Zimbabwe: AU Calls Zim Summit After Pleas From MDCs

Zimbabwe: AU Calls Zim Summit After Pleas From MDCs

[AllAfrica.com]

An election billboard in Harare calling for people to register.
An election billboard in Harare calling for people to register.

The African Union will convene a summit on the Zimbabwe election on Friday, after the continental leadership bloc was petitioned by the MDC formations.

This was revealed by Robert Mugabe at a rally in Marondera on Monday, where he vowed that the elections will take place despite the AU summit outcome or the MDCs’ objections.

“They (the MDCs) have taken the matter to the AU, which used to be our OAU (Organisation of African Unity), so we have sent (Justice Minister Patrick) Chinamasa to be prepared on the 19th of July. They want to postpone elections, but that will never happen with the absolute deceitful British who are supporting that,” Mugabe said.

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