People join ANC just to get access to powerful positions: Thabo Mbeki
Shortly after celebrating his 80th birthday, Mbeki expresses concern at lack of renewal in the ANC
Former president Thabo Mbeki says the ANC is at risk because it has failed to renew itself as a party and many of its leaders are still only interested in access to powerful positions.
In a wide-ranging interview with TimesLIVE after celebrating his 80th birthday, Mbeki said the party was approaching its elective conference in December without having renewed itself.
This has led pundits to speculate the former liberation movement will collapse within two years...