‘SA is part of the political situation in Zimbabwe’

Dr Ibbo Mandaza, academic and an intellectual based in Zimbabwe, says South Africa knew about the current political situation in Zimbabwe before it happened.

South Africa is part of it. The role of South Africa in the Zimbabwean situation needs to be interrogated very seriously.

Dr Ibbo Mandaza, academic and an intellectual based in Zimbabwe

Mandaza argued that it was well choreographed.

“South Africa is chair of the SADC (Southern African Development Community) so they had to know something.”

He added that the situation is unacceptable and must be addressed.

SA ENVOY ARRIVES, WELCOMED IN ZIM

Meanwhile, Clayson Monyela, head of public policy at Department of International Relations, confirmed that the South African envoy sent to Zimbabwe has arrived and is welcomed.

Monyela could not comment on the whereabouts of the sacked former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

I have not been cleared to speak on that issue although I am aware of certain things. Let’s just say all role players who have to do with the challenge will be engaged.

Clayson Monyela, head of public policy at Department of International Relations

He says that one of the people they have to meet is Robert Mugabe.


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