SW Radio Africa News Stories for Thursday 7th February 2013
Archive for February 7th, 2013
SW Radio Africa News Headlines Thursday 7th February 2013
Tanonoka Joseph Whande says Zimbabweans deserve a better constitution than the “worthless” one that has been adopted by the country’s politicians. He says a constitution is meant to reflect the will of the people, unlike this new one which is the result of political negotiation.
In Crisis Analysis, which is being replaced with Hot Seat next week, Violet Gonda brings you an interview with the Justice and Legal Affairs deputy Minister Obert Gutu. He talks about the appalling situation in Zimbabwe’s prisons where scores of babies are in jail with their mothers. Journalists who toured Harare Remand Prison also said there were many inmates who have spent years in jail awaiting trial. 69 year old Jonathan Mutzinze told the Daily News he has been in prison for 15 years, following his arrest for purchasing a stolen vehicle.
Ngangezwe says people are fed up with the current GNU scenario and want it to end immediately. They can’t wait for elections to change things; while Matanga says in Bikita organisations like Care International and the Red Cross are letting ZANU PF sub-chiefs do what they want with donated food aid, which is not getting to those who need it but is shared amongst themselves. These organisations have been told what’s going on but they haven’t taken any action to stop the malpractice.