Tsvangirai to meet Obama

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama, above, will meet Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday in the Oval Office.

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama, above, will meet Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday in the Oval Office.

"The prime minister, along with millions of Zimbabweans, has been working against the odds to secure a stable democratic future for Zimbabwe," the White House said.

Tsvangirai, a long-time opposition leader backed by the West, became prime minister in a unity government on February 11, part of a power-sharing deal with his rival, PresidentRobert Mugabe. - Sapa-AFP

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