SW Radio Africa News Stories for Wednesday 28th November 2012
Archive for November 28th, 2012
SW Radio Africa News Headlines Wednesday 28th November 2012
Alex Bell speaks to Amnesty International’s Mozambique researcher, Muluka-Anne Miti, about a new report on the state of prisons there, which has exposed how thousands of people are being detained without ever being found guilty of a crime. Miti explains how people are being locked up for months, and sometimes years, in squalid conditions without ever having committed a crime.
Dewa Mavhinga, a policy research director with the Zimbabwe Democracy Institute, says the decision by the three GPA principals to set up a three member cabinet team to break the COPAC deadlock is a sheer waste of time. He adds that Robert Mugabe, Morgan Tsvangirai, Arthur Mutambara and Welshman Ncube (as a party leader) should resolve the outstanding issues within the framework of the existing structures.
Matola says political violence in on the increase in the Mazowe, Mvurwi and Chiweshe areas of Mashonaland Central province and ZANU PF has been closing businesses and schools, while beating and forcing people to attend long rallies and meetings to hear ZPF propaganda; while Noda says the so-called indigenisation program is not benefiting anyone from Matabeleland provinces because they have never voted ZPF, hence will remain marginalised & neglected; Sata says a lot of people are concerned as to why ZPF is pushing for elections and have already started their election campaigns. They must be planning dirty things to cling on to power for life.