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Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa Mbeki (1910 - 2001) was a South African politician, and father of Thabo Mbeki, the current President of South Africa. 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... President Thabo Mbeki Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (born June 18, 1942) is the President of the Republic of South Africa. ...


He attended Fort Hare University, meeting other African struggle leaders there. Fort Hare University is located on the Tyhume river in a South African town known as Alice in English or as eDikeni in the local isiXhosa language. ...


He was a leader of the African National Congress (ANC) and of the South African Communist Party. After the Rivonia Trial, he was imprisoned for treason against the white minority South Africa government (1964 - 1987) with Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu. Govan Mbeki was released from custody after serving 24 years in the Robben Island prison on November 5, 1987. The African National Congress (ANC), originally (until 1923) South African Native National Congress, has been South Africas governing party since the establishment of majority rule in May 1994. ... The South African Communist Party (SACP) was founded in 1921 as the Communist Party of South Africa. ... The Rivonia Trial was an infamous trial which took place in South Africa between 1963 and 1964, in which ten leaders of the African National Congress were tried for 221 acts of sabotage designed to ferment violent revolution. Origins It was named after Rivonia, the suburb of Johannesburg where 19... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, OM, (born July 18, 1918) before becoming President of South Africa, was one of its chief anti-apartheid activists, and was also an anti-apartheid saboteur. ... Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu (May 18, 1912 - May 5, 2003) was a South African anti-apartheid activist and member of the African National Congress (ANC). ... Prison Buildings on Robben Island Robben Island (Dutch for seal island) is an island 12 km off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ...


He served in South Africa's post-apartheid Senate from 1994 to 1997, and its successor, the National Council of Provinces from 1997 to 1999. Apartheid (International Phonetic Alphabet or in English and in Afrikaans) is the policy and the system of laws implemented and continued by White minority governments in South Africa from 1948 to 1990; and by extension any legally sanctioned system of racial segregation. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: South African politics | South Africa stubs ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


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Thabo Mbeki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1668 words)
Born in the Transkei region of South Africa, Mbeki is the son of Govan Mbeki (1910 - 2001), a stalwart of the African National Congress (ANC) and the South African Communist Party.
Mbeki's views on the causes and treatment of AIDS have also been subject to criticism, most notably his defence (April 2000) of a small group of dissident scientists who claim that HIV is not the cause of the disease (See AIDS reappraisal).
Mbeki was also criticized by many members of his own party over the firing of the deputy president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma in 2005 after the latter was implicated in a corruption scandal.
Govan Mbeki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (144 words)
Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa Mbeki (1910 - 2001) was a South African politician, and father of Thabo Mbeki, the current President of South Africa.
Govan Mbeki was released from custody after serving 24 years in the Robben Island prison on November 5, 1987.
He served in South Africa's post-apartheid Senate from 1994 to 1997, and its successor, the National Council of Provinces from 1997 to 1999.
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