Zimbabwean president Mnangagwa to pay courtesy visit to Namibia

January 11, 2018
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FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa looks on after delivering the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Harare, Zimbabwe, December 20, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa will visit Namibia on Jan. 15, Namibian President Hage Geingob’s office said Thursday.

The statement from Geingob’s office said Mnangagwa will hold bilateral talks with Geingob during the one-day courtesy visit.

Geingob is the current deputy chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

“The visit is being conducted in the interest of further strengthening existing excellent bilateral relations between Namibia and Zimbabwe and considering new possible areas of cooperation,” Geingob’s office said.

Mnangagwa, inaugurated as Zimbabwe’s president in November, has visited South African President Jacob Zuma and is scheduled to visit Angola on Friday and meet with President Joao Lourenco.