Moeletsi Mbeki Biography
Moeletsi Goduka Mbeki was born on 30 November, 1945. He is a political economist and the deputy chairman of the South African Institute of International Affairs, an independent think tank based at the University of the Witwatersrand, and is a political analyst for Nedcor Bank. He is a member of the executive council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) which is based in London. He is the younger brother of former President Thabo Mbeki and son of ANC leader Govan Mbeki. He has been a frequent critic of President Mbeki.
Mbeki has a strong background in journalism, with a resume that includes a Harvard University Nieman Fellowship and time at the BBC. He often acts as a political commentator in South Africa, and is the author of a paper titled Perpetuating Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa, published on 30 June 2005 by International Policy Network. He was a media consultant for the ANC in the ’90s, and is currently the chairman of Endemol South Africa, a TV production house, and KMM Review Publishing and Africa. He has also been director of Comazar, which rehabilitates and grants concessions to railway networks in Africa.
Looking at articles written by him;
Architects of Poverty. Why African Capitalism Needs Changing, Central Books, April 2009, ISBN 1770101616
Advocates for change. How to overcome Africa’s challenges, Picador Africa, 2011, ISBN 978-1-77010-120-3 just to mention but a few of written books regards both political and economic situation in South Africa, Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa.