SW Radio Africa News Headlines Thursday 22nd November 2012
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SW Radio Africa News Stories for Thursday 22nd November 2012
Ncube says ZANU PF is using all the delaying tactics it can to block implementation of the reforms agreed to in the GPA. Now they are also delaying the draft constitution. Why do people think ZPF will accept defeat when elections are held in Zim, when these power greedy corrupt leaders have been showing their true colours all along? Rushaywa says police are corrupt, taking bribes from criminals, and it will be so difficult to reform the system which is getting worse each day. It’s so scary that some victims of crime don’t report the crime to the police any more.
Tanonoka Joseph Whande says primary elections are vital for any political party in Zimbabwe, because people must be given a fresh opportunity to re-appoint or reject a sitting official. He says people must be given the chance to bring in new representatives if they so wish.
Tererai talks to Thabani Nyoni from the Crisis Coalition and Cephas Zinhumwe from the National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations, about threats leveled by Mines Minister Obert Mpofu at groups that monitor Zimbabwe’s diamond industry. At a breakfast meeting on Wednesday Mpofu and the AG Johannes Tomana accused CSOs of “peddling falsehoods” and “malicious reports,” and threatened to prosecute them. Both Nyoni and Zinhumwe said they take the threats seriously but insisted they would continue to hold government accountable.