Zimbabwe: Mugabe Faces Tougher Scrutiny, Says ANC

source: allAfrica
Business Day (Johannesburg)
Dumisani Muleya
27 August 2009

Johannesburg — PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma arrives in Harare today amid speculation that President Robert Mugabe is gravely ill and a promise from his party that he will be more vocal in criticising Mugabe.

Zuma is expected to mediate outstanding issues dividing Zimbabwe’s unity government.

African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe indicated yesterday Zuma would be critical of Mugabe’s “adolescent” and “deviant” behaviour. “President Zuma will be more vocal in terms of what we see as deviant behaviour by our neighbours,” Mantashe told the Foreign Correspondents’ Association.

Zuma is due to meet Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and [continue reading]



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