Mugabe makes it clear to Zuma he is not sharing power

source: SW Radio Africa
By Tichaona Sibanda
31 March 2010

Robert Mugabe has reportedly said he will not appoint provincial governors from the MDC, as they may not be loyal to him. He has also dug in his heels and said that Attorney-General Johannes Tomana and central bank boss Gideon Gono are going nowhere.

The ZANU PF leader is said to have told all this to South African President Jacob Zuma two weeks ago, also reiterating that he will not appoint Roy Bennett, the MDC treasurer-general, to the agriculture portfolio or any other ministerial post. The comments were made during a private meeting Mugabe had with President Zuma in Harare.

Yet another clear indication that the latest talks can go nowhere as Mugabe has no intention of sharing power.

The revelation about these comments was told to a Zimbabwe delegation during a meeting with senior officials in South Africa’s department of International Relations and Cooperation (formerly the Foreign Affairs Ministry).

On Monday the delegation, under the banner of [continue reading]

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