Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa rules out forming coalition government

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 05, 2018 6:05 AM

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa ruled out forming a coalition government after visiting opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday.

"Currently there is no need," Mnangagwa said about the possibility of forming a coalition with Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change.

Mnangagwa came to power in November last year following a de facto military coup after which veteran leader Robert Mugabe stepped down after 37 years in power.

(Reporting by Alfonce Mbizwo; Writing by Joe Brock; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)