Pan African Parliament (PAP) President, Mr Roger Nkodo Dang, who arrived in the country yesterday, has endorsed the new political leadership in Zimbabwe, saying Africa should emulate the peaceful transition that took place in the country.

Mr Dang today paid courtesy calls on the Speaker of National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda, Senate President Edna Madzongwe and the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi.

Mr Dang was accompanied by a foreign delegation that includes the Pan African Ambassador to the US Mrs Arikana Chihombori Quoa, Zambian MP Professor Geoffrey Lungwangwa and a local contingent among them Chief Fortune Charumbira, Senator Chen Chimutengwende, Dr Tapiwa Mashakada and Mr Ladislus Ndoro.

Mr Dang exchanged notes on various issues affecting Africa as a whole with his counterparts in Zimbabwe.

He emphasized that Africa should celebrate and emulate how leadership renewal should be done without bloodshed so that they can have socio and economic development.

With Cde Ziyambi, the Pan African Parliament discussed on the importance of Zimbabwe ratifying the Malabo Protocol.

Mr Dang took the opportunity to handover the Malabo Protocol to the three dignitaries that he met for further perusal and he wound up by a familiarisation tour of Parliament Building where he and his delegation had a photo session.