LATEST: Zimbabwe called 'at a moment of change'

2017-11-26 15:51
Emmerson Mnangagwa. (Felix Dlangamandla, Netwerk24)

Emmerson Mnangagwa. (Felix Dlangamandla, Netwerk24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Harare - Some international leaders are urging Zimbabwe's new president to deliver on his promises of inclusiveness, economic reform and free and fair elections.

Britain's minister for Africa, Rory Stewart, says in a video message from Zimbabwe that "this was one of the wealthiest countries in Africa, has incredible human potential, very, very educated population ... this is a country which has suffered terribly and which may be, if we're patient and if we're careful, be at a moment of change".

The group of global leaders known as The Elders is urging Zimbabwe's military, politicians and civil society to work together under new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying that "upcoming elections in 2018 are a crucial test of Zimbabwe's new leaders' commitment to democracy and political reform".

Read more on:    emmerson mnangagwa  |  zimbabwe  |  southern africa

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.