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Jacob Zuma confirms Mugabe is under House Arrest

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The South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is confined to his home.

Tweeting through @GovernmentZA, the official South African Government account, it was announced that South Africa would be sending a special envoy to both Zimbabwe and Angola.

It was revealed that the envoy, which will include the South African Minister of Defence, will be meeting with Mugabe and the Zimbabwean Defence Force.

Read the tweets below:

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of SADC, is sending Special Envoys to #Zimbabwe and Angola in light of the unfolding situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe.

The President is sending the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the Minister of State Security, Adv Bongani Bongo to #Zimbabwe to meet with President Robert Mugabe and the Zimbabwean Defence Force

President Zuma spoke to President Robert Mugabe earlier today who indicated that he was confined to his home but said that he was fine. South Africa is also in contact with the Zimbabwean Defence Force #Zimbabwe

The Special Envoys will also be sent to the Republic of Angola to the Republic of Angola to see President Joao Lourenco, Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security to brief him on the situation #Zimbabwe

President Zuma has reiterated his call for calm and restraint and for the ZDF to ensure that peace and stability are not undermined in #Zimbabwe

SADC will continue to monitor the situation closely #Zimbabwe

7 Comments

  1. zzzzzzzzzzz

    November 15, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    Hate to be a spoiler but htis is some cherry news

    • Tolu

      November 15, 2017 at 7:17 pm

      Maybe.. hopefully another dictator doesn’t take his place.

  2. OA

    November 15, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    Ngwanu, Biko…what does “cherry” in the context of news mean. Some of us don’t jasi (are not hip) like that. Tanz!

  3. Anonymous

    November 15, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    The house arrest or whatever they are doing is long overdue.

  4. Prime Babe

    November 16, 2017 at 10:40 am

    He/She must have meant cheery

  5. zzzzzzzzzzz

    November 16, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    As I have always said some people do not care to read the write up, they would only go to the comments read what others have taken their time to comment, criticize and insult. Some people need to get a life

  6. wifematerial

    November 16, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    ROBERT MUGABE PRESIDENT SINCE …………………………… REMEMBERED HOW WE USED TO RECITE AFRICAN LEADERS/PRESIDENT AND THEIR NAMES. HIS NAME HAS BEEN IN MOUTH FORM TIME IMMEMORIAL …………AM 50YRS NOW STILL MUGABE!!!!!!!! HE SHOULD BE CONFINED FOREVER.

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