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Zimbabwe Prime Minister Tsvangirai Engages S.Africa's Zuma Over Elections

  • Ntungamili Nkomo

Tsvangirai's spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka said his boss wants SADC to ensure a conducive environment is created before the next round of elections.

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has called on South African President Jacob Zuma to work closely with the Southern African Development Community to prepare the road map for general elections next year.

Mr. Tsvangirai, who was in South Africa this week, is said to have met Wednesday with Mr. Zuma, SADC’s mediator in and implored him to start engaging regional leaders in the issue of polls.

Tsvangirai's spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka told the Zimbabwe Independent newspaper that his boss wants SADC to ensure a conducive environment is created before the next round of elections.

Deputy spokesperson of the Tsvangirai MDC formation, Thabitha Khumalo told VOA Studio 7 reporter Ntungamili Nkomo her party also wants SADC to deploy peace-keepers ahead of the elections.

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