SADC urged to emulate ECOWAS and ditch passive by standing approach on crisis-hit Zimbabwe

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The People’s Democratic Party has urged Sadc to intervene in Zimbabwe to ensure that the crisis in Zimbabwe does not spread to other countries in the region. The PDP also urged Sadc to stop using its passive by standing approach and to emulate Ecowas.

In a statement, PDP spokesperson Jacob Mafume said:

Our hope is that SADC heeds our call, reluctance might result in the crisis spreading and destabilizing the whole region.

Part of the problem has already started manifesting in the xenophobic attacks on Zimbabwean nationals in neighbouring South Africa.

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) urges SADC to act on the concerns of the Zimbabwean people instead of adopting the current passive by-standing.

The power of a regional board need no further preface, the efficacy was proved by the response of ECOWAS in the Gambian crisis

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Jacob MafumeZimbabwe

Jacob Mafume is a Zimbabwean politician who is a member of the People's Democratic Party formerly the MDC Renewal Team party where he is the party spokesperson. Read More About Jacob Mafume

The Republic of Zimbabwe is a country located in the Southern Africa region. Its capital city is :Harare and the country has 10 provinces. Zimbabwe is 390,580 sq km and is bordered on all sides by other countries (Zambia in the north, South Africa in... Read More About Zimbabwe

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