Motlanthe to host SADC summit
By Cindy Witten
26 January 2009
President Kgalema Motlanthe, who also Chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will today host the Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. There, they are to discuss the political situation in Zimbabwe.
Foreign Affairs' Ronnie Mamoepa says: “The summit is convened primarily to discuss the implementation of the Zimbabwean global political agreement signed in 2008 between Zanu PF and the two MDC formations, as facilitated by former President Thabo Mbeki as a SADC facilitator.”
This summit is expected to be attended by all SADC members’ states, former President Thabo Mbeki and the heads of the two MDC formations.