News Roundup 02.02.13
Archive for February 2nd, 2013
Alex Bell is joined by SW Radio Africa’s correspondent Lionel Saungweme who reports that a voter registration exercise has been started in parts of Bulawayo, targeting only soldiers and police officers.
Mutsago says 33 years of evil ZANU PF rule must come to an end this year. People have suffered so much and can’t continue to experience hardships and dictatorship any more; while Nyikayaramba, the brother of the army chief, says he knows his brother and most of the army cadets will support and go with the government of the day despite his threats of not saluting Tsvangirai if he wins elections; Mazvi says the people of Zhombe are still traumatised, living in fear and failing to move on with their lives, following recent brutal assaults by the soldiers who are still roaming the neighbourhood.
Promise Mkwananzi, the MDC-T youth assembly secretary-general, believes the influence of young and new voters in Zimbabwe will define who will win the next election in the country. They will send out a message about the lack of job opportunities and development since independence