SADC to Meet as World Watches Situation in Zimbabwe

South African president Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Southern African Development Community chairperson, has called an urgent meeting to discuss the unfolding situation in Zimbabwe. Zuma sent envoys to the country after the Zimbabwean Defence Force put President Robert Mugabe under military guard, seized control of the state broadcaster and arrested senior officials.

From left: Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe and First Lady Grace Mugabe (file photo).

Photo: The Herald

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

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