South Africa’s leader has said he believes the deadlocks over Zimbabwe’s power sharing deal has been resolved

‘ We are hopeful that such an inclusive government will be put in place this week ‘Nkgalema Motlanthe said. He added that the regional body, SADC was launching an aid appeal to deal with Zimbabwe’s cholera crisis more than 18,000 people have developed the disease and aid agencies are warning that with heavy rains further infections are set to rise

After disputed presidential elections in March President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU PF party and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change agreed to form a power sharing government

But implementation of that agreement reached in September has been dogged by disagreements over whose supporters will get key ministries Months of negotiations brokered by former South African President Thabo Mbeki on behalf of the South African development community have failed to break the deadlock.



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