MDC welcomes SA special envoy to Zimbabwe

President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending a special envoy to Zimbabwe. This comes amidst calls for South Africa to step in as outrage grows on the crackdown on voices opposing government. eNCA speaks to MDC Deputy President, Tendai Biti. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC, is welcoming the appointment of special envoys to deal with the crisis in the country.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed former minister Sydney Mufamadi and former National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to engage with parties in Zimbabwe.

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MDC Deputy President, Tendai Biti, says they expect Ramaphosa's team to be transparent.

This as outrage grows at the crackdown on critical voices in that country.

"We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us," said Biti.



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