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 “To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars in the very bottom of hardship” By W.E.B. Du Bois    |    “A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.” By Fidel Castro    |    “The civilization of the twentieth century cannot be universal except by being a dynamic synthesis of all the cultural values of all civilizations. It will be monstrous unless it is seasoned with the salt of negri-tude, for it will be without the savor of humanity.” By Leopold Senghor

TMALI - Application & Registration opened for 2nd Semester until 18 July 2014

Prof MS Makhanya, Principal and Vice Chancellor

A Tribute to Prof Hayman Russel Botman

Lecture Delivered by Dr Salim Ahmed Salim to the 5th Thabo Mbeki Foundation Africa Day Lecture – 23 May 2014

Africa Forum Communique on the Commemoration of Africa Day, 25 May 2014




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Vision and Mission


The vision of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation is to be a catalyst for the achievement of an African Renaissance by mobilizing Africa's progressive forces and creating a platform for dialogue to promote the birth of a continental social movement driven by a new cadre of leaders dedicated to Africa's political, social and economic development.


To be the catalyst for progressive change for the achievement of an African Renaissance.

Did You Know

This year (2014) South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy.  The 27th April 1994 marked the end of apartheid rule and the introduction of a new constitutional order based on a non-sexist, non-racial and democratic society and Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela became the first black President.

This year South Africa will also hold its fifth democratic election.