Political economist and South African Institute of International Affairs deputy chairman Moeletsi Mbeki discusses South Africa’s future by looking back at Africa’s past. Mbeki attended Democracy Works’ launch event, which featured a discussion panel hosted by our Executive Chairperson, William Gumede.
The panel also included former South African Minister for Intelligence Services Ronnie Kasrils and independent political analyst Dr. Somadoda Fikeni. During his opening statement, Mr. Mbeki touched on political as well as personal experiences throughout Africa, helping to contextualize South Africa’s current trajectory as he sees it.
Mbeki makes a strong appeal for support for civil society and Democracy Works Foundation in particular.