. With the formation of this transitional government, President Mugabe, Professor Mutambara and I have pledged, in the sight of God, to deliver the nation to a new political dispensation . . This is the debt we owe to our liberation heroes and our democratic movement heroes who paid the ultimate price so we could all live together free from fear, hunger, and poverty.
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PM staffers trial moved to Thursday
Monday, 13 May 2013
The Trial for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s staffers who are facing charges of contravening the Official Secrets Act has been postponed to Thursdayafter the presiding magistrate failed to turn up.
The defense counsel representing Thabani Mpofu, Felix Matsinde, Warship Dumba and Mehluli Tshuma who were arrested in March this year together with prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mthetwa described the no-show by the magistrate as an attempt to keep the PM staffers in suspense.
Africa has come out in full support of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s push for reforms ahead of the watershed elections scheduled towards the end of the year.
In separate meetings with Prime Minister Tsvangirai who was on a diplomatic tour to appraise SADC and the AU on the political situation in the country, the Heads of State and Government said they were watching the electoral process and were in support of Facilitator President Jacob Zuma’s efforts.
SADC and the AU are the curators of the Global Political Agreement which led to the formation of the inclusive Government.
Prime Minister Tsvangirai held meetings with the Facilitator President Zuma, SADC Organ Troika Chair, President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania,Gabon, Nigerian and Botswana Presidents, Ali Bongo Ondimba, Goodluck Jonathan and Seretse Khama Ian Khama respectively.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai ends Africa Diplomatic Safari
Sunday, 05 May 2013
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai ended his Africa diplomatic safari on Sunday after meeting Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan, the Prime Minister of Cote d’ Ivoire on Saturday and President Ian Khama of Botswana on Sunday.
The diplomatic offensive was targeted at key leaders of four of the regional blocks that make up the Africa Union i.e. SADC, ECOWAS, EAC and the Central African regional block led by Gabon.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday took his diplomatic offensive to Central and West Africa, where he met Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba and Nigerian leader President Goodluck Jonathan as part of his tour to press for Africa’s support for free and fair elections in Zimbabwe.
The Prime Minister is on a tour to meet with guarantors of the GPA in both SADC and the African Union to press for the full implementation of agreed reforms and a summit to set the ground rules for a credible plebiscite in Zimbabwe.
PM meets Tanzania President Kikwete & Angolan Foreign Minister
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, today met with the President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, who is also the Chairperson of the SADC Organ Troika.
PM Tsvangirai also had a brief stop over in Luanda and met with the Angolan Foreign Minister, Georges Chicoti.
President Kikwete, after receiving a briefing from PM Tsvangirai said: “As SADC, we are very much interested in an election that is credible, free and fair. We want Zimbabweans to exercise their unfettered right to choose a leader of their choice.”