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Mbe·ki(əm-bā′kē), Thabo Mvuyelwa Born 1942.
South African economist and politician who served as president from 1999 to 2008. He pursued free-market economic policies and was criticized for his skepticism toward scientific explanations for the spread of AIDS.
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(Biography) Thabo (Mvuyelwa) (ˈtɑːbəʊ). born 1942, South African politician: a member of the African National Congress (ANC); deputy president of South Africa (1994–99); president (1999–2008)
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Mbe•ki(ˈbɛk i, əmˈbɛk i)
Thabo, born 1942, president of South Africa since 1999.
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