Former-UN chief Kofi Annan meets Nelson Chamisa and President Mnangagwa

July 20, 2018
| Report Focus News

The Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa held separate meetings with the visiting former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan in Harare Friday .

former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan is leading a delegation of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working together for peace and human rights, which was founded by the late South African icon Nelson Mandela.

Mnangagwa met the group at State House Friday morning.

Confirming his own meeting on Twitter, Chamisa said;

“Just had a great meeting with the ’Elders’ on the election stalemate in Zimbabwe. We want the ballot to be transparent and authentic. One-man-one-vote is our mantra!

“We are committed to peace upon free and fair election.”


Annan is in Zimbabwe with Elders deputy chair Mary Robinson, a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and president of Ireland as well as former Algeria foreign minister Lakhdar Brahimi.

The group met leaders of the other opposition party leaders on Thursday as well as members of civil society.