Reports say Mugabe snubbed Zuma`s envoys Wednesday

source: SW Radio Africa
By Tererai Karimakwenda
14 October, 2010

The delegation sent by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma to Zimbabwe, to try to resolve the latest crisis in the unity government, arrived on Wednesday. Unconfirmed reports say they have met with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai but failed to secure a meeting with Robert Mugabe. We were unable to contact any of Zuma’s delegation members for an update.

Upon their arrival Wednesday the team of Charles Nqakula, Mac Maharaj and Lindiwe Zulu tried to downplay the seriousness of the row that has developed between Mugabe and Tsvangirai, with Nqakula saying: “We are back here as part of our monitoring exercises to check with political parties here what has happened since the last summit.”

But the trio arrived without an appointment, which confirms the fact that the trip was made in a hurry and Mugabe’s lack of interest in seeing them immediately.

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