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Mugabe calls off politburo meeting

by Staff reporter
17 May 2017 at 06:40hrs | Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday reportedly cancelled the Zanu-PF politburo meeting, initially scheduled for today, to entertain his guest, Lesotho's King Letsie III, who is in the country on a four-day State visit.

Today's meeting was expected to seal the fate of the party's embattled political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere after all the party's 10 provinces recently passed a vote of no-confidence in him.

Zanu-PF secretary for administration Ignatius Chombo confirmed the cancellation, saying Mugabe had a busy schedule this week.

"Yes, the politburo has been postponed and all members are advised of the same. The President has a guest, so he has a busy schedule with the visiting King," he said.

Mugabe is today set to leave for Victoria Falls to join the Lesotho monarch on a boat cruise in the Zambezi River.

Tomorrow, the Zanu-PF leader is scheduled to officially open Tokwe-Mukosi Dam and conduct a groundbreaking ceremony for the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Masvingo-Chirundu Highway.

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Source - newsday