Advertisement

UK's Minister for Africa Visiting Zimbabwe

UK's Minister for Africa Visiting Zimbabwe

November 23, 2017 10:20 AM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Britain's minister for Africa, Rory Stewart, is visiting Zimbabwe to meet with political leaders and others from business and civil society groups.
    
In a statement, Stewart calls this "an absolutely critical moment in Zimbabwe's history" after the resignation of Robert Mugabe. He stepped down Tuesday after 37 years under military and political pressure and a public outpouring of frustration.
    
Stewart says that "the events of the last few days have given people here real hope that Zimbabwe can be set on a different, more democratic and more prosperous path.
    
"What comes next must be driven by Zimbabweans. It must be in line with the Zimbabwean constitution and will be impossible without clear resolve from the incoming government."
    
Emmerson Mnangagwa, a longtime Mugabe ally fired this month, will be sworn in Friday.
 

Advertisement

KAAL-TV

(Copyright 2017 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement
Relay Media Amp
Advertisement

Most Read Stories

Former DA Fired Amid Clergy Abuse Investigation

Former DA Fired Amid Clergy Abuse Investigation


PD: Mason City Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Child

VP Mike Pence in Iowa to talk About Tax Cuts and Jobs

Italy Declares State of Emergency After Bridge Collapse

$11,000 in Jewelry Missing From Rochester Home

Rochester City Officials Explain Recount Rules for Tight Primary Races

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement