South Africa: Mbeki resigns


South Africa president, Thabo Mbeki, has handed a resignation letter to the speaker of the National Assembly. This comes after his party, the ANC African National Congress, asked him to do so.

“Today [Sunday] – Mbeki said in a national TV speech –  I handed a letter to the honourable Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete to tender my resignation as President of South Africa”.mbeki01

The date of his resignation will be determined by the National Assembly.


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South Africa’s President Agrees to Resign

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