Thursday, 23 November 2017


The President elect Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa met with the politburo last night. This was Cde Mnangagwa’s first interaction with the Zanu PF senior members following his dismissal by the then President Cde Robert Mugabe.

Earlier on, Cde Mnangagwa addressed thousands of Zanu PF supporters at the party headquarters in Harare where he promised to revive the economy and engage the international community in rebuilding the economy.

The inauguration of Cde Mnangagwa will be held this Friday.

Meanwhile, theMinister for Africa Rory Stewart arrived in Harare on 23 November. He will hold meetings with a range of political leaders from various parties, business representatives, human rights groups, NGOs and civil society. He will also see some of the important development work being carried out here by UK.

Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart said: “This is an absolutely critical moment in Zimbabwe’s history. Zimbabweans suffered for too long as a result of Mugabe’s ruinous rule. The events of the last few days have given people here real hope that Zimbabwe can be set on a different, more democratic and more prosperous path.

What comes next must be driven by Zimbabweans - it must be in line with the Zimbabwean constitution and will be impossible without clear resolve from the incoming government. That is what my visit here is all about.

    Britain wants to be a genuine partner for Zimbabweans as they forge a new future.


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