President Mugabe talking to Vice Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa, Phelekezela Mphoko while Ministers Sydney Sekeramayi, Ignatius Chombo, Mirriam Chikukwa and Professor Jonathan Moyo look on before his departure for Algeria this morning. (Picture by John Manzongo).

President Mugabe talking to Vice Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa, Phelekezela Mphoko while Ministers Sydney Sekeramayi, Ignatius Chombo, Mirriam Chikukwa and Professor Jonathan Moyo look on before his departure for Algeria this morning. (Picture by John Manzongo).

Herald Reporter
President Mugabe has left Harare for Algiers, Algeria, on a three day state visit aimed at enhancing economic and political co-operation between Zimbabwe and the North African country.

He was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Cde Simbarashe Mumbengegwi.

President Mugabe was seen off by Vice Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa, Phelekezela Mphoko, Media, Information and Publicity Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo, Local Government and National Housing Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo, Defence Minister Dr Sydney Sekeramayi, Minister of State for Harare Province Cde Miriam Chikukwa, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda, Service Chiefs and other senior government officials.

Details to follow..