Latest Thabo Mbeki News

Mbeki Documentary To Be Banned?

18th July 2007

A documentary about South African President THABO MBEKI looks likely to be axed after state broadcaster SABC filed a lawsuit in court to prevent its screening. Despite commissioning Unauthorised: Thabo Mbeki And The African Country,...

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South Africa Celebrates Tsotsi Film

10th March 2006

The cast and crew of award-winning film TSOTSI will be honoured with a street parade through Johannesburg upon their return to South Africa. Tsotsi director GAVIN HOOD, whose film about crime and redemption won the...

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Mbeki Honours Kapoor

6th February 2006

South African President THABO MBEKI paid tribute to Indian actor ANIL KAPOOR on Friday (03FEB06), hailing the Bollywood star as a "global brand ambassador" for the African nation. The PUKAR actor, 46, received the...

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Mandela Honoured At 86th Birthday

19th July 2004

NELSON MANDELA has celebrated his 86th birthday with his family - including his ex-wife WINNIE. The former South African president cut his birthday cake with both Winnie and current wife GRACA MACHEL at...

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South African Star Fassie Dies

11th May 2004

South African singer BRENDA FASSIE has died following heart failure. She was 39. The WEEKEND SPECIAL hitmaker was rushed to Johannesburg's SUNNINGHILL HOSPITAL last month (26APR04) after an asthma attack led to cardio-respiratory arrest....

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Mbeki Congratulations Theron

9th March 2004

Hollywood beauty CHARLIZE THERON was presented with an ounce (28 grams) of gold as she met South African president THABO MBEKI on Monday (08MAR04). The Benoni-born actress returned to her homeland to share her...

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