The Mbeki presidency: Lusaka wins

SOURCE: South African yearbook of international affairs 2001/02
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2002
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Daniel
KEYWORDS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC), DEMOCRACY, GOVERNANCE, GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE, MBEKI, THABO, POLITICS
DEPARTMENT: Office of the CEO (ERM), Office of the CEO (OCEO), Office of the CEO (IL), Office of the CEO (BS), Office of the CEO (IA)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2206

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Abstract

This paper offers an assessment of the performance of, and prospects for, the Mbeki regime and assumes a familiarity with the constitutional and structural dimensions of the Presidency in South Africa. The analysis concentrates on the period from Thabo Mbeki's elections in June 1999 to the local government election in December 2000 and the African National Congress Lekgotla or policy review in January 2001.