Wonder whether Thabo Mbeki will still be President of South Africa tomorrow. The Times is reporting that the ANC has “decided to tell President Thabo Mbeki to resign – or face a motion of no confidence in Parliament.” See the full story.
#37. Have a drink at The Rosebank hotel’s Circle Bar. With conversation across the land being dominated by whether SA President Thabo Mbeki should be forced to “fall on his sword” — after a high court ruling that was meant to decide the fate of his greatest political foe, Jacob Zuma, instead put the failure of the Mbeki presidency back in the uncomfortable glare of the spotlight — it may be time to start drinking.