To the north of South Africa lie Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland, while the Kingdom of Thabo Mbeki Born
and raised in Idutywa , what is now the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Mbeki is one of four children of Epainette and Govan Mbeki.
father was a stalwart of the African National Congress
(ANC) and the South African Communist Party.
is a native Xhosa speaker.
parents were both teachers and activists in a rural area of ANC
, George W. Bush George Walker Bush ( /ËˆdÊ'É"rdÊ' ËˆwÉ"ËkÉš ËˆbÊŠÊƒ/ ; born July 6, 1946) is the forty-third and current President of the United States
He served as the forty-sixth Governor of Texas from 1995 until 2000 before being sworn in as President on January 20, 2001.
term will end on January 20, 2009 and the Prime Minister of Canada Canada
is a country occupying most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean.
It is the world's second largest country by total area, and shares land borders with the United States
to the south and northwest Stephen Harper Stephen Joseph Harper PC MP is the twenty-second and current Prime Minister of Canada
, and leader of the Conservative Party.
Harper became Prime Minister after his
party won a minority government in the January 2006 federal election.
He is the first Prime Minister from the newly amalgamated Conservative Party, following twelve years of government in the chair.