President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa will throw a lavish dinner for Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Thursday as they welcome him to open the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair on Friday.
In a statement the Ministry of Information Publicity and broadcasting Services said, “His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is arriving in Harare this afternoon. An Official Dinner will be hosted for him by His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa and The First Lady Mai Mnangagwa today at State House-Harare. Their Excellencies will be in Bulawayo for ZITF tomorrow.
The opposition MDC Leader Neslon Chamisa has condemned the invitation of Museveni to the country saying he is a dictator who oppresses his own people.
Museveni has was recently widely condemned for ordering the arrest and assault of opposition leader and musician Bobi Wine.
He is one of Africa’s longest serving dictators.