Harare — ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule met Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday night as SA’s governing party offered support to the Zanu-PF government, which is faced with a political and humanitarian crisis. President Cyril Ramaphosa is understood to be concerned with the situation in Zimbabwe and wants Mnangagwa to act so that the situation does not degenerate further and negatively affect SA. Human rights activists say at least 12 people have died following a military crackdown in which soldiers abducted and assaulted civilians, among other gross human rights violations that have resulted in some victims fleeing to SA. Magashule led a high-powered ANC delegation that included Tony Yengeni, Thoko Didiza and Bongani Bongo, who met Mnangagwa and his deputies, Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi, at the president’s official residence on Tuesday night. Magashule told journalists that he had visited Harare at the behest of Ramaphosa to get an assessment of the si...

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