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Archive for February 1st, 2013
SW Radio Africa News Stories for Friday 1st February 2013
SW Radio Africa News Headlines Friday 1st February 2013
Rashai says Zimbabweans are eagerly waiting for the new draft constitution so they can study it, rather than hearing politicians campaigning for a YES vote before its made public; while Peter says the explosion in Chitungwiza which killed 5 people was a bomb, which was brought by a serving army soldier and a retired CID. Their aim was to get mercury from the bomb. People are concerned that if it’s so easy to steal a bomb it means soldiers will hide weapons and attack any new government which takes over if ZANU PF loses elections.
Cathy Buckle writes: “When we heard the news that fifteen thousand crocodiles had escaped from a crocodile farm into the swirling waters of the flooded Limpopo River, it seemed hardly surprising after a fortnight of the strangest events occurring in Zimbabwe. Our internationally famous boundary river, immortalized in Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Just So Stories,’ had changed from the “great grey-green greasy Limpopo River” into a swollen, raging flooded monster. No one could believe the pictures of the flooded Limpopo, or the news that at one stage the border post actually had to close for a while until the water subsided.”