.

South Africa: Cool Heads Needed in Land Reform Debate

AFRICANGLOBE - It is time for a clear perspective on the emotive issue of land reform in South Africa. Only if we cut through the disinformation, bad analysis and political opportunism can we approach consensus and make the progress we need to make.

Nelson Mandela Could Soon Be Heading Home – Mbeki

AFRICANGLOBE - Nelson Mandela may be discharged from hospital soon to recuperate at home, said a former president of South Africa. The prediction about Mandela leaving the hospital was made by Thabo Mbeki as he gave a memorial lecture for the African National Congress Saturday in South Africa.

Weakened Sudan Moves to Mend Ties With South Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - The Sudanese government has officially announced its acceptance of proposals made by the head of the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP),...

Africa Loses U.S. $50 Billion Annually to Illicit Fund Flow

AFRICANGLOBE - The Chairman of the United Nations High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has said that the continent loses, at least, $50 billion annually through illicit fund flows.

Revamping Nigeria – South Africa Relations Key to Africa’s Progress

AFRICANGLOBE - Since the advent of democracy in South Africa in 1994, Tshwane's relationship with Nigeria has been a mix of rivalry, tension and cooperation. The pattern of interaction has oscillated from President Mandela's principled stance against General Sani Abacha's dictatorship to

The Legacy of Julius Malema In South African Politics

AFRICANGLOBE - Julius Malema is a political creation of the 2007 fall of South Africa's former President, Thabo Mbeki, from power. As the newly-elected leader of the ANC Youth League, Malema became instrumental in Mbeki's ouster as the rugged kingmaker of the rising political star, Jacob Zuma.

Well Done Thabo Mbeki

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki should be commended for his insightful, factual and uplifting speech at the Diamond Conference in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe...

Africa: Thabo Mbeki Named ‘African of the Year’

AFRICANGLOBE - Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has been named "African of the Year" for his "persistent and consistent" efforts to avert war...

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki Criticizes Zuma’s Leadership

South Africa’s influential former president Thabo Mbeki, who succeeded Nelson Mandela as the leader of South Africa, gave a rare speech in which he voiced his...

Thabo Mbeki to Visit Khartoum Ahead of ‘Final’ Talks Between Both...

Thabo Mbeki, head of the Africa Union (AU) panel mediating talks between Sudan and South Sudan, is expected to arrive in the former's capital...

Thabo Mbeki Working On Draft Agreements on Abyei, Border Conflicts

While talks between South Sudan - South are in recess for the rest of the month, Thabo Mbeki, head of the African Union High...