"We are closer to a solution than we have ever been," says medical body Sasog
Mediation between the Swazi government and labour movements and opposition parties is due to start within weeks.
Mugabe said that negotiation was a different game which required compromise, "Unlike in card games in negotiation you must be ready for compromise"
President Thabo Mbeki has played a less than honest role in the Zimbabwe crisis. The debate rages on about what he is playing at in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change on Saturday insisted that its leader had sent a letter to President Thabo Mbeki asking him to step down as Zimbabwe mediator.