Outgoing South African Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni was among several world finance experts who did not provide adequate leadership to prevent the global finance crisis, former president Thabo Mbeki said on Wednesday.
Mbeki was speaking on the "effective exercise of leadership" and the future role of the youth at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
"The effective exercise of leadership must, in part, be based on as thorough an understanding as possible of objective reality," he said.
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I really hate to knock a guy when he's down, but isn't this the same Thabo Mbeki who led the country's AIDS response on the basis that HIV does not cause AIDS?