President Cyril Ramaphosa is upping the ante in his bid to address the political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe, with a 10 member ANC delegation led by secretary-general Ace Magashule set to visit Harare on Tuesday for talks with Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF.

Ramaphosa last week said he would deploy a high-powered ANC team to Zimbabwe “within days” as the political and economic situation in the country continues to be a threat to SA. A previous government delegation he sent to Zimbabwe attracted criticism for an ineffectual visit in which it was blocked from meeting the opposition.

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