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"Mnangagwa Did Not Snub US-Africa Summit"

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will not attend the US-Africa summit running from 13 to 15 December, but Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Frederick Shava will instead represent Zimbabwe at the summit.

In a series of posts on Twitter on Tuesday, Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet George Charamba denied reports that Mnangagwa had snubbed the United States.

Charamba said the Ministerial level representation is a result of specific terms spelled out in Washington’s invitation to Harare. He said:

The facts are as follows: The US government for the first time broke with tradition to invite the Zimbabwean government to participate at the summit. It went further to indicate the level of representation it preferred, namely that of our Foreign Minister, Dr Frederick Shava.

It should be appreciated this is a US government event, in which case the US enjoys the right and prerogative of a host, which right they exercised as best they saw how.

With that stricture in mind, the Zimbabwean government decided to send the Foreign Minister, who is already in Washington for the US-Africa Summit.

President ED Mnangagwa did not snub any invite; none came asking for his direct participation.

Engagement on the illegal sanctions will take place at the summit. In fact, a few meetings with US government officials were lined up for the Foreign Minister, and these (are) to take place ahead of the summit.

This is why the Honourable Minister had to leave for Washington from Angola.

This year, for the first time, the United States of America asked Harare to be represented at the US-Africa Summit since its inception in 2014. | NewZiana

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33 Comments

Cde hondo 1 month ago

Haadiwe ku USA uyu because of what we all know. Period


Worzell Gummidge 1 month ago

So in truth, it is Mnangagwa who has been snubbed from the US-Africa Summit. Mwana wamambo muranda kumwe. USA haisi opposition yamunoponda nekumanikidza kuita zvido zvenyu. Handiti ED took sides with Putin, supporting the massacre of Ukrainians. Ngaakokwe kuRussia nekuBherarus...

Machiavelli 1 month ago

Someone is being economic with the truth here. That summit is for heads of state. However in inviting Zimbabwe the US government made it clear that in Zimbabwe's case, because The Head of State is sanctioned from visiting the USA, a Minister could/should stand in his stead.

ED had no option in the matter. Either he sent a Minister or Zimbabwe wouldn't be represented.


Mdc 4ED 1 month ago

Ahoy there. ED cannot attend coz he is personally restricted to do so. Any other explanation is spin


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

There’s no virgin in a maternity ward


Tete 1 month ago

The baby girl

Worzell Gummidge 1 month ago

Take your kindergarten knock-knock jokes to an ECD classroom. Nhundiramutsime. Ny'iramativi yemunhu.

😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

Shit will smell, no matter how small.


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

He who swallows a complete coconut have
absolute trust in his anus


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Tupac 1 month ago

EeeeDhiii is afraid of going to America, because of Susan's case. Interpol is waiting for him.


Bright 1 month ago

Us vanobata munhu avamise manje

😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

A woman walks out of the shower, winks at
her boyfriend, and says, "Honey, I shaved
myself down there. Do you know what that
means?" The boyfriend says, "Yeah, it means
the drain is clogged again."


1time 1 month ago

No it means the bush is clear.

😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

A naked man broke into a church. The police
chased him around and finally caught him by
the organ.

lol 1 month ago

ko madii kuvapawo ma sanctions marega kuenda kkkkkkkkk


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

What do you get when you jingle Santa's
balls? A white Christmas!


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

A man and a woman started to have **** in the
middle of a dark forest. After about 15
minutes, the man finally gets up and says,
"Damn, I wish I had a flashlight!" The woman
says, "Me too, you've been eating grass for the
past ten minutes!"


whoever you are 1 month ago

grow up nxa

Doug 1 month ago

I heard as if the Minister was going to say something at the US and African leaders meeting. Either us or the deputy secretary have confusion or the deputy secretary is trying to confuse us. How can anyone of us including those on top be respected by other nations if we do not show respect for each other?


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

What’s long and hard and full of semen?
A submarine.

Mdc 4ED 1 month ago

Sanctions will be discussed

1 month ago

asi ukubhadharwa here cz hapana kana ari kuita basa nezvauri kutumira zviri kubhowa

2bad 1 month ago

Words hurt. This is a direct confrontation. We don't need you in the States is the writing on the wall.

To be told to send a representative is so insulting.


xxc 1 month ago

Amen


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

What do boobs and toys have in common?
They were both originally made for kids, but daddies
end up playing with them.


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

What do you call a teapot of boiling water on top of mount
Everest?


😂 try not to laugh 1 month ago

Tarzan of the Apes was fighting a lion in Africa,
He won, but at the price of his eye, his arm, and his ****.
His jungle friends back home said they would help him out
by giving him the spare parts he needed.
They gave him an eye of an eagle, an arm of a gorilla, and
an elephants trunk for a ****. A couple weeks later a chimp
stops by and asks Tarzan how his new parts are.
Tarzan said “Eye make Tarzan see far, arm make Tarzan
strong, but Tarzan no like new wee-wee”.
The chimp asks “Why not?”
Tarzan responds “It keeps picking weeds and shoving up
Tarzan’s ass”.


Registered Voter 1 month ago

You are wrong Pindulans. ED is not sanctioned. His son was added to the list yesterday


iweee 1 month ago

@try not to laugh you are a nuisance I think you are the only person who is enjoying your empty if not **** jokes ukasekerera benzi padhibha rerapper chimhuru , enough is enough


cccc 1 month ago

Regai risaenda be nzi iro ED.Do do risina charinogona.


Dofo 1 month ago

just ignore that fool ne ma jokes ake seems to be seeking attention


Grade 1 1 month ago

So in essence, the USA does not recognize the 'illegitimate coup prez'


1 month ago

He did not snub the US Africa summit He was snubbed 😁😁😁😁



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