SW Radio Africa News Stories for Wednesday 16th January 2013
Archive for January 16th, 2013
SW Radio Africa News Headlines Wednesday 16th January 2013
Political analyst Pedzisayi Ruhanya says despite the reported breakthrough in the COPAC talks, Zimbabweans must only rejoice when the inclusive government publicly announces the news and sets up a date for a referendum.
South Africa’s ANC government has indicated it plans to keep tightening its immigration policies this year, raising concern about what this means for refugees and migrants in the year to come. On tonight’s show Alex Bell speaks to two leading refugee rights groups in South Africa, about their concerns for the year ahead.
Banda says 2013 appears to be the same as last year. No signs of change, no proper information about the much anticipated referendum and elections, and it looks like it will be impossible to hold elections this year as ZANU PF wants to cling onto power for ever; while Rusike says he is disappointed with the COPAC progress on the new constitution and believes it is being delayed deliberately by ZPF, to buy time to remain in power looting our natural resources.