Zimbabwe: Mugabe, Tsvangirai in Decisive Meeting

source: allAfrica
Zimbabwe Independent (Harare)
8 August 2008
Posted to the web 8 August 2008
Dumisani Muleya

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his political rival Morgan Tsvangirai are expected to hold a make or break meeting on Sunday in Harare under President Thabo Mbeki’s chairmanship to endorse a power-sharing deal struck in Pretoria yesterday.

The meeting will decide whether or not the Zanu PF and the opposition MDC draft agreement would be approved by their principals.

Informed sources said a final agreement was expected on Sunday, although the talks ended yesterday.

Mbeki and his team are expected to fly into Harare either tomorrow or on Sunday morning for the meeting. Zanu PF and MDC negotiators started returning home last night.

There was speculation Mbeki would travel to Harare during the week but this was not [continue reading]

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