South African President Resignation Speech

President Thabo Mbeki announced his resignation as president. His resignation was based on a court announcement that he might have… read more

President Thabo Mbeki announced his resignation as president. His resignation was based on a court announcement that he might have pressured prosecutors to file corruption charges against his political rivals, most notably Jacob Zuma. He talked about his achievements during his nearly two term administration. He also spoke on the goals that the next administration should engage in, specifically in areas of human rights.

This program was aired by the South African Broadcasting Corporation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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South African President Resignation Speech

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Program ID:
281268-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Pretoria, South Africa
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2008
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2008

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  • Sep 21, 2008 | 5:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 22, 2008 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 22, 2008 | 10:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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