Mnangagwa, Grace Mugabe In Surprise Meeting
17 August 2022
By-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has met with former first lady Grace Mugabe in Kinshasa, DRC.
The two met during the 42nd Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit, where the organisation’s founders were honoured for their role in its formation.
The Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), the forerunner of SADC, was a memorandum of understanding on common economic development signed in Lusaka, Zambia, on 1 April 1980.
All the founding fathers of the regional bloc are now late. These were:
- Zimbabwe: Robert Gabriel Mugabe
- Angola: Agustinho Neto
- Botswana: Seretse Khama
- Eswatini: King Sobhuza II
- Malawi: Hastings Kamuzu Banda
- Mozambique: Samora Machel.
- Tanzanian: Julius Kambarage Nyerere
- Zambia: Kenneth Kaunda
The awards were received by family members of the former Presidents, including Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe.
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